I love cowboys. I love the idea of cowboys.
Maybe it’s my roots of growing up in Sterling, Colorado.
The multitude of ranches, cowboy wear, the permanent smell of cows, or the annual Cowboy Ball. Maybe it started in first grade when I met my childhood best friend whose father owned a feedlot. It’s possible that the fact that everyone dressed in cowboy hats and boots during the Logan County Fair, even if you didn’t don them for the rest of the year, encouraged my affinity for cowboys. Regardless, I have some favorites that I wish I personally knew.
I don’t possess any kind of cowboy/girl skills. None whatsoever. In fact, it would probably be safe to say that I would fail at those just as hard as I fail at most sports. But I’m intrigued with the lifestyle of a real cowboy. Even my poor nephew is destined to have a toy chest full of cowboy themed toys because of me. This was what he got for his first birthday:
Pull-Along-Cowboy! This cool wooden cowboy pull toy kicks up his heels as the horse’s wheels turn. Brilliant!
You can imagine my excitement when my dear friend, Emy, asked me to make a western themed birthday cake for her 10 year old daughter’s birthday party. Boy howdy and giddyup! I was all over it.
Cute! Thanks, Emy, for letting me be a part of your sweet girl’s birthday!
Frosting–pink and white buttercream