One of my favorite blogs is Cake Wrecks. Maybe because I've made more than my fair share of cake wrecks. Spotted this one a few weeks ago:
Wendy and Katie recreated it for my own recent 26th birthday:
And Marmee made my favorite birthday cake, the Chocolate Pumpkin Cake (recipe from Country Living).
It was a good birthday, perhaps as a result of low expectations. And Texas Tech beat Texas, so I got my birthday wish.