Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Son Enjoyed His Birthday Cake in the Cutest Way Possible

THIS is the new cake smash!

Have you ever seen a birthday cake so irresistible, you wanted to sink your teeth into it immediately? If you’re an adult, that might be bad manners.

But if you’re a toddler celebrating his second birthday, taking big chomps of birthday cake is adorable!

That’s exactly the approach that Crew, Chip and Joanna Gaines’ son, took when presented with a pristine layer cake.

Happy Birthday, Crew!

On Instagram, Joanna Gaines posted two photos showing her son’s unique approach to tackling a birthday cake. The first picture shows a circular white layer cake covered in rainbow sprinkles, with a handful of tiny bites already taken from the edge and one more in progress.

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Well that’s one way to do it 💚

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The second photo is even bolder, with Crew hugging the cake with his hands and taking a bigger bite. Kids have all the fun!

You know her from the hit TV show, Fixer Upper, and her restaurant, Magnolia Table, but want to learn more about what makes Joanna Gaines tick?

Birthday Party Inspiration

Scratching your head about how to celebrate a Gaines-worthy birthday with your kids? Here are some adorable birthday food ideas that the kiddos are sure to gobble up. Mini burgers? Unicorn cake? It’s all there! Don’t forget the funfetti, because nothing says “happy birthday” like rainbow sprinkles.

If you want to impress the family, but need to brush up on your baking skills, this guide contains foolproof birthday cake recipes, plus baking tips and decorating ideas. And no sweat if you use a store-bought cake or even want to make a cake from a box—those can be fabulous, too!

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Krista Garcia
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