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Let Them Eat Cake!

Post By: Sarah – Wife/Athlete/Mother

Sarah’s mom (Gail) and her gang of taste-testers!

Growing up, my mom made all of the kid’s birthday cakes. She owned multiple cake pan shapes and we would always get to choose whether we wanted the puppy, the rocking horse, the CareBear or one of the various other shapes. The night before the party she would sit at the kitchen table, usually in her bathrobe, with multiple bowls of icing in front of her all dyed in different colors. She would have icing bags with different tips and would carefully star, stripe and trace out the pattern on the cakes. My brother, sister, and I would usually sit uncomfortably close to her, getting to help on the less difficult tasks but mostly just trying to Continue reading