Happy birthday to my big boy!

by jerseygirl on November 27, 2009 · 28 comments

Today was my son’s 8th birthday. It’s hard to believe that my youngest is that big.  To celebrate, we made cupcakes that I saw on Picky Palate. Jenny from Picky Palate has a great blog filled with fun, family friendly recipes. These cupcakes caught my eye right away and the kiddos loved making them. It was like an art and baking project all in one. Check out the bowls filled with the colored batter and pretty cupcake tins before they went in the oven.

The cupcakes went great with ice cream. My son picked out an M & M  ice cream cake. Between the cake and cupcakes, the kids were sugared out. Now they’re crashing and mommy gets some quiet time. Time for a movie and maybe a nibbling of some leftovers. And then gym time tomorrow. Have a great night!



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Annie November 27, 2009 at 11:30 pm

He is so handsome! The cupcakes are so adorable too. What a fun birthday project 🙂


The Penny-Pinching Mama November 27, 2009 at 11:37 pm

Wow…I'll have to bookmark this just in case I'm in the mood to make cupcakes for my daughter's 1st birthday next month!

Really neat!


Cathy November 28, 2009 at 3:43 am

They do grow up fast! Enjoy it–my daughter is in college already. Great looking cupcakes.


Barbara Bakes November 28, 2009 at 5:38 am

Fun cupcakes! Love the M&M Cake! They grow up too fast!


Katrina November 28, 2009 at 12:46 pm

Happy Anniversary, Happy Birthday to your big boy! And happy working out. hehe
I made rainbow cupcakes when my son turned 8 in Sept. (I used a recipe from Nicole's Baking Bites. They look about the same and are really fun! Fun times. Here comes Christmas–ready or not!


teresa November 28, 2009 at 1:23 pm

how sweet, what a fun birthday treat! hope you had a good thanksgiving!


Adam November 28, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Those are some wild cupcakes for a birthday… I love how happy he looks! Hope you guys have a fantastic day 🙂


Dawn November 28, 2009 at 5:50 pm

now those are the perfect cupcakes for kids. I would eat those too. Happy Birthday to him. You're a good Mom.


Velva November 28, 2009 at 10:27 pm

These cupcakes are adorable. A definite fun cupcake for your birthday boy. Thanks for sharing.


Lea Ann November 28, 2009 at 10:46 pm

Happy Birthday to your son! These cupcakes are great. What a fun idea. I'm sending this post to a friend who is getting ready to celebrate a son't B-day. Great idea.


Donna-FFW November 28, 2009 at 11:10 pm

What a special cupcake for his birthday, perfect choice. Happy Birthday to him!!


The Food Hunter November 29, 2009 at 5:22 pm

Happy Birthday to him and Happy Anniversary to you and your husband!


Maria November 29, 2009 at 9:04 pm

I love the cupcakes. They are so fun. Glad he had a nice celebration!


Leslie November 29, 2009 at 10:54 pm

Happy Happy Birthday to you son! What a cutie!


kat November 30, 2009 at 11:20 am

Those do make for some fun cupcakes!


Cate O'Malley November 30, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Love the tie-dye cupcakes!


Juliana November 30, 2009 at 10:38 pm

Wow, 8 years old, he is so precious 🙂 The cupcakes look just right for his birthday…bubbly and colorful!


Jamie November 30, 2009 at 11:20 pm

Now those are some colorful cupcakes….how fun! Happy Birthday to your son!


Pam November 30, 2009 at 11:55 pm

Happy b-day to your son. What fun and colorful cupcakes.


The Japanese Redneck December 1, 2009 at 1:50 pm

I saw those too. Love the colors.


Chef Fresco December 2, 2009 at 10:16 pm

Aww happy birthday to your little one! These cupcakes are awesome! I would've loved them as a kid (okay, and still would love them:)


RecipeGirl December 4, 2009 at 1:21 pm

So cute! Don't they just love the swirly colorful stuff?? Happy belated bday to your little guy- mine is 8 too!


black eyed susans kitchen December 4, 2009 at 1:36 pm

Hi Lisa, Wow, tie-dye hippie cupcakes. My older kids will love this!
♥, Susan


RV December 4, 2009 at 7:39 pm

Happy B'day to the handsome boy.. The cupcakes are so beautiful.. I love the colors in it.


The Blonde Duck December 5, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Those cupcakes are awesome! Happy b-day to your baby!


Mrs. L December 7, 2009 at 8:01 pm

Totally cute cupcakes and I love the M&M cake.


Erica December 11, 2009 at 5:32 pm

Lisa! I always love all of your recipes. The christmas cookies look great but I was really wowed by how fun these cupcakes are. Perfect for a kids birthday party. What a fabulous mama you are. Have a good weekend


Chrissy January 14, 2011 at 3:42 pm

Hey Lisa.. the cupcakes look awesome! I think Meg and I may have to do some this weekend!


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