This year, BigBoy had some very specific things he wanted to do out of the house so our at home celebration was very simple and the pictures minimal. Husband and I built our version of the Playmobil Fun Park on the dining nook wall.
Complete with working drawbridge!
He really wanted to meet Daddy for lunch. He is 6 years old now. It's time for him to start thinking about business lunches, you know! There is also a hobby shop in town that he wanted to go visit and a pool that desperately needed splashing!
BigBoy decided a while ago that he wanted the same cake as The Professor (because when you are 6 years old, there is nothing cooler than your 12 year old brother) except without the peppermint. Huh? A lethal peppermint cake with peppermint ganache frosting without the peppermint? Well, he meant he didn't want the crunchy peppermint sticks inside the filling, so we decided to use Andes Creme de Menthe baking pieces instead. Let me just say... awesome! And he told me exactly how it should be decorated. Two of his favorite Playmobil figures holding a banner. Done.
Now I'm going to bed.
We love you BigBoy and are so proud of the great big boy you are becoming!