Saturday, February 9, 2008

Birthday Cake Baking Trivia

(To see the correct answers scroll to the end of this post)

1. Emma chose a _______________ cake for her 5th birthday.
  • A. Littlest Pet Shop
  • B. Finding Nemo
  • C. Butterfly
  • D. None of the above

2. How many butterfly cakes did Emma have made for her 5th birthday?

  • A. 1
  • B. 2
  • C. 3
  • D. None of the above

3. Stacy has _________________.

  • A. Butterflies in her stomach
  • B. Butterfly cakes coming out of her ears
  • C. Got to be completely nuts
  • D. Both B and C

4. _______ pounds of powdered sugar were used to make the frosting for Emma's cake(s).

  • A. 2 (1 bag of powdered sugar)
  • B. 4 (2 bags of powdered sugar)
  • C. 6 (3 bags of powdered sugar)
  • D. None of the above

5. How many neighbors did Stacy have to call to get the extra ingredients she needed to make more frosting?

  • A. 1
  • B. 2
  • C. 3
  • D. Are you kidding? Stacy is so organized she wouldn't need to call on the neighbors for extra ingredients.

6. After studying the images below, what did Stacy believe would be the easiest way to entertain the kids during this cake baking frenzy and keep them happy?

  • A. Let Emma make her own cake
  • B. Let Emma and Gage decorate their own cakes
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. What? Are you crazy? This would only add to the chaos and mess!

7. What happened to Stacy's butterfly cake when she left the kitchen and was gone for less than 2 minutes?

  • A. Nothing
  • B. Emma ate the cake
  • C. Brie ate the cake
  • D. There's no way that Brie, the most well-mannered dog alive, would do anything to cause Stacy any grief

8. How many hours did this afternoon of cake baking/decorating take?

  • A. 2
  • B. 4
  • C. 6
  • D. 8

9. Who decided that while the kids and Stacy were busy, it would be a great time to take a nap?

  • A. Grus
  • B. Griz
  • C. Scott
  • D. All of the above

10. Who woke up about an hour or so later and decided it would be a great time to ask Stacy, "What's for supper?"

  • A. Scott
  • B. Grus
  • C. Griz
  • D. None of the above

11. Who decided they better take matters into their own hands and make spaghetti for supper and sprayed Ragu sauce all over Stacy's cake while she was still in the process of decorating it?

  • A. Scott
  • B. Gage
  • C. Emma
  • D. No one would be careless enough to do something like that!

12. Who spent the entire day in their pajamas?

  • A. Stacy
  • B. Emma
  • C. All of the above

Stacy's Monarch Butterfly

Emma's strawberry flavored pastel butterfly

Gage's butterfly with a chunk of wing missing thanks to Brie (bottom right, this picture doesn't do it justice)

Gage and Emma proudly display their "masterpieces"

Stacy changed out of her pajamas just for this picture, then jumped right back in them!

Emma LOVES her Monarch cake!

Our butterflies


Scott did help me clean up this mess!
What a long day! I am almost too pooped to party tomorrow at the zoo. If anyone would like to come over for cake tomorrow afternoon, come on over! As you can see, we have plenty! (I won't make any of you eat the cake that Brie decided to sample!)
1. Butterfly
2. C (3 butterfly cakes)
3. D Both B and C (Stacy has butterfly cakes coming out of her ears, and Stacy has to be completely nuts!)
4. C (6 lbs of powdered sugar!)
5. 2 neighbors (Bonnie had the powdered sugar and Maggie had the Crisco shortening)
6. C, Both A and B (Emma made her own strawberry cake, and Emma and Gage both got to decorate their own butterfly cake!)
7. C (Brie ate the cake!) UGH!!!!!!
8. D (8 hours spent baking/decorating cakes)
9, 10 and 11. I'm sure you knew the answers to these "no-brainer" questions!
12. C, both Emma and Stacy spent the entire day in their p.j.'s!

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