Sunday, June 25, 2006

school's out




School's out for summer...
I'm a teacher, and for the last day of school I baked my kids shelves of vegan book cakes to inspire them to read for the summer. I used a whole grain chocolate cake. I had made frosting from scratch, but given my fatigue it was an ill fated venture from the start. I had to scrap the icing, and my husband (ever the level-headed lifesaver) went to the store for (unfortunately) way too sugary frosting. As it's been a long time since I've used store-bought frosting, the "books" turned out sloppy and not aesthetically pleasing to my obsessive compulsive side, but the kids loved them anyways.
I meant to start this blog at the beginning of the summer and just got caught up in other things. And so it begins...