As I've mentioned before, while all birthdays are magical in their own ways, I feel like third birthdays are a huge developmental milestone. That was the birthday where I remember looking at Stacey and seeing, for the first time, a little kid instead of a baby.
So to make two 3rd birthday cakes in one weekend was lots of fun for me. I knew each of these kids had had very real input into their cakes' themes, for the first time in their little lives. They each chose their very favorite thing (at the moment), and they couldn't have been more different from each other!
So, without further ado...
In this corner, weighing in at 3 years old and an entire bag of crushed Oreos is Cohen's monster truck birthday cake!
His parents gave me free reign to hit up Toys R Us for monster truck cake toppers and "victim" Matchbox cars. This cake and its bright, bold colors made me so happy every time I opened the fridge and saw it. Well, its colors and the tire tracks running up and down and all around. Not to mention all that Oreo crumb dirt*.
But I also happen to know that while little boys and girls might lead us to believe differently, there is still some sugar and spice and everything nice in each little boy, and there are some frogs and snails and puppy dog tails in every single little girl.
Happy 3rd birthday Cohen!
Happy 3rd birthday Tula!
* If you ever need to make Oreo crumbs, it could not be easier. Throw the entire cookies (cream filling and all) into your food processor and zap away. The cream filling somehow disappears into the crumbs and you can't even see it!