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He? She? Open to See!!!

I was so excited to be asked to make this cake.  I did Ruba's wedding cake back in June and now she's expecting a baby.  Last Saturday Ruba dropped off the results of her ultrasound revealing if the baby was a girl a boy.  The envelope was sealed.  I was going to be the only one who knew the results.  So cool.  I am so glad I only had to keep this in for a week as I am horrible at keeping secrets. Well, ones that are good news secrets!

Every time I wanted to say something to someone I was worried if I said anything to anyone that everyone would know and it would get back to the family just like in the story The King of Togo Togo.  The story was on one of the Shell (gas station) cassettes that we got in the 80's.  I remember listening to it a lot in the car on our trip out to Vancouver in 1986.  The king has two horns and keeps it a secret.  I forgot who he tells, but that person just couldn't keep it in.  So he went far outside the kingdom and finally ended up whispering the secret into the grass and eventually the secret got back to everyone.  All week I kept thinking "each blade of grass whispered to the other, the king of Togo Togo has two horns."  I digress, but now I am on the hunt to find that cassette!

So, the reason why I was the only one who got to know if the baby was going to be a boy or a girl is because tonight when they cut into the cake it would either be pink or blue inside.  That's how everyone was going to find out.  Such fun!  I made a 3 layer 8" cake, vanilla with cream cheese icing.


Congratulations Mommy and Daddy!


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