It was recently Scarlett's birthday -- our baby poodle is now four years old! Very exciting. Although we didn't throw a party like we did for her second birthday, I did bake her the same cake as I did then. The humans (Grant, my brother who was visiting at the time, and myself) weren't as... Continue Reading →
Today, our beloved poodle princess turns three years old. She's one special puppy, and finding her in Uzbekistan was one of the greatest things that has ever happened to us -- it's funny how life works sometimes. Happy birthday, Poodlica!
This year, we went to Paris for my birthday. We took a few extra days to make a long weekend longer and had a wonderful time. Neither of us had been to Paris before but we both really enjoyed being there -- I loved it (duh). On my actual birthday, we saw some pretty churches, went to... Continue Reading →
When I set about making a cake for Scarlett's birthday, I wanted to make an ombre cake. Three layers, light to dark pink. But that's a lot of cake and I think even I would have a tough time finishing it before it started to go stale. So then I decided the cake would be... Continue Reading →
As I recently mentioned, it was Scarlett's birthday earlier this week. To celebrate it, I decided to make a cake, even though I haven't made one in years (literally. something happened to one of my cake pans before I arrived in Tashkent and I didn't purchase a new set until right before packout for Belgrade, so... Continue Reading →