Because I like to. And because I don't like DQ ice cream cakes, which seem to be the default in our family. And because I can always use the practice. And because I know they will be tasty and ::insert the I-bake-from-scratch-snooty-face:: not box-mix-pre-fab hullabaloo. [Aside: I spelled "hullabaloo" correctly on the first try, even though that might be the first time I've used that word in my life.]
Here's the first cake I ever put any effort into decorating, including learning to basket-weave the sides because that is what my mom wanted on the cake. (Chocolate with chocolate cream cheese frosting.)
|Lisa - Chocolate Basket-Weaving (06.21.10)|
|Jenni - Tie-dyed Layers (11.21.10)|
|Amie - Smoothed Frosting (04.24.11)|
And don't judge me: cream cheese makes the best frosting. FACT.