Tomato Juice Spice Cake

I thought I’d round out the workweek with something sweet, especially after boring you with so many tomato juice recipes throughout the week. Speaking of work, is it wrong to take a cake to your place of business with two pieces missing out of it? If it is, then I did a very, very, very bad thing, and I’m proud to admit it. Continue reading


Tomato Juice Cake

So I made tomato juice this week…AGAIN! Thank goodness the garden tomatoes are finally starting to experience a lull, because frankly I’m getting a little sick of dealing with them. I plan on freezing some of the juice in Mason jars for use throughout the winter; it will be nice to have some on hand for making soups and stews when we’re being forced to endure the cold weather that they are predicting. Continue reading

Saturday Morning Wedding Projects

Wondering how I start my Saturday morning? Well today I started off water coloring on my back deck, as I chugged down a much-needed mug of hot chocolate. Last night did not go well. The cake for the wedding today turned out great, if a little different than what I had originally planned. I even finished up early enough to go see an old friend’s band play near our house in Reston. So why the bad night? Continue reading