Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Donald's Party!

I think Donald had a great birthday yesterday.  We wrestled and played in the big bed and spent quite a bit of time outside, some of his most favorite things.  And then there was cake...

Although I'm pretty sure he thought Daisy was trying to make a move on his birthday cake in the photo above.  Don't worry, she got a piece of the cake too.  I used a recipe for Peanut Butter, Banana, Carrot, and Carob Chip Cake I saw on Urban Hounds recently.  The recipe is grain free and calls for coconut flour which seemed to just soak up any moisture so the cake batter was more like cookie dough and the baked cake was something like a brownie.  Strange, but it didn't phase the pugs...or Gammy, who just had to try some herself.  :-)

I guess I have to admit that it does look tasty.  Donald sure seemed to enjoy it.

Gammy and Gampy bought Donald a birthday present.  So after about an hour of both pugs begging for more cake, we tried using the gift as a distraction.

He loves his new toy and is looking forward to chewing on all the squeakers.  Thanks G&G!  Needless to say with a full belly and an evening of play time, Donald was a sack of potatoes as we carried him to bed.



  1. Oh that cake looks really good, and what a cute little toy! We have been wondering if Gussie may have some grain allergies also. He tend to itch and there is no reason for him to be doing that. We feed him Blue Buffalo but not grain free. How did you find out about Donald's allergies?
    Stella Rose's Momma

  2. Sweettt... Happy Birthday to Donald! Going over to look at the cake recipe now!

  3. Oooooohhhh Hannah would love that toy, Donald! I won't show this to her, don't worry. I love Daisy's photo bomb - she wants to know why she doesn't get to sit in the big chair too! Happy happy birthday Donald! You sure are a lucky boy!

  4. Do glad he liked the cake coconut flour fies suck up moisture but dogs love it
    Urban hounds

  5. That cake looks amazing! I want one of those for my next birthday - it has all my favorite ingredients. :)

    Glad you had such a fun Birthday, Donald! Now rest up little buddy - there's many more fun adventures ahead.


  6. What a wonderful birthday Donald! That cakes looks so delish!
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  7. That cake sounds yummy! Glad you had such a perfect day Donald!

    Meredith & Scarlet

  8. Happy Birthday Donald, what a truly amazing day you had, that cake looks yummy for sure, I think Gammy was right to try some too, my Mum would have done the exact same thing, it does look awfully deliciously good!
    I love the elephant mouse looking creature, I'm sure lots of fun will be had with that special squeeky stuffie, what a wonderful time must have been had by all, I bet you were all really sleepy after it all, sack of potatoes indeed! Love, Licks and Hugs from your Furiend Frank XxxxX

  9. happy birthday sweet boy! mama sure did a good job on that cute!

  10. Oh Donald
    Your birthday sounded to me like it was an awsome day!
    What a wonderful cake! You look so cute sitting there on your chair waiting for a bite!
    And your new toy that Gammy and Gampy got you- looks like fun. Lots of squeaks to be made!

  11. What an awesome pawty, Donald!

    Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster, Liberty & Whitney

  12. It looks like you had an awesome birthday, Donald! I'm going to have to ask your Gammy about how that cake tasted. Ha ha!


  13. Happy BDay! Hope to meet you sometime:) I wish my Momma could bake a cake like that...
    Eddie the Pug

  14. What an amazing cake! I'm sure it was enjoyed by everyone, LOL!

    Donald is such a lucky pug to have found you all as his new family!

    Lots of puggie kisses and hugs and have a wonderful year, Donald!

    Minnie, Mack and Mario

  15. What a fun party! So sorry we are late in commenting. That cake looked delicious! Does your mommy deliver?

  16. Wow! Happy belated b-day Donald! Seems like you had a lovely day indeed! Nice baking Momma Christy! Donald and Daisy are so lucky!!! (Donald, We love your toy from your grandparents and good job opening it!!!) xoxo~ G and the whole fam

  17. Hi Donald!

    What a super fun party you had!
    Happy belated birthday you sexy man pug!

    -Dana, Daisy & Bruce

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  19. Donald, your cake looks cake. Hope you had a wonderful time. We love your new toy. Great job on the unwrapping. Have a fantastic rest of your day.
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