Consider this a picture post. The icing job above is not my best work. I transported many items to work for the shower, and, in the process, wasn't careful with the cake. Also, next time I will be sure to have extra icing to line the bottom. You live and learn. And I live and blog to remember these things. :)
I tried a new recipe - an Ina Garten recipe, Beatty's Chocolate Cake. With 1,062 reviews and 5 stars on the Food Network site, how can one go wrong?!
|This is my cake topper. I can thank google images for the inspiration. The miniature clothespins are easy to find at Michaels. I sketched out the basic designs myself.|
|Of course you will recognize the "Mother Daughter Tea" punch. Katharyn's favorite.|
|My lovely coworker/co-hostesses surrounding the mom-to-be....|
On a side note: I often say how blessed and lucky I am. It is true. This week made me realize how everything can change in a matter of minutes and how quickly it all can be taken away. Thanks to all my friends and family who checked on me and I ask you continue to keep the storm victims in your thoughts and prayers. My heart goes out to those suffering and mourning the lost of loved ones. No words on a blog can possibly describe how I feel....