And we threw him a party complete with the two essentials.
And tissue paper!
He was a tired little man, but he surely enjoyed working the crowd. It’s been a long time since we had all of the local family up on the mountain. 24 people including us! It gets larger every year. 😀 **
For this reason I made two cakes. I see no point in stretching one cake to 24 people. Even less of a point in having no leftovers. What’s a birthday cake without leftovers??
I kept it super simple this time.
I’m not even going to share pics of the other one because the frosting was misbehaving and I gave up decorating halfway through. (Note to self: try a different recipe next time.)
**The most recent addition–whom I cannot resist internet-naming Darcy–cuddling with Pokado. She held him for nearly half an hour and didn’t really want to give him up.: