Michelle Turns 12

Michelle turned 12 this weekend. In honor of her birthday, we decided to finally use our kitchenaid mixer. What should we make?

Grandma Rosa's Apple Cake from an online recipe
Grandma Rosa’s Apple Cake From an Online Recipe

Beanpole: how about an apple cake?

okay. Apple cake ready for baking!

Grandma Rosa's Apple Cake
Grandma Rosa’s Apple Cake

Not sure if the collapse was caused by a bad recipe or because it was our first time baking. But the dogs loved it.

Michelle and Ickey Begging for Food
Michelle and Ickey Begging for Food

Have a good Monday!

Ickey is feeling the Blues

Ickey hasn’t smiled since he got his haircut.

Ickey standing guard with his toys
Ickey standing guard with his toys

Not smiling even when surrounded by toys.

Ickey playing with his new Corn Toy
Ickey playing with his new Corn Toy

Maybe a new toy will cheer him up?

Ickey looking Sad with his new Corn Toy
Ickey looking Sad with his new Corn Toy

Nope – still sad.

I wonder why?

Ickey surrounded by his Sisters
Ickey surrounded by his Sisters

Ickey: It’s because Michelle and Heidi are just waiting to pounce on me and take my toys.

Michelle: Ickey, are you done playing with the toys yet?

Heidi: Ickey, look over there – it’s Lucy.