Passport work ... the deadline's coming up quickly! Taking Gus-man to the vet for his snip-snip. Making cakes and cupcakes. Stray dog visits. Getting ready to go out with the girls.
Had to share this pic of the kids. ..... ok, so Lauren looks a little doped up, but Alivia is funny ... SEE-FOOD!
This week was cake and cupcake makin'!
Below is the cupcake cake that I made for Mel's daughter's birthday .... Originally, I frosted the 'liner' part and then ran a decorative tool over it so it had 'grooves' in it to make it look like a real liner. But when I did the birthday greeting, the writing looked awful, so I removed the writing, smoothed the blue frosting as it is in the pic for some texture, and added the birthday greeting. Turned out much better. BTW, the cake is Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Cake. Super yummy!
These are the cupcakes I made for Mel too. They are vanilla cupcakes with mini chocolate chips, frosted with chocolate frosting. They are soooooooooooooo gooooooddddd! There were a couple left ... and I have enjoyed them!
We had a stray dog spend the afternoon with us yesterday. I looked out the kitchen window to the backyard and thought to myself, why did Mum leave Gussy out???? Then I noticed that this Golden Retriever was bigger than Gus ... yes, we had a visitor. I coaxed her inside where she ate all the dog food in both bowls, drank most of the water and just generally looked for lovin'. I called both the SPCA and the radio station ... but got no hits. Eventually, Mum took her for a walk .... and she led Mum straight to her house! Thank goodness! Some might have said that we should have just left her outside and she would have made her way home, but I was really worried that she would get hit by a car .. the snowbanks are still really high and there is a lot of traffic in our neighbourhood now.
But all's well that ends well.
I will post tomorrow about Gussy man's. Poor baby ...