Cake Deprived

As I’m such a horrible mother and my son is in Germany on his birthday, and I am so very, very busy (and important!) I figured what with him not being around I don’t need to make his birthday cake. Right? There are a few flaws with this scenario. I…

The Birthday Cake

Monkey Boy’s fourteenth birthday was approaching and, unlike both of us, we hadn’t given a great deal of thought to his cake. Or, maybe, in hindsight, maybe he had, and I just thought he was being a smart arse. You see, when I asked him, he told me he wanted…

Cupcakes and goldfish

Today is the day of Chippie’s actual birthday. I could go into all manner of gushy blah, about how it was the most awesome experience and how much he has changed our world and [insert any other of the hundred million cliches about childbirth here] but there were cupcake to…