Tagged with Birthday cake

An impromptu birthday party

An impromptu birthday party

So the Little One, as you may have read, was ill on her birthday.  We did go out for the day (riding her new bike in Hermann Park, a visit to the zoo, riding a pedalo on the lake and then to the Aquarium restaurant for a late lunch) but by the time we got … Continue reading

How big is too big?

How big is too big?

We were at a birthday party the other weekend (we had two that day) and as it was mid afternoon I wasn’t expecting the Big One to be fed so I’d given her lunch before we got there.  There was food at 2.30pm: pizza (obligatory at all children’s birthday parties here, it seems) which all … Continue reading

A birthday abroad

A birthday abroad

It was the Big One’s birthday on Friday and she reached the very grown up age of 6.  It’s astonishing to me that she can be that old when I distinctly remember her being tiny and new born and that seems only very recent.  But 6 she is and she is having a divided birthday … Continue reading

Mermaid birthday cake

Mermaid birthday cake

I’ve been very busy this week organising the Big One’s birthday celebrations.  This has included lots of baking, including cookie cakes for school, 2 mermaid birthday cakes and cake pops for the girls at her party to decorate. Here’s the cake: I had to make two so we had a small version for the Big … Continue reading

Birthday cake for a friend

Birthday cake for a friend

The Little One’s godmother and her family are staying with us this week.  We’ve had a great time and the kids have really enjoyed spending so much time together. Today it’s the godmother’s birthday and whilst they all went out this afternoon, the girls and I have made a cake to eat when we get … Continue reading