Jodi: Strawberry Cake – hold the Icing

October 16, 2007 at 9:01 pm Leave a comment


Getting adjusted to life with our new dog Chevy has been fun, and challenging. First of all, we are so in love with him. It feels like he’s been with us forever.

However, we are not used to having a big, hungry scent-sensitive creature around. I learned a good lesson the other day. Here’s what happened:

I came home at lunch to bake a cake for my Mom’s birthday party. I mixed the batter, and baked. The plan was to let the girls do the icing and sprinkles, etc when they got home.

The cake is cooling, and I have to leave it out to do so. Chevy stays with me. He’s by my side like a trooper. I know where he is (his nails make that sweet sound on our floors). But within a matter of seconds, I turn, and he is gone. That’s when I hear the chomping. Quick, urgent, sneaky chomping.

Chevy got the first (and only) piece of my Mom’s strawberry cake. Lesson learned.

Twenty five dollars later, my Mom got a cake from our favorite bakery.

I can’t wait to see what he teaches me tomorrow.

Jodi@murphysamandjodi.com

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