The kids decided to make a cake for my birthday. It was reasonably cool out, we had a sparkly new oven to bake it in, and it's always fun to bake a cake.
They decided to use a box mix instead of baking from scratch. This allowed them to focus more on the all-important task of decorating the cake.
"If we had white frosting we could write on it: 'Happy Birthday Mommy, Now You're an Old Fart'. "
and action shot: