Thursday, March 26, 2009

Let Us Eat Cake!

And we enjoyed every bite! Sharing some pics from the shower last weekend.

Here are Katie, Josh, and Kelsey the baker. In the next picture you can see both expectant mommies: daughter Katie and daughter-in-law Jaimee.

Word-erful Wednesday

I like playing with words. I like the way they sound when they roll over and refuse to sit still. I like the way the letters' pudgy bellies line up with their gangly, stick-straight legs. Today I tossed some adjectives and nouns together in a syntax salad when I wrote the bulletin announcement for our next church potluck.

Then later today, I saw a definition float by in my Twitter feed. From
Cooks term - Coddle: To cook in water at just below the boiling point. Usually eggs.

I immediately thought of another use for this word and couldn't help but dashing off this version:
Parents' term - Coddle: To bathe in sweetness at just below the spoiling point. Usually children.

Jason's Deli (my new friend) is looking for a name for their committee on products and concepts. I suggested The Good Taste Buds.

When I first went to college, I majored in a combination of home-ec and journalism so that I could write about (among other things) food. Isn't it funny the way life turns out?

Monday, March 23, 2009

Sneak Peak

Saturday night we had a baby shower for Katie and Josh, hosted by The Mulberrians. (explanation: Our original bible study group met on a street called "Mulberry Meadows." One night as a joke we read "The First Letter of Paul to the Mulberrians." We've welcomed our own babies, seen kids get married, and are now rejoicing in the blessings of a 3rd generation.

Kelsey baked and decorated the cake: White cake with raspberry and lemon filling. Here's the paper sketch. As soon as I have a picture, I'll post it here.