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John turned 21 this weekend and we celebrated with cake! He spent the weekend with his sister - you know, doing the traditional things that a 21 year old does when officiating their ability to drink in public.

If you are a familiar with StampinUp, then you know this image.  BUT, when I made the cake, I boyed it up with masculine colors.  It was a really fun project and is "clean and simple", but folks, let me assure you that this 'lil cake took essentially all afternoon and evening to design and construct.

Super Fun.  And Delish.  I used a basic yellow-cake recipe (all home made no box) and yummy home made buttercream frosting.  The inside of the cake included a layer of the raspberry jelly I made in August.



So there, an edible masterpiece.

Oh...and our last one year older reminding both my husband and I that we are getting closer to empty nest heaven nothing but older. (ha)

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