I am slowly turning into my mother, no matter how much I fight it.
I find myself quoting her at least a couple times per day. I especially find myself using her little phrases. You know, like, “If it were a snake, it would have bitten you,” or “You can’t judge a book by its cover!” Yup, it’s happening.
They are apart of my everyday vocabulary. I also find myself saying “shoot” and “darn it” every now and then. Funny how things work out. I thought we were so opposite back in the day, but it turns out we are so much alike. I never thought I would love to craft, watch romantic comedies, or clean. But…I do.
I love spending time with my mom. As I get older I am sure I will catch myself naturally using even more of her famous mom sayings. Now, while I have some slight difficulties accepting the fact that I talk like my mom, I have absolutely no shame in the fact that we share the same taste in cake.
I never order carrot cake in bakeries or restaurants because I feel like I’m always compromising. Plus, the majority of the group tends to like classic white or chocolate so I don’t even bring it up.
Since my mom was the birthday girl, we had to respect her wishes. I found a recipe on The Pioneer Woman and made it happen the night before her birthday party. This is a basic carrot cake recipe so it’s quite simple – don’t be freaked out by the rumors that fly around about how difficult it is to make carrot cake!
It was fabulous. No one could complain about the cake. We finally got the cake that we wanted and we didn’t have to compromise with anyone! Just a queen and a princess – with two forks eating their carrot cake. We were in HEAVEN.