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Unique birthday cards that are extra special

Everyone has a birthday, whether or not we celebrate them is up to us but we all have them to pin point moments in our lives. We haven’t always been able to celebrate birthday’s though, before the invention of the calendar it was difficult to keep track of days and months, only being able to keep track of the concept of time by the phases of the sun and the moon.

It wasn’t until the Egyptian Pharo’s in around 3,000 B.C.E that the first record of a birthday came about, and was used to mark a Pharo’s birth as a God. And Birthdays at this time were used as a form of protection rather than a celebration. They believed that these “birth” days welcomed evil spirits into the world. So, like other pagan cultures, they lit candles to ward off these spirits as they represented a light in the darkness.

The first record in history of the birth of non-religious figures was in Rome, and Roman citizens would celebrate their friends a family’s birthdays. So, the Romans got the party started on birthdays.

There’s actually quite a lot of history recorded around birthday’s we could go on for a while about it, but we’ll keep the history facts short and sweet. Now adays, a fair amount of us celebrate birthdays, whether it’s our own or our loved ones. And one thing we always seem to send or get is a birthday card.

We think it’s time to spice up the traditional birthday card; as much as we love receiving the traditional ones, imagine the look on someone's face if they get one with an extra special surprise inside, and we have created the perfect letterbox gift and card.

Cake Cards are a unique gift that you can send through the post to brighten up someone's day for any occasion. They consist of a card and a choice of one or two slices of yummy cake or treats, all packaged together in a specially designed card box. Our letterbox cake cards have been specifically designed this way to fit through a standard size letterbox, allowing us to send these unique gift cakes by post!

There are lots of personalisation options too, with extra items and unique cards to create the perfect gift, you can even add your own message. Send a gift card with a little something extra!

Here are some of the fabulous card categories there are to choose from:

Birthday Age Milestone Cards - Are you looking for an age milestone birthday card to send to your friend or family member to celebrate a special age? We have lots of different age birthday cards to choose from including 1st birthday cards, 18th birthday cards, 21st birthday cards and 50th birthday cards! We have some funny age cards and other cute and themed age cards for kids birthdays too.

Kids Birthday Cards - Why not send a unique birthday card to a son, daughter, nephew, niece, grandson or granddaughter one with a slice or two of yummy sponge cake in personalised card! We have lots of kids birthday cards online to choose from mermaids to diggers, and princesses to pirates there's a design to make a child's birthday special. And a Cake Card makes a great alternative to a whole kids birthday cake!

Film, TV, and Games Cards - Looking for a great gift to send to that special person in your life that is obsessed with a particular film of TV series? Our themed Cake Cards are perfect for any occasion with cards but especially make great birthday cards! Choose from lots of unique and funny cards themed around TV and film or even upload your own photo to the front! Add a personalised message inside your card and then add a slice or two of delicious sponge cake.

Generic Birthday Cards - A birthday isn’t complete without a yummy slice or two of birthday cake! Why not send a unique birthday card to a friend or loved one with a slice or two of yummy sponge cake and a personalised message inside! We have lots of birthday cards online to choose from - whether you are looking for a funny birthday card to send to your husband/wife, or cute birthday cards for friends - we have something for everyone.

Whatever age they are, we have a card design perfect for your loved ones, and they will be thrilled to receive a Cake Card for their birthday this year.

Our Cake Card birthday cards are available for delivery across the UK. They are sent as standard via Royal Mail 48 hour tracked service. However, if you need a last-minute birthday card, for just £1 more you can upgrade to our next day birthday card delivery service which is send in the post on Royal Mails 24 hour tracked service.