Oct 19, 2009

Drum Roll Please

Introducing the cake o' birthday for Mister Jack...

Homemade fondant, 9+ different dye colors, 3 batches of cake, and unmentionable amount of hours spent later here is what I came up with for Jack's bday cake.

It didn't turn out quite like I had imagined in my head, but it'll do donkey it'll do (yeah I quote Shrek quoting Babe).

Jack loved it and that is all that matters.

He knew that he got the whole house part to himself...but after a couple attempts to break through the fondant, he gave the house to Cole and settled for a normal piece of cake.

On a much bigger side note-- today three years ago our little man Jack came into this world. It was the easiest labor I have had. He seemed in a rush to get here...and he hasn't stopped rushing since. Here are some things we love about Jack...

his impish grin
his 90 (or so) different facial expressions
"yes or no?"
how much he loves daddy
how hard he tries to be like Cole
how much he loves Case
drawing on his back
listening to him speak..."pwoppers (ploppers), pway (play), wunch (lunch)"
plays on his own
so active
how easily he says "thank you"
how much more easily he says "i love you mommy"

So corny, but time really does fly.

party picture maybe tomorrow


Cinderella, the A-Train and Our Little Caboose said...

Happy Birthday Jack-o...we sure love that guy! The cake looks great!! Job well done Rissa, as usual.

Noah want's to send Jack a personal message:

sjfjhjkekdvkkkk,fdkd fkjnj,

That says, "I love you Jack, Happy birthday. I can't wait til we can play together!"

Love you guys

Jenny said...

Holy crap...seriously, that cake rules! My fav part..little blue. You rocked it and I'm not sure why you would think otherwise! I mean seriously...who makes their own fondant...in 100 different colors...and a miniture blue? Not moi that's for darn sure! Can't wait to see the party pics!

Michelle said...

You put me to shame. Your cake is AMAZING as always. I love little blue as well. I can't believe how creative you are and how much you get accomplished with THREE little ones. You are my hero!

Amy said...

Super cute.

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh! That cake is amazing!!! You absolutely rock!

tara said...

it really does and by the way...you'r beautiful and so was that cake. wasn't what you expected my bum...what did you expect? a life-size version? sheesh, crazy lady. way to go. you rule

Lorie said...

The cake was amazing!!

Bird said...


Your cakes are awesome!!!!!

You have certainly impressed me ;)

I'm sending you a reply by email...



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