Friday, January 28, 2011

a (sur)prise in the door

we have an amazing friend that abby has named tiny.  tiny has an ongoing tradition with abby to leave little treats in our doorway before she goes to work.  it all started two months ago when eleanor was born.  tiny left us the most gorgeous chocolate peppermint cake (one of my most favored cakes) on the most gorgeous cake plate in our doorway.  abby and my mom discovered the gift while getting the mail.    the next day abby said with eyes as big as saucers, "let's go see if tiny left a cake today!!!"  abby loves to check for cakes daily and pretty often there is a little "prize" (two year old talk for surprise) in the door.  whether you are two or twenty eight, how fun is that?!!?  you are the best tiny!  

thankfully abby picked the snowman because i had my eye the s'more cupcake.  give it up for oakmont bakery.

yes, we had candles again this friday night and we even sang happy birthday.

everyone needs a friend like tiny...and not just because she leaves sugar in our doorway.


  1. I think you must have your aunt's gift for writing and are now putting your own special twist on it to be a great blogger! But can you please try to not make me cry more than once a week? I already break down regularly at the thought of moving and not being around to get to see them as regularly as they grow up. So I am extra glad you started the blog so that I can keep up with you guys from afar. But in the meantime, "prizes" must be periodically delivered!

  2. You are too kind. I am just stuffing down the emotions when I think about you moving. How's that for healthy and living in the moment???