Friday, December 23, 2011

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 a few years ago:

serious shot 


silly shot 

Merry CHRISTmas and Happy New Year from our family to yours!

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6 comments:

Tiffany said...

Love that tradition! If I don't get back over, wanted to wish you a very blessed, holy, and happy Christmas. Your family photo is beautiful!

melismama said...

Looks great and love the Silly shot! Merry Christmas!

Lynda said...

Merry CHRISTmas Smith family!!!

Tracy, I hope you, your husband, and all your little "cupcakes" have a wonderful day. God bless you!

We are baking and frosting our Jesus cake today:) We also sing Happy Birthday to baby Jesus. My kids love doing this:) May your family have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

noreen said...

How fun to make a serious and silly photo! Your children will remember that as they grow up. I think it's extra special too that the kids are decorating Jesus' cake! You do a wonderful job of sharing your faith with your children!

Lisa said...

What a wonderful tradition! We do the same thing, here. :-) My 13 year old baked the Lord's birthday cake this year and we put "2011" in candles on top and sang Happy Birthday to Jesus on Christmas. I just put pics of it up on my blog.

I hope you have a New year that is filled with nothing but love and joy!

God bless,
Lisa

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