Friday, October 31, 2008

Mother and Daughter Tea Party

With one daughter very happily off on an overnight school excursion (gold-panning, hayrides, bushwalking, barn dance, milking cows and more)

... it was up to Laura and I to amuse ourselves the best we could. Her requested activity? Baking. Chosen over an offer of going to a coffee shop for afternoon tea. Ah ... a girl after my own heart.

We decided to make cupcakes and decorate them with fondant flowers and hearts.

Laura finally got to use her mini rolling pin from the Strawberry Shortcake magazine,

and some fun mess was involved, naturally.

We enjoyed our own little tea party for two with the finished cakes. Yum!

(No we didn't really eat 7 cakes between us - we were too full after 2 each!)

Emily is due to return in about two hours, in time for the weekend and some much-needed sleep, I imagine. In the meantime Laura has been taking great care of Emily's toy dog Rana, and doing

On a completely different note ... check out this cool video. What a talent!

1 comment:

Linda said...

That sounds like a fun magazine to buy.

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