The Other Half…Birthday That Is

So remember we celebrated my daughter’s half birthday on New Year’s Day.  You’ll also recall I froze the extra cupcakes for my son’s half birthday which is just 2 weeks later.  I of course made new frosting, this time chocolate.  I’m happy to report the unfrozen cupcakes were delicious.  But for some reason my son wanted his frozen.  He asked me to frost his and put it back in the freezer.  O.K.  This meant my daughter wanted to do the same thing. O.K.

What’s next…heated ice cream?

 

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Happy New Year with Resolution and Half Birthday

Happy New Year to all.  I, like many have a resolution for 2012.  It’s not earth shattering and no one may even notice, but here it is…to blog more consistently.  It may not bother you that I’ve been enjoying my holiday and not sharing my recipes, tips and photos with you the past few weeks, but it bothers me.  It has to do with commitment.  I make one and feel guilty if I miss my own “deadline” (twice per week).  I’ll write and I hope you’ll in turn read and share.

This is the first day of 2012.  But even more than that it’s my dauther’s half birthday.  And if you’re under 10 you know that’s a big deal.  My kids birthdays, and thus half birthdays, are less than three weeks apart.  So at the half I get away with making one batch of cupcakes (or one cake) for my daughter and freezing the other half for my son.  No, I couldn’t get away with that at the “real” birthday.  So we celebrated with a half a cupcake and half a scoop of ice cream.  I usually wrap and give one of something that comes in a pair (one shoe, one sock, one miten) – which of course they get the second too.  Once my son was mad and thought he had to wait for his real birthday for the other shoe.  I thought that was cute, but not practical as the pair would be outgrown.

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