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17 May 2008

turning 4



My youngest just turned four, that makes me feel really old. I am no longer the cute young mom toting the chubby baby, but the old Mom getting harassed by preteens for their own cell phone. But, on the bright side I can usually go to the store alone and that is a definite plus.
My little fella is all about cars (especially the movie Cars) so when I saw this cake in Family Fun magazine I decided to give it a try. The scale on mine is a bit whacked- as you can see. The donut wheels were the real problem, I couldn't find the right size. All the chocolate donut hotspots (convenience stores) only had the tiny Donette chocolate donuts in the 6 pack, you know- the ones you eat only on a road trip- or these full-sized ones, conveniently also at the gas station. So the tractor ended up looking like a tough low rider, but the birthday boy and all the other small ones at the party were impressed and that's what matters.

7 comments:

susan said...

That cake is quacktastic! I want one and I don't even have a special liking for cars and heavy equipment.

Its amazing.

lex said...

Sweet wheels!

H said...

Whopsy cool... wowowowowow. Love the donut/gum drop combination. Sweet. Crew is a lucky foreman to have such a rad mom! Happy birthday. 4 is (one of the) best age(s).

Diania said...

I think you need to make this for a certain brother for his birthday next year.

Midge said...

Soo Cute! Cake decorating is much harder than it looks, you did an awsome job. I have a nephew who would love that cake.

Colett said...

I doooo always eat those little donuts on road trips! I'm sure the cake was a hit, good job!

steph said...

Monster truck backhoe cake?!!! Love it noelleo.

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