Not me. I am old enough. Ms Fab went all grown up on us and grew a whole year wiser.
She wanted a simple sleep over party with just a few friends. And this is all fine by us. Big crazy kid parties are hard to deal with, but they are more like taking off a bandaid, quick and painful, but over in a sec. Sleep overs are the opposite, long and mellow.
I decided to do a bit more of a proper cake decorating this year. They get a special cake from me every year, but I thought it might be time to actually see what is a person supposed to do with this cake business. To do it properly you need a whole pile of sugar and hydrogenated oils. Oh, and another pile of colours. Eewuuu. Yuck.
So I settled for a few nozzles and Ms.Fab’s favorite color – blue. This is all fine and dandy, but when I got to the baking, the stupid cake didnt rise. It didnt rise at all. I had a decision to make and I started making a new one. It all took way to long, but I was done by 3:30am. And now she had a lunch cake (presented above) and a proper cake.
The day was here. Mr.Blab did his sophisticated balloon decoration. Its a staple of his. This is where you will find him on any of the kids party days – with a balloon and sticky tape in hand.
Opening of presents, a very important part of the process.
Dinner order: pizza
Balloon play, a hit. So long, carefully stuck on balloons by Mr.Blab.
And of course, cake.
I was pretty good with the flowers, huh? Its my first time.
I even got the shells shape on the bottom kind of happening.
The frosting was not smooth, but thats what you get for wanting soft natural one.
When they retired to the bedroom, they played…
book reading race…yeah…they raced who will read 4 chapters quicker. Who are these girls?
For breakfast is the usual special event treat – french crepes.
Then they played in the cold mud outside. Brrrr..
And brought heaps of dirt inside. Like, heaps of it. I barely saved the ceiling from it.
The celebrations were a success.
The non rising cake ended up in the bin eventually, it just couldnt stand next to the proper one.
And that one was…yummmmmo!