Monday, May 20, 2013

Sea Theme Scuba Cake for Richard's Happy Birthday!!!

 
Happy Blue Monday to everyone hosted Sally  at Smiling Sally.  I am joining a little late today.  Be sure to visit Sally for many other blue posts. 
 
Happy Victoria Day to all my Canadian friends. 
 Today is our holiday Monday and I am home from work.
 

We celebrated Richard's birthday last night.  Robin scuba dives but Rich has to snorkle and said he wanted to take scuba lessons instead of having to snorkle with the kids all the time. We put our money together and gave that to him for his birthday towards lessons.   Heere are Richard and Robin, both wearing BLUE.
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Geoff and Kiley and Austin, dressed in BLUE (Madeline couldn't make it.... :o( )
I baked a cake and therefore the theme had to be a blue sea theme even though he'll be snorkling in lakes.  It was a chocolate mocha cake with my marshmallow fondant covering it.  The shells and octapus were made of fondant and then I added gummy fish and shark and dolphins. 

I made a treasure chest box on the top and we wrapped the birthday money in a plastic wrap and tucked it in there.  "Gold" chocolate coins hung out the opening.  BLUE tablecloth....BLUE cellphone.

We gave him cards and the last envelope held a clue to open up the chest.  He did and he was so happy about the prospect of scuba.   Marc and I singing Happy Birthday.

We had a nice evening....

9 comments:

SmilingSally said...

You are getting better and better! What a special cake; I'm sure he was thrilled.

Shelia said...

Hi Judy! Oh, what a great birthday cake! You really should have our own little bakery shop! Lots of happy faces and you look as cute as can be!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

LV said...

A very special day well spent with family. A birthday I am sure everyone will remember.

Julie said...

you are the sweetest person in the world!!! Yur cake is so beautiful and what a neat idea to put the money in the chest!!! Yo ho ho!!!

Lynda said...

You are so clever and creative - - and full of love to take the time to make such a special cake. It's obvious you all had a wonderful celebration!

jeanne, backyard neighbor said...

Happy Birthday to Richard. I know he loved his birthday celebration. The cake is so perfect and clever. I love the pic of you both singing Happy birthdays. Very cute of you both. Judi you are amazing making cookies and now cakes.
Love, Jeanne

Theresa said...

What a wonderful Birthday celebration! GORGEOUS cake... GIRL, you are talented:) Love it that you all enjoyed that time together and gave such a thoughtful gift! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

Shelia said...

Hi Judi! Thanks so much for your sweet comments. Yes, my mother is about 5 minutes from my house. She does seem to be adjusting! I'm sure you're still baking up a storm.
be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Julie said...

Miss you girlfriend...hope all is well your way! Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog!
xoxo- Julie