I am infinitely more spoiled than I deserve. You hear? Infinitely.
My darling client, Jesselyn, has offered to gift me with my salon baby shower cake. This is no small thing. Jesselyn is a masterful artist! And any baked good that comes from her home is sinfully delicious!
My dilemma? She wants my input on the cake design.
You know me. I know specifically and exactly how I want everything, period. For crying out loud, THIS is why I’ve been nicknamed “Square Piece”! From a glass of water to a slice of dessert, from a Subway sub to a Christmas tree, I have strong and decisive opinions on e.v.e.r.y. l.i.t.t.l.e. d.e.t.a.i.l. Every detail, that is, except my baby shower cake.
But if you saw the brilliance with which Jesselyn assembles her artful designs, you wouldn’t want to screw it up with your input either! I mean, look at this stuff! Half of it doesn’t even look like cake!
We’ve got Homer Simpson:
A crossword puzzle:
A tea pot:
A box of wine:
Crocs (the irony is not lost on me):
A gift box:
But then there’s some baby shower cakes she’s done:
And this one that looks like a baby block:
But look how pretty the classic, sleek, elegant cakes are!
And isn’t this one just GORGEOUS!?
So you see what I mean? How am I – me, Suzy Square Piece – supposed to tell HER – Jesseyln, who runs her own business, Eat Cake – what this is supposed to look like?! In spite of my encouraging her to go with her instincts and expressing that I trust her artistic vision, she still wants more feedback!
I’ve thought about a bird nest/sparrow/baby theme OR a single baby on top of a sleek, tiered cake with his blanket draping down to the bottom on one side… But I dunno…
Who’s got a good idea? I’m all ears! Based on what you know about me, Brian, Bennett and possibly even his nursery (or possibly not), what should I do?