Crappy photo by me. Cake recipe from Smitten Kitchen, icing from the back of the Hershey's cocoa box.
Just ignore the lumpy sides above. SOMEHOW my cake [and picture] just didn't turn out as beautiful as Deb's little work of art did:
Hopefully our cakes will improve with practice, but for now I'm just happy we got to celebrate both of our birthdays together this year!