The Cake that Love Baked

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So about that cake. We made it, but Spring Break is not proving to be cake. Or, maybe it's that yesterday was exactly like the cake we baked (yep, that's it in the photo)! Here's what happened on our Spring Break Monday: The kids prepped and mixed all the dry ingredients. And then I raced the clock to make the frosting while the cake cooked and cooled. (The frosting recipe was about three times as big as what we needed.) All this rushing was so we could deliver the cake as a surprise for my husband, in honor of our 7th anniversary, at lunchtime. A very late … [Read more...]

Spring Break: This is Gonna be Cake, Right?

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Happy Spring Break week! Given the weekend, it’s actually Day 3 for “Camp Mommy” and the deep breathing to keep my cool for 9 days of all-day parenting has begun! (Full-time stay-at-home mamas, I bow! And, please send ideas!) The plan for Camp Mommy is to fill the week with creative activities as much for my enjoyment as for the kids’. One of the greatest gifts of my pregnancy and motherhood journey over the past 6 or so years has been finding may way back to a love of artsy and crafty things for the pure pleasure of creating. By any kind of cultural standards, I’m no artiste, but playing … [Read more...]