Saturday, December 15, 2007

Getting Into the Spirit

We've been celebrating the successful completion of the semester, which means yours truly hasn't had too much time for cooking or blogging. I got straight A's, internets! This overachiever is glad school's over for now; I've got a few weeks off before the new term starts on January 7.

I baked a gfcf chocolate cake for the family to enjoy this weekend (thank you Bob's Red Mill for making my life easier). Though I'm not a huge fan of cake mixes in general--I am more of a do-it-yourself type--sometimes a little help from some gluten-free friends does the trick. The cake was simply decorated with a dusting of sugar. We got our chocolate fix and the kids got to help, which they love to do.

We attended a going away party for a buddy of ours who is moving to Seattle at the end of the month. Our friend Justin has played with Flamenco Dad in the past; and to celebrate the start of a new chapter in his life, everyone was invited over to jam. Zoe, who is nothing if not a ham (gee, I wonder where she got her love of performing?), gleefully offered to sing a tune for all the party guests. And since it's Christmastime, she picked a favorite.


KreativeMix said...

Congrats!!!!! Kudos to you on your straight As.

Attila The Mom said...

Woohoo! Congrats on the good grades!

the veggie paparazzo said...

Congrats on straight As!

Annie said...

Congratulations - fantastic job on your As!

And Zoe - fabulous.

And Hubs - OMG - do you get him to play guitar for you every night? I would - I can just imagine drifting off to sleep to those beautiful strains!

A very talented family!