Follow Blog via Email

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Subscribe to our Mailing List

Get the news right in your inbox!

Matthew’s 7th Birthday

August 8, 2017 in cakes, misc., musings - 1 Comment - 2 min read


Seven is supposed to be a lucky number, I told Matthew today.  So, since you just turned 7, this should be a really great year.  He was unimpressed.  I’m slowly, and sadly, beginning to realize that the older he gets, the more uncool I become.  When did being 7 get to be so big??


For his birthday this year, I decided to go low-key and have just family and close friends over for dinner and cake.  To be honest, last year’s party was very time intensive, and I just wasn’t up for that this time around. (You can check out the Star War’s theme here. His 5th birthday party was dinosaur themed and I didn’t put on the blog for a reason I can’t remember, 4th birthday party was shark-themed, 3rd birthday party was “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” both which can be found here, 2nd birthday party, and 1st birthday party.  Phew!)


So, he asked for a blueberry cake, and I ordered these super cute sprinkles to go along.  (In fact, I order all my sprinkles from her.  They are unique and beautiful.)  His favorite colors are turquoise and orange.  Lucky me I found sprinkles with both.


The recipe comes from Sweetapolita’s cookbook, which is fantastic, by the way.  The only change I made was adding lemon curd in-between the layers of cake instead of frosting.  And the frosting is my favorite–Swiss meringue buttercream.


It was a great day to celebrate, and I was thankful that family and friends could be there.  Happy birthday Matthew! xoxo



Thanks for stopping by! I love baking and hope these recipes inspire you to create something wonderful in your kitchen. xoxo

All posts

1 Comment

  • Aunt Kathy August 8, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    What a beautiful cake! Happy Birthday, Matthew!

  • Leave a Reply

    Follow Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Top Posts

    Mitten Sugar Cookies [tutorial]
    Apple Puff Pancakes
    Chocolate Pudding Surprise
    Swirl Cupcakes {tutorial}
    Llama Sugar cookies {tutorial}
    Pan Banging Cookies
    Alice in Wonderland Sugar Cookies

    About Me

    Hello and welcome! I am so glad you're here. On this blog you'll find recipes for delicious desserts and sugar cookie inspiration. Pull up a chair and stay awhile! Read More



    Subscribe & Follow

    Quick Links

    Latest Posts