My #1 granddaughter will celebrate her 7th birthday in a few days. So her mom, who's planning a party at the park for a lively bunch of first-graders, called the other day asking if I'd decorate the cake.
See, I haven't done any cake decorating in . . . well, a really, really long time! I still have most of my Wilton supplies, but the frosting bags were so old that when we moved last year, they had to be thrown away.
Anyway, I asked what GD#1 had in mind for her cake and was told . . . FLAMINGOS!!!
So my daughter baked a big chocolate-chip cookie cake and brought it over today after she picked up the kids from school. She even made the frosting for me. So all I had to do was dig deep into my ancient memories of cake decorating skills (such as they were!) and somehow . . . come up with pink flamingos. GD#1 made a few suggestions along the way, and here's how it turned out (GD#1's name removed for privacy's sake):