Living Arrows 29/52 (2017)

Last week it was Toby’s fourth birthday (and I will get round to writing his four year update soon!) – it was on a nursery day so he opened a couple of presents in the morning then had a cake and pass the parcel at nursery, and got to open the rest of his presents when he came home.

Barry and I spent nearly all day making a Numberblocks birthday cake as requested by Toby – I’m going to put a tutorial up soon too. I did all the cakes and icing, and Barry made all the features, which ended up being much trickier than I had imagined!

Anyway, I was really pleased with how it turned out – Toby loved it, although after the first piece refused to eat any more because apparently the icing was ‘revolting’ so Barry’s work colleagues were treated to quite a lot of cake last week!

Toby seeing his Numberblocks birthday cake for the first time

We haven’t had a party for Toby’s birthday – partly because I’m mean and can’t be bothered organising anything until I can’t get away with not doing any more, and partly because my mum and dad are on holiday and we’re just going to do a small family and friends party for Toby and Gabe together when they get back.

I don’t think Gabe really understood what was going on, or why Toby was getting to open presents. He quickly claimed the birthday balloon as his own – I think it lasted two days before I took it away when they couldn’t stop fighting over it! It’s only a month until his birthday though (I can’t believe he’s going to be two soon!) and he can have some presents of his own to open.

I didn’t take many pictures of Gabe this week, with it being all about Toby really. I like this one though – apart from that he’s got his dummy in because he had been super-grumpy on the way home from nursery. He wasn’t letting go of that balloon though, whatever else was going on…

Gabe clutching Toby's birthday balloon

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8 thoughts on “Living Arrows 29/52 (2017)

  1. Incredible cake!! My son recently turned 3 and I did consider making a Numberblock number 3 cake…
    If he still loves Numberblocks next year I shall definitely give it a go! His favourite episode is the Octoblock super hero one 🙂
    Toby looks so pleased!
    #LivingArrows

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