‘It’s All About That Cake!’ Reese Witherspoon’s Son Tennessee Turns 3

09/28/2015 at 10:00 AM ET

Three has never looked cooler.

Reese Witherspoon‘s youngest child, son Tennesseeis starting his third year off in style.

The toddler, Witherspoon’s son with husband Jim Toth, celebrated his birthday on Sunday with some awesome shades.

In a photo shared to the Oscar winner’s Instagram, Tennessee posed in blue sunglasses and a white printed t-shirt that appeared to say, “Awesome.”

The 39-year-old’s little boy held a cup and dug his barefoot toes into the sand.

“Happy Birthday Sweet boy! 3 is a magic number,” Witherspoon captioned the pic.


Courtesy Reese Witherspoon

The highlight of Tennessee’s big day? Definitely the killer chocolate cake.

“It’s all about that cake,” the Wild actress wrote on the photo sharing site.

The mouth-watering confection included thick frosting and M&Ms and was topped off with mini toy construction trucks.

It's all about that cake🎂

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The actress – who also shares children Ava, 16, and Deacon, 12, with ex Ryan Phillippe – and her son certainly know how to have a good time. Earlier this month, the star released a video goofing around with Tennessee on lip-sync app Dubsmash.

The pair took turns mouthing the lyrics to Raffi’s 1994 tune “Bananaphone” – a performance complete with props!

– Lindsay Kimble

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Anonymous on

He is actually starting his fourth year.

Zane on

Beautiful boy but she can just go away… Reese showed her true colors in that police video – she’s an entitled twit.

Kim on

DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?!
I guess she thinks she’s someone special.

karen on

I totally agree with Zane. Lost all respect for her after that incident. Will never see any of her movies again.

Kim on

Zane hit the nail on the head!

moonpie on

I don’t think anyone has forgotten what she said to the cop but this is about her CHILD people. In that area, I think she does a good job.

fieldhockeygk11 on

Tennessee? Really? Couldn’t she name her child something more respectable? Because I wouldn’t even interview an adult named Tennessee if his resume came across my desk.

Anon on

Birthday is spelled wrong on the cake.

Commentor on

@fieldhockeygk11 Her family is from Tennessee, where she was born and grew up. There is nothing that is NOT respectable about the name Tennessee. It has significance to her. It isn’t a made up name or a common name spelled strangely in a feeble attempt to distinguish it from the other 200,000 (e.g. Brittney, Brittany, Brittnee). Besides, no one respectable would want to work for someone who prejudges applicants based solely on their name rather then their qualifications.

Anonymous on

Zane- She apologized for that (and seemed very sincere about it). Why continue hating on her for ONE mistake?!

Anyway, happy birthday, Tennessee!