|Yeah, he made all of that. Plus pumpkin bread. I love that man.|
It's been far too long since my last post.
There is a lot to write about, but I'm going to start with the bake sale. All I can say is wow. Just wow.
When I contacted Gaby of What's Gaby Cooking about hosting the San Diego branch of the bake sale, I envisioned something small and casual. I thought I'd twist the arms of Amanda, Leanne, Mary, Jenny, Darlene, and we might be able to scrounge up a few more people to join us.
|The lady who owns the arm is Leanne of Three Dog Kitchen, cashier extraordinaire.|
|Gorgeous cake pops and other gluten-free treats from Heather and Alyssa of Bake My Day! In the foreground, treats from Amanda of The Cilantropist, Kirbie of Kirbie's Cravings, and Michelle of Berrylish.|
Many, many thanks to our bakers, who showed up with armfuls of goodies, supplies, and infectious enthusiasm. They put up with my long, overly-detailed emails and made the sale an absolute success. From the raffle, to the flyer/poster design, to the advertising, their touch can be seen in every part of the sale. They are supportive, kind, thoughtful, and funny as hell. I felt like I made a bunch of new friends and I hope we have many more fun times together.
|Lovely treats from Kim of Liv Life Too and Kelly of Sass and Veracity.|
|Great News made several beautiful signs for the sale! Photo from Michelle of Berrylish.|
|Cupcake alley: from Jenny of Foray Into Food and Amy of Do You Know the Muffin Pan?|
Somehow, he might have been more involved in the bake sale than I was. He certainly baked more for it than I did. Flashback to Friday, May 13. Morning. The mister's shuffling through our pile of looseleaf pages of recipes.
Me: What are you doing?
Him: Looking for the gingersnap recipe. I think I'm going to make another type of cookie for the sale.
|Meandering Eats' offerings: pumpkin bread and three types of cookies from Dan; ginger-stout cupcakes, s'mores kits, and|
marshmallows from me; and chocolate chip banana bread from Garrett. Next door: Nutella brownies from Averie of Love Veggies
and Yoga. Photo from Mary of foodies: a southern california food blog.
Me: I thought you wanted to print out labels on the sheets of sticky mailing tags.
Him: Yeah, but that was before I saw Amanda's packaging. Clearly, the bar's set high.
|Caramel corn from Lauren and Chrissy of From the Little Yellow Kitchen.|
Well, after years of referring to him as D., I suppose I should probably introduce my better half. Interweb, meet Dan.
Did I make anything? Yes, I did, and I'm really glad it was captured by the lovely Jenny and Indigo of Indigo's Sugar Spectrum.
|Banana bread from Rachel of Bakerita.|
I can't wait until next year's sale.
Cheers to our bakers and supporters! Check out this page for links and take a look at our Flickr page for snaps of the sale.
|Go to Meandering Eats' bake sale page for links to all of the blogs.|