Saturday, December 25, 2010

Happy Birthday Jesus!

Each year since our children were very small, we have decorated a birthday cake for Jesus and we sing "Happy Birthday" to Him on Christmas Day.   My children and their cousins love to sprinkle (dump) lots of sprinkles and multi-colored sugar crystals on the cake.  Then we place a small plastic manger with baby Jesus in it in the middle of the cake.  Here is a picture of our oldest Cupcake decorating a cake when she was 2 1/2 years old:


 Here are pictures of my Cupcakes and cousins decorating away last year:
Merry CHRISTmas and Happy New Year!

10 comments:

Lynda said...

Merry CHRISTmas Tracy! I hope you and your family had a wonderful day. I voted for you yesterday and today.

Tammy said...

Such a wonderful thing to make a cake for Jesus !!! I love it, and think your family is so awesome !!! Your teachings are wonderful !!!

Cute cake, ours look like that some years too:)Glad the family like the crackers:) Hope you are having a wonderful Christmas weekend. We are still taking this week off from school, I am reorganizing, FUN FUN FUN....NOT:) I voted for you

Alida said...

We did the same thing when our sons were growing up... your photos gave me such fond memories!

I just found your blog and am your newest follower:-)

Joy & blessings,
Alida from Blackpurl's Knitpickings

Tracy said...

Hi Lynda!
We had a great CHRISTmas! Lots of fun, family, friends and food! It was a blessed time! We hope you had a beautiful one too! Thanks for the votes! I voted back :)

Tracy said...

HI Tammy!
Merry CHRISTmas! We hope you had a great one!
Thanks for your visit and kind comments :)

Tracy said...

Hi Anna-Marie,
No school this week for us either! :) But, I do need to plan for next week's schooling because with a wedding this weekend, there will be no time to plan. Hope you are having a restful time as you reorganize! Reorganizing, a never ending adventure! :) Thanks for the vote, voted for you too! :)

Tracy said...

Hi Alida!
Thanks for your visit and comment and follow! My kids love to decorate Jesus' cake and eat it too! It's a fun and easy way to emphasize the reason for the season, don't you think? I'll be visiting your blog soon! :)

Lynda said...

I voted for you today. A wedding on New Year's how fun is that. To start the year off as man and wife how wonderful and romantic. I hope you have a good time with not to much stress. God bless.

Tracy said...

Thanks Lynda! We are looking forward to a fun and special wedding! I just hope everyone in our family stays well for it! Have a blessed day!

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