Sunday, February 12, 2006

The Perils of Birthday Cake

My husband's birthday is Feb. 14th. Before you get all ooo-y and ahh-y about him being born on Valentine's Day let me bring one thing to your attention. Because of this, V Day tends toward a less traditional focus in the Painter household. I'm not really complaining, mind you - I'm a well-romanced girl. The day just takes on a different flavor when the eldest member of the house spends it moaning about his advancing age. Ahem.

We did a little early celebration today with family. They brought cake and of course, I ate some. Butter yellow cake with devilishly dark chocolate frosting, my hubby's cake of choice.

It was too much - too sweet, too sugary, too heavy, too filling. I feel icky. And I know I will pay for this during aerobics tomorrow. Will that stop me from indulging in another bite before the night is over? Not likely.

Ugh. I am so easily wooed.


  1. Anonymous6:49 AM

    LOL, Kristen!!!

    I SO hear you on the cake thing }:)

    Happy Birthday to your husband.

  2. Let me send you some more cake. Might as well make it worth your while if you're going to cheat on the diet... :)

  3. That cake sounds yummy. I gained ten pounds just reading your description.


  4. I have a Valentine birthday, too. And I must say, your hubby has excellent taste in birthday cake.

    (Excellent taste in a wife, as well. I am sure he knows he is lucky to have you!)