Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A Boy and His Cake

Jackson's first cake was everything I'd imagined and more.

The cake reads: Jackson's Growing Up!
My brother's girlfriend, Anna, is a fabulous baker so there was no question as to who would make our cake. I sent her a couple pictures as inspiration and told her to take it from there. What I really wanted was balloons galore. 

I'd say she delivered!

When I saw the house on the cake I almost died. I did not expect it! And how freakin' cute is that house?!




At first, J wasn't too into his cake.

Who are we kidding, he never got very into the cake. There was no diving in, just a little icing mama smudged on his face trying to get him to eat his cake!




And bye bye went the house.


What you can't see here is a little something special on the inside of the cake...


YAY!! Per my request, Anna made each layer a different color.

Personally, I thought it added another element of Up whimsy to the day.


Even though he demanded to be spoon-fed his cake with ice-cream accompanying each bite, Jackson ate it up! And this mama was beyond happy with the most perfect cake for her baby's first birthday.

16 comments:

  1. What an awesome cake! Love the cake smash.

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  2. That cake is absolutely adorable! I love the different colored layers :)

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  3. Love it!!! I just got chills reading this post!! I can't believe baby J is one! He is so stinkin cute!!!!

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  4. That is one amazing cake! Your brother's girlfriend is so very talented! Geez...taken back.


    But then there's the cute little one sort of eating it and that helps its cuteness! W didn't like his cake AT ALL when he first had it. But now---I think he's changed his mind! I'm glad because really who doesn't like cake???

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  5. That is the cutest cake ever!!

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  6. Gosh that cake is amazing! I love the balloons!

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  7. So cute! I love the cake! We couldn't get Sydney to touch it on her first birthday either:-( but next year he will love the cake!

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  8. She did a great job on the cake! Evie wouldn't smash her cake either!

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  9. What an awesome cake! Hey I like ice cream with my cake too :)

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  10. Very cute cake! Glad he had a good birthday

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  11. So so cute!! Love how it turned out!

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  12. I love this cake and the whole theme as well! Up is one of my favorite movies! Your son is so adorable. Love your blog! Following...now. :) Have a wonderful rest of the week!

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