Everyone should get a birthday cake. A cake designed by a four-year-old is something TRULY special, though.
We have a delightful little bakery on the island, run by a Frenchman and his American wife. We’ve been ordering cakes from them for the last few years – I can bake, but I’m not great at decorating, so I pass on that job.
Grandad and Angel went to see the baker a week before my birthday. She had some very specific ideas about what my cake should look like.
“It has to be a carrot cake. It should have red frosting roses, and little frosting carrots. It should say ‘Happy Birthday Grandmom.’ And, it has to have….
God Bless him, he did it.
Wish I had been there to see his face when she asked!