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Saturday, November 26, 2011

How About A Pink Christmas Tree?

Hi everyone! The wind is howling outside and woke me from a peaceful sleep! So since I fell asleep early last night I thought I would put up my Pink Saturday post! Visit Beverly. She shares so many wonderful pink delights with us and visit many pinkies today!

I visited a new pinkie today! Jennifer inspired me to put some pink in my Christmas tree! So while I search for the perfects pinks I thought I would share these beautiful google images with you. Isn't this first tree amazing?
This black and pink version is sweet and very chic! It would make a delightful Christmas card!
How about some neon Christmas colors? Who says Christmas has to be all green and red?????


We have not put up our tree yet but since I celebrate a December birthday, on the 3rd, I like to have my tree ready! As a child I thought the tree was my first Christmas present! Jennifer is giving away one of her hand created trees so I hope you visit this talented pinkie and say hi! Tell her I sent you over! Her creative talents are amazing! Just in time for some Christmas fun!


Being born in December is a tough time! The competition is tremendous! Who can compete with Our Lord, being celebrated on the 25th of December? It doesn't get much better then Him although my daughter Noelle and her hubby Roger share December 13th as their dual birthdays!!  My niece Holly is December 16th and my nephew Brian the 24th. Holly's daughter Sarah rounds out the month with a New Year's Eve birthday!


My mom always made sure I had a pretty birthday cake and I never had a "Christmas" theme cake! Everyone expects you to go with it but I love fun so I have always had a beautiful birthday with a fun cake! As a kid my mom's friend Minka, who owned a bakery once made me an Easter bonnet cake! It is a treasured memory and I wish I had a photo to share! My friend Sharon once had her girlfriend Tosh make me my favorite cake, red velvet! It was frosted with butter cream frosting and had a beautiful burgundy ribbon dressing it! My Sweets is always thoughtful. He had a "Cathy" ice cream cake made for me and a "Betty Boop" cake. My favorite Aunt Ang made me a butterfly cake one year! It was a cut out cake and I celebrated my 16th birthday with that pretty cake.


I need to dig through my photos and find some shots to share. I don't think I have that Easter bonnet cake but the memory is still vivid in my mind. So instead I am showing off some google images I found of pretty birthday cakes!

25 comments:

sissie said...

Love your Christmas tree, so pretty with the touches of pink!

My birthday falls on Mother's Day, so I know what you mean.

Cute cakes.

hugs
Sissie

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Tis the season for Pink?? It works for me although I'm kind of a traditional gal, but do have some pretty pink..ish ornaments. Happy Pink Saturday my Colorado Gal friend....stay warm and Happy Pink Saturday.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Being a pink loving gal I love a pink Christmas tree. A Dec birthday is hard but sounds like your Mom did a good job of making it special for you@ hugs, Linda

Sarah (Nikki) said...

Hi Anne...love all these...especially the cakes. And I love that you thought the christmas tree was for your birthday. Have a great weekend....

Suzann said...

Love the Tree!!!
Having a birthday in December is hard but it sounds like your mom made it special
Enjoy your weekend!!
Suzann ~xoxo~

Theresa said...

I love that tree! Mine is not up yet either but it is on my to-do list:) Have a blessed day, I want some cake NOW... wonder why? HEHE! HUGS!

Esther Joy said...

The pink tree is gorgeous! I do already have my tree up - my granddaughter helped me this week.

I also have a daughter that has a birthday in December. When she was still at home, I always tried to wait till after her birthday to put up the tree - which was very difficult for me because I LOVE to decorate early for Christmas!

Marilyn said...

Love the pink tree!! No, I mean I REALLY love it!! LOL!! I am just a push-over for pink!!
Happy December Birthday in case I get side-tracked & forget.....
Have a Great Weekend!
Marilyn

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

OMYGOODNESS!! We share the SAME BIRTHDAY!!!! Mine is the 3rd also!!!! :):):):):):):):) I will be 40 next Saturday!!! Loveeeeeeeeeeeeee the trees and the cakes! :):):):):):):):):):):)

PeggyR said...

