A Golden Spring Fling

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After this completely miserable winter, the first day of spring yesterday called for a serious Golden-style celebration with my friends The Big Dogs–Sunshine, Maggie, and Kenai.

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No doggy spring fling is complete without a pretty cake, so my human mommy and I headed to the kitchen and I supervised the baking of our pawty cake. (Many thanks to Wear.Wag.Repeat. for the spectacular cake inspiration, which was part of a recent Tasty Tuesday blog hop. Click here for the recipe.)

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We cut the cake and waited for our guests to arrive.

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I wish that I had photos of us actually eating the cake, but it was so absolutely fabulous that we inhaled it.

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Hey, Maggie, I’m licking my lips back here. Did you leave a little crumb on your plate for me?

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Looks like Sunshine was licking her lips too, and searching for crumbs on more than one plate. That’s ok, because Sunshine is the momma dog and she can do anything she wants to do.

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Meanwhile Kenai, the only boy dog, found his special blue plate, ate every bit of his cake . . .

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. . . and then wandered off for a little bit of boy exploration . . .

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. . . while the girls made their way to the door in hopes that another cake would spring through the door. Here’s hoping that your first day of spring was super special and that you feel the gift of a fresh start from Mother Nature.

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46 Comments on “A Golden Spring Fling”

  1. fredrieka says:

    woof I am jealous, but my friend Riley is coming at the end of the month for a one night stay.. wags and woofs

  2. Sunshine, Maggie, Kenai says:

    we thoroughly enjoyed our spring pawty, the cake was delicious! We were so exhausted from the festivities that we settled in for a very long nap when we got home and didn’t even start our “give me my dinner” growls until about 6:30. Thank you for being such a good hostess!

  3. What a beautiful cake for your spring party. Looks like it was a big hit.

  4. fozziemum says:

    How simply divine to see…a gorgeous cake some gorgeous pups some glorious grass and sunshine…..hugs and lovies Fozziemum xxx

  5. you certainly have a talented Mommy! Not like mine! That cake looks delicious!!!!! Sadly, we had snow the first day of Spring and more coming NEXT week. Barks and licks and love, Dakota

  6. I LOVE how the cake turned out, the icing is so pretty! And you got great shots of everyone. Sending you lots of Chocolate Lab kisses!

  7. writetowag says:

    How pawesome Miss Harper Lee!!!! It looks like the perfect day…Maggie’s sweet senior face…Hugs and love always and Happy Spring!!!!

    • It was a really, really perfect day. I think that beautiful senior face belongs to Sunshine. She’s the momma dog. She has that beautiful Golden sugar face and a perfect puppy heart. We all really, really love her.

  8. Kuruk says:

    Yumwumwumwumwum! Happy happy Spring beauwoowooootiful Miss Lee!

  9. Will and Eko says:

    Tasty way to start the season! Love those lick-lipping photos, that’s how you know it was good.

  10. What a fun spring party! That cake looks amazing! My plate would’ve been empty pretty quickly, too.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

  11. Ms. Harper – you have guilted me into making this for Dolce & Amore.
    They will love you for it!
    Me, I’m not so sure! (just teasing!)

  12. Cinnamon says:

    Happy Spring.
    Gosh your cake sure looked good.

    xo Cinnamon

  13. What a great party and your cake is fabulous! Is Sunshine Harper Lee’s mom? Happy Spring!

  14. Rosy Rue says:

    Oh what a fabulous party ! Thanks for sharing !!! RosyPoodleKisses!

  15. 2browndawgs says:

    What a yummy looking cake! Looks like a great party!

  16. Misaki says:

    What a yummy and very pretty cake!

  17. pawedblog says:

    Oh what a lovely way to celebrate the first day of spring. That cake looks so pretty and delicious. Such lucky pups!
    Hugs, Carrie (Myfie, Ellie and Millie) x

  18. What a wonderful Spring Party! Your mom made a beautiful cake and you guys look great together! Looks like a wonderful day!
    Marty

  19. Did you say CAKE!!!! YUM!!!!
    Wally & Sammy

  20. cafall says:

    Such fun! We’ve gone right into summer here…. 😦

    Monty and Harlow

  21. Jan K says:

    What an awesome party! We might have to go and look up that recipe and have a party too….when spring actually gets here! It’s looking promising for the weekend!


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