24.2.15

Birthday Cake & Cards from the Bump


On Sunday we celebrated Spencer's Birthday. With his birthday being the day after my due date I wasn't sure whether to buy him presents from a baby or from the bump, at the beginning of the week I decided to risk it and buy from the bump.

I actually found it difficult to find things from the bump, Father's Day cards & Christmas cards were readily available on sites such as Moonpig and Funky Pigeon, but not Birthday. After a little bit of Googling I was taken to Etsy and thankfully a UK based Etsy seller. 

I couldn't resist the centre of attention day card, I also added inside that he should make the most of it before baby comes, we've been joking for a while about the fact that the baby is due so close to his birthday so his birthday will be forgotten about once baby arrives.

For the cake I automatically went to Baker Days as I know that you can completely personalise cakes with them and I know that they taste good. I also included a little message in the card that came with the cake, it did tickle me that they just stuck a piece of paper in the card instead of writing or typing the message directly onto the card but the card is free with the cake so this didn't bother me.


Personalised photo upload cake - Baker Days
Centre of Attention Day card - Scribbler (if you use Quidco don't forget to claim cashback!) 
Birthday card from the bump - Etsy

I ordered my cards early in the morning and both of them arrived the following day. I paid £5.99 to have the cake delivered by Courier on the Friday, unfortunately there were some issues with the Courier and I never received the cake. He did knock but didn't give me time to answer or attempt to leave it with a neighbour. As a result we didn't get the cake until Monday. Baker Days are kindly refunding me the £5.99 and are looking into the issues with the Courier.

2 comments:

  1. aww how lovely, such a fab idea not sure why I never did this when I was pregnant for Stuart's birthday.

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  2. What lovely ideas! I can't believe how close you are to giving birth- and that it's taken me so long to get around the commenting! x

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