It isn't even my birthday month yet, and in the past two weeks I've had 2 parties! This beautiful cake was given to me by my friend and sweet neighbor (and surrogate daughter) Beth, (also known as Owen's Mama). This is Owen below, sporting his "Helloooooooooo, Ladies!" look, in his handsome farmer outfit.
Beth has a friend who bakes cakes and she had her bake me this cake as an early birthday present! Isn't it pretty? It was yummy too! She brought this to me last week while our son Adam and his beautiful fiancee were here to visit. Wasn't that so sweet of her? She also took engagement photos of Adam and Kristen! Beth is quite the wonderful photographer! I can't show you the pics yet, I have to send them to Colorado tomorrow to get the bride's approval for the "official ones" and then I will share.
We had 3 cakes that evening! We had one from the celebration of our Grandson's birthday the previous day, this beautiful one from Beth, and a yummy Poppyseed bundt cake made by sweet Joy. Joy is one of my most wonderful friends in the whole world. She has so many talents, and has agreed to be the Wedding Planner for Adam and Kristen's wedding in August. She makes the yummiest things!
Then yesterday My brothers and husband made my Mom and I a wonderful Valentine's Day dinner. It was so sweet of them. They even got us Valentine's chocolates and flowers! 2 of my brothers and I have birthdays in early March, so for "old time sake", my Mom wanted to "do our birthdays" together. It was fun, we shared a cake (as we did when we were young), sang Happy Birthday to each other and opened cards from my Mom. It was very sweet. My brothers were here from all over the Country to see my Mom. It was a very precious time together. They all left today and it was hard to say good bye.
I am so blessed to have such wonderful family and friends.
"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!” -Jack Kerouac