Birthday Love

It turns out that when you don’t post on your blog in 8 months, a lot of things happen.  So the little cutie on the top right was born, then the handsome guy in the bottom right corner had a birthday (hence the lobster and the cake), and the little guy on the top left…

Blueberry Cake with Lemon Buttercream Icing

Okay, so mid-November ’tis not the season for blueberries and lemon buttercream, but Scott’s mom recently found this recipe and passed it on to me.  I couldn’t resist trying it out as soon as possible. The occasion?  Birthdays, of course.  There were a few birthdays among our friends, and our favorite almost one-year-old is on…

Highs and Lows: Chocolate Nutella Strawberry Cake, Dishes, and Dogs

You know that chocolate nutella strawberry cake I was mooning over?  Yeah, this one from The Pioneer Woman’s blog: It was in fact made for my birthday week, and it lived up to expectations.  Because it was going to travel, we made one layer at a time and consumed it at two different times.  It…

Birthday Food

Yesterday was Scott’s birthday–a Monday, poor guy.  But I’m glad to report that the day was a success.  Do you know how I know?  This is what I found on our laundry hamper last night: In case you’re unsure, that’s one half of the mixer attachment, licked clean of icing and placed carefully in the side…