June 15, 2009

My big girl.

Last week was her birthday. We didn't do a big birthday party this year. Just family and friends close by. Her biggest gift was a bike. Since she outgrew her 12", she needed a new one. We (well my parents from Montreal sent the money, I picked it. lol) got a 20" but it was way to big for her so I went and got her an 18". Much, much better!

On their birthdays, the kids choose their dinner. This year my daughter wanted Chinese food. She also wanted a cake. Ok. A pink cake. Hmm ok. A pink castle cake. Two levels. Oh dear lord! Did I make it? Yes, of course. My mommy guilt always kicks in. She wanted chocolate filling in one and strawberry in another. lol

Here's the infamous cake. Now, I can cook and bake. Decorate a cake like the pros ? Not even close! Good thing they are young and see no imperfections. The top has a chocolate frosting and the bottom has fresh strawberry filling. I'm not a buttercream person but it works best for decorating.

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Here she is on her "first" big girl bike. Hubby is still tweaking the brakes on her current new bike. The brakes are not working properly. Kinda important when riding a bike.

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Happy Birthday big girl!

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A Bientot!

2 comments:

Jodee Leader said...

What a fun day and a fabulous cake too. You did a great job!

Célia Novais Rosado said...

Yes you did a great job! The cake is beautiful!!!!

send me an email to celianovais@yahoo.com.br and I will send you back a very nice book to help you with your cake decoration.

 

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