Sunday, March 3, 2013

Unfinished Business

Or “The Posts that Never Were”. 

Do you ever start things without finishing them?  When it comes to follow through, I am often lacking.  Whether it be lack of motivation, lack of time, lack of interest, combinations thereof, I won’t even begin to list the number of projects I have started in various stages of (lack of) completion.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Chocolate Chip Cookie Crusted Cake

Occasionally, I foolishly agree to do things that I know I shouldn’t.  I know that it’s going to cause me stress and make me temporarily insane(r).  But I do it anyway because I also know that the end, my insanity will result in someone else’s joy.

Such is the case for this birthday cake.  The office manager in Tug’s school, Arthurina, sent me a message asking if I did birthday cakes.  The school’s administrative aide, Sheila, had a birthday coming up and they were going to be celebrating at the office.  Since I’ve returned to work, I’ve been saying “no” to cakes as they can be time consuming and I refuse to use frozen cake.  I probably should have said “no” to this one.  But since I didn’t . . .