C is for Cake

There was a double birthday celebration at the inlaws at the weekend. Grandma H turned a grand old 76 and one of Little Zs cousins turned 6. So there was 2 cakes, lots of party food and Little Zs favourite song in the whole wide world; the Happy Birthday song.

His face was a little picture of excitement as he saw two birthday cakes being brought out with candles and prepared himself.

Except, he realised, there was something not quite right.

No one was singing to him and the words in the song didn’t include “Happy Birthday dear Little Z”. Huh.

He watched on slightly perplexed as the song was sing to other people and not him.

All ended well though as the candles on the cake were lit up again and the Happy Birthday song was sung to him four times!

I’m pretty sure he could have gone longer.

(Sorry the quality is slightly rubbish!)

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28 Thoughts on “C is for Cake

  1. Bless him! What a lovely photo :) Funny how you and me have gone for the same letter C!

  2. We have had a lot of birthday celebrations recently too. I love the way young children’s eyes light up as soon as the song starts!

  3. Kelloggsville on March 13, 2013 at 8:19 am said:

    Did he expect presents too lol!

  4. Ooh… I’m hungry! Is it too early for cake I wonder?!

  5. Aww what a fab picture. He looks so happy. x

  6. You have just reminded me I have birthday cake left *scuttles off*

    By the way that cake looks epic – very creamy, just my thing!

  7. fantastic photo xx

  8. Plenty of yummy middle oozing out! Happy Birthday to both

  9. That’s actually a really cool photo….:)

  10. That is a great photo, a real action shot! I can’t believe that cake wasn’t the first thing I thought of when I thought of the letter c!!! It’s funny how young children are mystified by anyone else having a birthday, if A had her way, she would have a birthday every day!

  11. Great photo. I love cake.

  12. His smile says it all, bless him :-D

  13. March is the same for us .. cake … cake … cake i love it although my waistline doesnt! lol

  14. Aw, cute. I am glad he got his turn in the end! x

  15. Mmmmmm… cake! How many candles are on that cake?! There are so many birthdays in March. Lucky for me, as I love cake! :-)

  16. Very cute :) Birthday cake is the very best sort of cake!

  17. your cake is a bright beacon of loveliness! The shiny candle light just makes it look even more special x

  18. Bless! Little A likes to think all cakes are for her too! :o).

  19. Cake is always good, regardless of the occasion. :)

  20. Cake!!!! There is always time for cake

    Mollyxxx

  21. Everytime we go to a Birthday party Aaron says “no it is my birthday”.
    But now that he is that tiny bit older, he understood in February that it was mine (we went ten pin bowling) and now whenever he remembers he says we played with balls on Mummy’s birthday.
    It’s progress that someone other than him is allowed to have a birthday so I know exactly what you mean.
    He’ll be thrilled in June when it is actually his birthday xx

  22. That cake looks a-blazing! ;) bet it was yummy x

  23. I love how you have to relight the candles numerous times just so they can blow them out. Meanwhile, molten wave with your cake?

  24. Sweet story! His smile says it all…

  25. The flames on the cake says it all♫ Visiting from The Gallery…My C effort: http://lore-eleven.blogspot.com/2013/03/contessa.html

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