|Pictured: our lake and possibly Predator.|
|She even snuck Winterfell in on the map...|
which was literally the only reference I understood.
I almost don't even want to show you my rinky-dink birthday cake I made for our friend's birthday today. I made a classic homemade chocolate fudge cake and finally tried making icing from scratch so I could use that paper towel trick I mentioned several blogs/sleeps ago. He's a huge San Jose Sharks fan, so my color palette reflected that in the teal and black dyes....and white sprinkles. Even though it's only the border, I still pledge allegiance to sprinkles. Forever and always.
|Had you not seen the LOTR cake, you'd probably be impressed by this.|
|Cratered and splotchy like my currently sunburned face (long story).|
|You've saved me more times than I care to admit, Crisco.|
|I could be scraping cakes or siding with this bad boy, |
you don't even know. Well, the frosting bowl kinda gives me away,
but you get the point.
|Ohhh Lordy that's smoother than an R. Kelly slow jam.|
This cake I will also get to partake in eating at, you guessed it, Sean's birthday party. I am now winding down with 8" round cakes for now. I feel like I want to try cakes with different sized tiers for the next couple of weeks. I'm starting out with minicakes that I am taking on a trip with my mom next weekend. I'm also dying to learn how to make a killer hedgehog-shaped cake...speaking of hedgies, even though I got to watch the Thunderbirds practice on Friday before the big air show this weekend (that's where the sunburn came from. Turns out it wasn't such a long story), the best thing I've seen the whole weekend was this picture sent to me by my husband, who knows my limit of obsession when it comes to hedgehogs is practically endless:
|A rare spikeball in its natural habitat...still looks pretty cranky.|