“I CELEBRATE MYSELF, AND SING MYSELF. AND WHAT I ASSUME, YOU SHALL ASSUME. FOR EVERY ATOM BELONGING TO ME AS GOOD BELONGS TO YOU.” Walt Whitman
HaPpY BiRtHdAy To Me!!!
I LOVE my birthday! It always feels like such a special day to me, because even though I know that I’m not the only one in the world celebrating a birthday today, I TREAT myself as if I am the only one celebrating a birthday today! Every year I make myself a different kind of cake. I have yet to make anything pumpkin this season, so I thought today would be a fitting day for some pumpkin cheesecake! I added a splash (or two!) of bourbon, cuz I am in celebration mode after all! And I used a pecan shortbread crust. But my favorite thing about this cake are the chocolate and white chocolate leaves! Actually, it was the hike in the woods to pick the leaves that I enjoyed the most! This upcoming year, I am going to take the time to find something special in every day. And celebrate more for no reason at all!!! There are so many good things in life to embrace……this cake is just one of them! This year for my birthday, I treated myself to ……… [Read more...]