I have now made over 100 cupcakes in less than 24 hours.
Waiting for the last batch to be done, so I can clean up my mess.
Next to me:
A glass of vitamin C water and the book "The UnDutchables".
In my tummy:
One of the homemade tortillas I made last night with butter, cinnamon and sugar. :)
A big blue sweater and fuzzy turquoise socks my mom sent me. Caitlin is at home today, so I get to sit around in comfy clothes and bake.
Caitlin sniffle and the ticking of the oven.
Why Caitlin has such hard science and math homework!
Fredrik for forgiving me no matter what I do.
The fact that I made all these cupcakes and muffins and some really cute Swedish kids are goin to enjoy them tonight!
I've really grown to enjoy the quiet. Spending time with a 10 and 12 year old can do that to you. So today, while Caitlin is "under the weather", it's nice to just sit and bake and she is quiet, for once. :)
This weekend we have plans to have dinner with some good friends and other than that, not much. I think Fredrik is really concerned about the fact that I've never seen The Lord of the Rings, so heck...we might rent 1 or 2 and be bums on Sunday. I wouldn't mind!
The Swedish thing of the day is a normal Saturday afternoon table. Includes remotes, necessary alcohlic beverages, newspaper, bowls filled with nuts and chips, the table cloth thing that every table in the house has, candles and half a cup of cold coffee from the morning. And of course, the camera!
The word of the day is "börd" which is "table" and pronoucned "buhrd" Kind of like bird, but kind of not. :)
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