Cupcakes are Yummy

Well it is 8:30 here, and I have an hour or so to myself, which is nice. The boys are in bed, or in their bedroom at least, I can still hear them playing, and Jason doesn’t get home from work for another hour and a half.

Today was fun, the whole afternoon was just me, Raiden and Sylas, which doesn’t happen that often anymore.

We baked cupcakes. Actually I baked cupcakes while they cleaned the beaters and taste tested everything for me. Which is a very important job.

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They turned our quite yummy.  I used a new recipe for the frosting, Perfect Cupcake Frosting and Filling, which can be found here, and it made the most delicious, fluffy frosting.  I will definatly be using this recipe again.  After all their taste testing the boys still had room for a cupcake when they were all done.

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No complaints from these two.

After cupcakes we did some painting.

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The boys added another layer to their stepping stool that they have been working on for a while. I think I am going to put a coat of sealer on that tonight and call it done.  I painted a canvas that will be the frame for my Overlay Mandala, but more about that another day :) And don’t worry, that paint is non-toxic.

After painting it was bathtime…that is just the way that things always seem to progress, and then I sat down and worked on the cardigan that I am knitting for Raiden.  Thats right…I am knitting a cardigan.

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This is another pattern test, I am seriously addicted to doing them. I really need to make myself stop for a while though, I have yarn for about 3 planned projects that I would like to get started.

So my day ended with cuddling on the couch watching Rango, and here I am now, enjoying a few precious moments of alone time.

What did you do today?

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2 comments

  1. Wow that looks like it has been fun! I don’t do much painting as I’m sure my 2 cats would gladly walk through a freshly painted… well… anything. Besides the lack of talent ofcourse haha. I think it’s just an addiction, al those yarns. If only we could just stop finding great skeins… (fellow addict speaking).

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