Tag: birthdays


Cotter was born two and a half weeks early.  My blood pressure went up, seems about right, and he wanted out.  He was well over seven pounds and sick of floating around waiting for his life to start. Cotter began taking formula and cereal early too, he ate like a truck driver.  He hated being…

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Color Brighteners

I’m baking a cake today. Actually I baked the cake part last night and later today I’ll frost.  This one’s a little different.  Dark chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream frosting and then dark chocolate ganache poured over the top just until it cascades down the sides.  It looks beautiful in the picture. Remains to be seen…

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Wet Suit

I hate the grocery store. I like having food, but the process of shopping for it is annoying and don’t even get me started on the unpacking and putting away business. Michael cooks and…he likes to buy the food.  Perfect right? It would be, except lately he invites me to go with him, cruise the…

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