My “middlest” is turning 9 next week and as cliche as it sounds it just doesn’t seem possible. She is such a sweet, giving and thoughtful little girl – I’m so grateful to be her mom. As I was looking through Pinterest for ideas about what to make for her cake, it dawned on me that my beloved mother-in-law was the one who inspired me to start baking my own cakes. My husband remembers her making his cakes for his birthday growing up and he said it brought back great memories. For something I never gave much thought to before, it certainly has been a sweet tradition I’ve had the joy of carrying out.
Now, I’m not a “Pinterest Perfect” baker- you aren’t going to see rolled fondant from this girl. But, what you will see is a mom, wife, daughter, daughter-in-law and friend who loves the people around her ….
Our oldest had a baseball party and he absolutely LOVES Oreos…so we mixed the two that year.
Our daughter was very into horses one year. My best effort, lol- she loved it despite the lack of perfection.
Happy Birthday Jesus!
My Father-in-Law loves carrot cake, so we made him this for his birthday one year.
There’s my sweet mother-in-law catching a memory 🙂
This one the kiddos got to make themselves for grandpa…they were SO proud.
And for another dear friend ….
Do you purchase or make your own cakes? What’s your favorite cake?!
This post is dedicated to my dear mother-in-law who is in the final stages of cancer. I can’t tell you how much she has influenced my life and has made me a better mother. Love her so much…