Sunday, December 27, 2009

Saturated in Love. And Butter

Watching “The Sound of Music” on TV tonight brings back memories of watching this movie on Christmas night with my dad. Many times. I think we both loved it equally. This past week has been so special. Rosebud adds so much joy to our family. Like many families, we alternate who goes where for Christmas and this was our year when all our children and my mom and sister were here.

I was busy baking in the kitchen on Thurs. afternoon when my sister kept calling me to come open a present. I needed to get the chocolate sheath cake in the oven but she was insistent and persistent so I finally relented. I was totally surprised when I opened a Kitchen Aid Mix Master from my mom!! WooHoo! I’ve always wanted one! We set it up and I used it to make the cake. Other than my one mishap with adding the powdered sugar and turning it to Speed 4 instead of “stir”, it was amazing. (I won’t make that mistake again. Trust me.)

Thanks for everything, Mom!

Uncommon Blonde gave me Pioneer Woman’s cookbook, so I’m sensing continuing temptation in the food department. Sigh.

I am altogether blessed. Hope your Christmas was saturated in love. And butter.

Two Roses in the Kitchen (They share the middle name "Rose")


Shelly @ Life on the Wild Side said...

Looks like a wonderful time. And what a great gift!! I've had my Kitchen Aid for close to 20 years and I still love it.

Happy New Year, friend!

The Mom said...

Everybody else in the world seems to call it "sheet" cake, but sheath cake it will always be to me too! I miss you and wish that my family could have a DeFuniak Christmas again!

Merrie said...

What fun! I had not heard "sheath" cake in a long time. Took me way back to being a kid again! What a great gift of love from your mom and the timing was perfect!
I love the years when they come to my house. It makes for so much love and joy (and WORK!).
My daughter has been talking about the Pioneer Woman and her blog and cookbook. She is out here in Oklahoma. We looked for her cookbook for Christmas.