Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Childhood Memories

When I was a little girl. I wanted to be a Ballerina. I lived in a very small community that did not offer dance lessons of any type. My mother bought me some ballet slippers when I was 6 years old. That year for my birthday she made me a cake that I thought was the most wonderful of all. My grandmother had a set of 3 tier cake pans, that you would make a wedding cake with. Mom made me a cake with them, frosted in light pink with dancing ballerinas all around the tiers. On the very top was a much larger ballerina dressed in a pink tutu! For some reason, mother did not take pictures of this particular birthday party. So I do not have a picture of it. But I have never forgot it! Funny how a simple picture can bring back distant memories otherwise forgotten. I hope you take time today to make some special memories with the little people in your life.

Hugs,
Lorri

9 comments:

My Vintage Studio said...

Hi Lorri. Did you ever rec'e my package of my blog give away? I am getting ready to post a new one and may rethink my mailing on this one. Hope you are doing well! Sharon

Old Centennial Farmhouse said...

what a sweet story of your mom trying to make your ballerina dreams come true! You still have your memories of the day! I love vintage cake or cupcake toppers, don't you?

cathleen said...

Lorri...I always wished for a birthday cake just like yours.

Cottage Rose said...

Hi Lorri; I love that sweet memory of your birthday. Your Mom sounds like a very loving and caring Lady. The ballerina's are so sweet looking, my daughter too ballet lessons when she was small, I so miss that... Thanks for Sharing.

Hugs;
Alaura

FeeBeeKay said...

What gorgeous little ballerinas Lorri!! And very timely for me!! I am picking up tulle fabric tomorrow - I got a fantastic tip for making little tutu's and am making one for Baby Kay's first birthday tea! We are all ballerina mad at the minute getting things together. And it is a lovely reminder to enjoy this time I have with her! Thanks for a great post - really enjoyed reading it this evening! Fiona x

Jann said...

What a sweet story. I remember so many of the cakes my mom made me when I was growing up. Amazing what our moms could do for us with a little imagination and a lot of hard work, isn't it?

Jean Tuthill said...

I love the little ballerinas, they are so pretty. Your birthday cake sounds dreamy, I'm going to keep that one in mind. I make cakes and may be able to use that idea someday.

Sarahlcc♥ said...

Oh, I love those cake toppers! I wanted to be a ballerina too. However, my toes are very happy I was not able to pursue that career!

debbie said...

HELLO LORRIE,
I LOVE THIS POST. I LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHILDHOOD MEMORIES.
I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A VET AS A CHILD
BLESSINGS
debbie