There is this adorable little girl that recently turned 3 and wanted an "Elmo at the Beach" themed cake. There is also this cute boy who recently turned 5 and begged for a "Cars, the movie" themed cake. Doesn't seem difficult, right? WRONG! These amazing kids are part of the same family and have very similar birthdays so a joint birthday was in store. Since both kids wanted a theme completely different and both kids absolutely love pull-apart cakes (multiple cupcakes are pushed together and iced at one time so the top looks like a cake, but the cupcakes just pull apart! No knife required!) so two cakes were in order.
So, I set my imagination to work and this is what I came up with: