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Re: [IP] My "un" cake



Dear Mary

Your hubby and son sound like 2 great guys. It's great
to have your loved ones support. Tell them great job!!
--- Mary Jean Renstrom <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Here's the update on my "no cake" birthday. After
> having that epiphany and
> realizing that I didn't have to have a cake for my
> birthday, my husband
> pulled a fast one on me. He told me just before
> dinner yesterday that he
> did get me a cake -- it was my birthday afterall,
> and a birthday just isn't
> the same without a birthday cake. I took a deep
> breath and tried not to get
> mad. I didn't want a cake, darn it! But he had this
> impish grin on his
> face... he wouldn't say anything more, and I was
> left to wonder all through
> dinner. I was mentally preparing for another "cake
> battle."
> 
> After dinner and opening cards and gifts, Brian (my
> husband) announced that
> it was time for the cake. He and our son went into
> the kitchen and started
> making all kinds of noise, getting plates out of the
> cupboard, etc. I heard
> matches being struck against the side of the box. A
> few seconds later, they
> walked into the living room carrying a plate with
> birthday candles burning.
> The candles were stuck not in cake, but in Reese's
> Peanut Butter Cups!!!!
> If you think about it, they look just like short
> cupcakes, right? It was
> PERFECT!  I still got to blow out the candles, and
> everyone got a piece of
> "cake." I think it's the start of a new tradition.
> 
> Mary Jean
> 38 years, 1 day, and counting....
> 
>
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