For his birthday cake, Philip asked for “something we haven’t had before.” Faith and Elizabeth decided on this Chocolate Hazelnut Tree Stump cake from Celebrate with Chocolate: Totally Over-the-Top Recipes by Marcel Desaulniers. Elizabeth made it and it turned out really well! It was delicious, too! More photos here.
Elizabeth requested a “high tea” for her birthday celebration. The beverage was Jasmine Tea and was served in her birthday teapot . More photos here.
The kiddos put on a lovely fare for Faith’s birthday breakfast: Spinach quiche, chocolate drizzled orange wedges, dark chocolate dipped strawberries, hand-squeezed orange-strawberry juice. More photos here.
Jonathan finally reached 6 feet tall in November, so we celebrated! More photos here.
“Charity never faileth” (1 Corinthians 13.8a) — Such selfless love does not end; it is not a temporary grace, but an everlasting one. Let us pursue the increase of such grace throughout this life as we prepare to experience that grace more fully in the next. Westminster Shorter Catechism #22 Q: How did Christ, being …
Our family enjoyed celebrating Sarah’s birthday and Maggie’s birthday this past week! We usually enjoy a special breakfast and a favourite dinner meal as part of our celebration. Sarah requested a buffet breakfast, so the family enjoyed homemade cinnamon rolls and muffins, hard boiled eggs, toasted English muffins and bagels, and hand dipped fresh strawberries. …
I’ve posted some clearer photos of Elizabeth’s edible artistry.
Elizabeth made an amazing ‘World Cup’ cake for a rehearsal dinner where the groom (my wife’s nephew) happens to be an avid soccer fan.