Cupcakes

Yup, that’s right. Cupcakes.

Sweet, little, delicate ones with carrots and nuts so they seem healthy.

Pink Purl‘s pictures inspired me (especially the one with the bite taken out of it) and the link to the recipe is on her site.

Sometimes good things come in little packages. With cream cheese frosting.

And let me just tell you now that you’ll spend the rest of your life finding things to put that frosting on. Like PP, I used much less sugar (to taste) and I substituted a pinch of cardamom for the nutmeg. Di-vine.

What “little things” are enjoying today?

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9 Responses to “Cupcakes”


  1. 2 Bob August 27, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    What little things am I enjoying today? I just enjoyed one of those delicious cupcakes. Yum! And I just had a joyful experience teaching a yoga class. Both, thanks to you.

  2. 3 Robin Netzer August 27, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    beautiful breezy, balmy summer afternoon was enjoyed walking along J st. with my sweetie and finishing at the co-op. Our basket full with tomatoes and peaches, we look forward to peach-ginger bellinis to end the honeyed day.

  3. 4 tami August 28, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    – 85 degree (and lower!) weather
    – walking on two feet
    – fresh sheets
    – clean laundry

  4. 6 Tracy August 30, 2010 at 11:54 am

    Such fun you made the cupcakes! I like the idea of cardamom in the icing…must try. It’s Monday as I write–back to usual after the weekend, but there are always little things to savor…My first cup of morning tea on the patio, note from a friend, ironing (yes, actually! ;o) afternoon yoga in my living room in the sunbeam from the window… bliss! Happy Days… :o)

  5. 7 yogaquest August 30, 2010 at 11:25 pm

    I’m gonna smear that frosting everywhere. “Kim, what’s that in your hair..?” Oops – frosting, took a bath in it this morning actually. Did you take that photo, Michelle? If so, well done. That’s fantastic. Kim

  6. 8 blogasana August 31, 2010 at 3:52 am

    yay for cupcakes and comments!!

    @tracy – mmmm, sounds like a divine monday!

    @kim – what’s that cupcake? can’t quite hear you through the frosting =). i did take the pic. i’ll humbly accept your compliment…

  7. 9 Cecile September 1, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    oooh that cupcake is still on my mind. listening to the baby birds in the yard, thinking about their scary first flight…


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