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February 7, 2008

Nothing To See Here

Our computer had a glitch. The casualty? The pictures from the birthday party. All of them. No other pictures - just those.

(If you listen closely, you can hear me screaming.)

I made a Death Star cake, for crying out loud! It was cool! The Alderaan pinata was completely awesome! Argh!

Let me describe the cake: I made a one-layer, rectangular cake, and frosted it black. It was space. We put metallic sprinkles on it, and gold and silver star candles.

Rising up out of the blackness of space was a sphere of grey-frosted chocolate cake. From a dish near the top of the sphere, six green birthday candles angled into each other to form a single point - which was really cool when they were all lit.

It was a Seriously. Cool. Cake.

And the pinata was amazing. It looked like a real planet. It was especially amazing considering that I didn't touch the thing. The kids did it all (and Jeff did the spray paint base).

It figures.

Posted by lynx at February 7, 2008 11:29 PM

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Aw, man! The cake and pinata sound incredible. You guys rock, pictures or no.

Posted by: Drew at February 8, 2008 6:06 AM

Did no one else get photos? :-(

It sounds fabulous! It must be _very_ disappointing not to have the photos... (I was telling my husband about it, and even he remembered the Borg Cube cake:-) )

Posted by: Fe at February 8, 2008 7:45 AM

Oh No!! That sucks! I feel for you. But the cake and pinata sound absolutely awesome anyway. I'm going to tell the kids about it!

Posted by: Rachel at February 8, 2008 12:59 PM

Ack! Tragic!

Posted by: Poppins at February 9, 2008 2:02 PM

Ow. Truly, ow. But unlike Rachel, I'm NOT telling my kids about it. ;)

Posted by: KathyJo at February 9, 2008 4:00 PM

OK, as a HUGE Star Wars fan myslef, I'm torn. Do I tell my 12 y/o son about your awesome cake (in which case he will urge me to make it - and I don't need the encouragement!), or do I keep my mouth shut and just roll it around in my own brain?

Oh, what the heck, we needed a theme for his birthday this year anyway ;)

Posted by: Firefly Mom at February 9, 2008 9:03 PM

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