Thursday, December 27, 2007

Jono's B-day

Unfortunately for him, Jono's birthday is two days after Christmas. To celebrate him, we had a family party today, and will have a party with his friends in a couple of weeks after holiday travel subsides. We got him several fun presents and made him a cake.

We have a family tradition at Orangehouse. I make the cakes in whatever shape the boys request. When I asked Jono what type of cake he wanted, he said "uh... I dunno..." and then looking around the room for ideas, suddenly replied "a Christmas tree!" so that's what I made. I used strawberry cake mix, lemon icing dyed green, and red M&M's as decorations. Then I used some real tree bark stripped from our firewood to decorate the trunk. We won't eat that.

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