Happy Halloween everyone. It's a extra special day here at the 'Luke, I am Your Father' household as not only are we celebrating Halloween, but we are also celebrating Mrs. LIAYF's birthday!
|The Birthday Girl|
That's because, after realizing that we were out of pancake mix, I googled a recipe and decided to make the batter from scratch. And, although everything seemed fine with my creation, once I flipped the cakes over on the griddle, I got a taste of the dough.
It was terrible!
Turns out it needed two teaspoons of baking powder, not two tablespoons. Who would have knew? In my defense the recipe had it wrong. But thankfully, my wonderful wife saved the day and helped me quickly make up a new batch of batter. This time, of course, they pancakes turned out delicious.
I most likely will not similarly screw up the chocolate birthday cake recipe. It came in a box. (Now it is done. Toothpick came out dry). Soon I will have to flip it over and hope that it comes out of the Bundt cake pan without falling apart. Wish me luck, it may get ugly.
After breakfast and birthday gifts, Mrs. LIAYF helped Lukas finish carving the pumpkins. He decided he wanted a spider, so she made him one:
Then she added a Frightening Cat to go along with the Spider:
It's been a good day so far. Plus, soon we will round out our birthday Halloween by having guests over for a pre Trick or Treating party, followed by an all out assault on the neighbors houses in search of......
Happy Birthday Sweetheart. Life with you is definitely a Treat.