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This year, we are the Smugs! (Cake Day)

summary: I love Cake Day; annual vinarterta making; disaster averted (not again!?!) (click on image to see photos taken on previous Cake Days)

making vinarterta Ha!! We are the Smugs this year! Yesterday, my vinarterta-making-sister and I squeaked in under the wire and made our cake BEFORE our fruitcake-making-sister. Nyah nyah!

We won the game…
Ha Ha!
We won the game…
Ha Ha!
We won the game…
We won the game…
Weeeee won the game!
 
-me, song composed sometime in the 1960s after the first time I actually won a game played with my sister

That’s right, our Vínarterta is made.

Naturally, we didn’t take photos.

And, once again, we made a few slight changes. All were on purpose. We almost (and when I say “we”, I mean “me”…) made a big mistake.

We always flip a coin to decide who will make the cakes and who will make the filling. This year, I was making the filling. (continue reading )

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