Your tree is lovely!

Jenny's Heart said...

Wow that is a busy birthday month for you, it is for us also
my sister and her husband also share a birthday Dec.7th, then we have Jesus' birth on Christmas day, my nephew on the 26th and my niece and my brother in law on the 27th.
My mom always had the tree up for my sisters birthday too.
We also never made her birthday a Christmas theme.
Thanks for sharing your sweet cake memories too :)
Happy Pink Saturday

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Hi Ann with an "e" :) :)

My grandmother used to decorate a pink Victorian Christmas tree every year for Christmas.

Oh, I LOVe Betty Boop...and that red velvet cake looks pretty good, too :) :) Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

Elaine said...

I hope you and the family had a nice Thanksgiving.. Warmwhishes and Hugs Elaine

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

Anne, I knew I liked you! My birthday is Dec 4th so I do know what you are talking about. My daughters is the 27th; my brother-in-law Dec 24 and his wife SIL Dec 26; I also have about 7 close friends with birthdays in Nov/Dec; and, my other Colorado friend shares your birthday! Love your purple blog, your pink tree and red velvet cake too. Have a wonderful birthday!!!

JenGrenko said...

Hi Anne, What a beautiful blog you have! You are welcome to a Christmas tree picture from my blog. If you want a certain color, let me know and I will email you a better pic! Thanks for coming by!! Good luck with the giveaway!

Heather and Kathy said...

I so love the Pink tree and the pictures of the cakes! Now I want some cake!!! Ugh! thank goodness I don't have any in the house! What a busy month you will have in December! I hope you are having a great day!!!


Heather

CIELO said...

Thank you for visiting the house in the roses and for leaving such sweet comments.... and so nice meeting you! Sending some magical moments your way...

Cielo

NanaDiana said...

Loving all the pinks here! I have a Dec. 12 birthday, too! I don't ever remember it being more than cake and ice cream and a present because "Christmas was coming"...lol I'm glad that your family made it so special for you! xo Diana

sonya said...

I love the pink tree!The cakes are making me drool!
Happy Birthday next week!
Thank you stopping by today and Happy Pink Saturday!
Sonya

Mimi said...

How beautiful is that pink tree? I love it! My youngest daughter's birthday isn't in December but it is January 6th. I love keeping my Christmas tree up as long as I can but it has to be down before her birthday. And, I learned to over buy for her at Christmas and decide what was birthday and what was Christmas.
Everything was sold out after Christmas.
Thanks for stopping by my pink breadbox post! Love your blog :) And a new follower!

Marydon said...

G'eve sweetie ~ Oh, what fun. The cakes are gorgeous & the tree looks so like mine. Hope yo are settled back in & relaxed from your trip. Glad you had a lovely time.

C'mon over & check our pink ... Love Is.

Have a lovely week, my friend.
Huggers,
Marydon

Kaye - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

What fun pictures for Pink Saturday. I, too, especially loved the pink and black tree. Delightful! Have a blessed week.

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

I didn't realize you were a Dec. Baby, too ~ Mine is on the 15th. I've never minded ~ I guess I used to think everyone got all fancied up just for lil ol' me!!! LOL

Happy early bday, my dear friend!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Anne,
An early Happy Bithday wish for you! My little granddaughter is one year old on the 3rd of December. Then mine is New Years Day so I know what you mean! Love your pinks! A belated Happy Pink Saturday to you and have a wonderful week.

Blessings,
Sandi

Annesphamily said...

Love to all of you here! Life has been hectic, a co worker is moving for the third time this year! So we are short staffed and since there are 4 gals and the ENT doctor it is tough. Everyone wanting to get in before the holidays so we are slammed! SO I love having all of you here and will try to get over during the weekend!
Blessings and Hugs
Anne