I love planning birthday parties for my kids, so when my oldest daughter turned 4, I figured it was time for a "real" birthday party, since she would be old enough to appreciate it. So I planned a full out cowgirl party, complete with a ghost town made out of refrigerator boxes.
As I was planning, I knew no ordinary cake would do. So knowing my cousin and good friend Annie made fancy cakes, I asked her to make one for Aspen. She agreed, and even let me help!
This is what my baby girl had for her first big birthday:
After the big day, I started thinking to myself how much fun it had been helping with her cake. And the seed was planted...