Please do not be confused by the lack of sophistication or decoration on this cake. Inside lurks the most tasty cake "not from a box" that the big daddy made for me on my birthday.
It. was. delicious.
With Ms.Ina's recipe my guy created such yumminess I hardly know what to say otherwise. And just so you know, this cake has coffee in it to bring out the chocolate. hello.
My birthday, one of those that keeps you on your toes, kept me aware so that I could fully absorb the message. To watch where to be grateful and where to let feeling wash over me.
A birthday that I know will provide such insight...later.
A good day. A hard day. A day well spent.
More than anything I'm grateful to my little family for placing the rainbow bridge at the foot of the stairs, a crown to wear at breakfast, the perfect color silly putty for me, as that seems to be a new tradition, and for the love they shared in so many different ways.
To the family and friends who called, sent cards and cupcakes full of good wishes, Thank you.
To all those friends out there in the virtual world through Ravelry, Twitter, Instagram and Email what richness! Thank you for taking a moment to wish this gal a Happy Birthday.
I so appreciate all the kindness.
I look forward to the next year and "the 39 things".
Here's wishing I could have shared this cake...because you woulda' loved it!