SERIOUSLY.....it CAN'T have been FIVE YEARS since Beverly launched her Pink Saturday idea....can it???
Oh my. . .it just seems like yesterday that I joined in the fun and published my very first Pink Saturday post!
So. . . what to do to celebrate this awesome occasion?
Well.....of course I wanted to put my cake decorating skills to work and create an amazingly beautiful cake for Beverly because, as Julia Child said:
But sadly, it's been on the warm side in our neck of the woods. . .and we are holding off turning on our A/C until we just can't stand the heat a moment longer. . .and, therefore, cranking up the oven to bake a cake just won't happen.
I thought and thought and thought about how to celebrate Pink Saturday's 5th birthday without baking a cake. . .and yet I WANTED a cake!!
When I saw THE STONE RABBIT out in our yard on "dandelion patrol" I told him about my cake problem and as soon as I shared this with him. . .well, I could see the "wheels spinning"!
That brilliant rabbit told me he had an idea and to wait for him on the patio .
Before I knew it, he'd returned with THIS!! The LAST of my pink cuppy cake stash. . . hidden deep within my freezer!!
I'd forgotten I'd put them there. . .but he hadn't!!
Of course, most of you may have heard that HOSTESS went out of business. . .and when I heard that and tried to buy up more of my pink cuppy cakes. . .well, they were ALL GONE!!! Such a sad, sad day!
Anyway. . .because I only have two of these yummy treats left. . .and because, Beverly, you know how very much I love them. . . and because you know how much I love YOU . . .and because they are so SPECIAL. . .and because Pink Saturday is so special. . .well. . .I decided to thaw one of them in honor of this big day!!
So. . I lovingly removed the wrapper from this little pink cuppy cake and slipped it in the microwave to thaw . When I removed it from the micro, I realized the yummy filling had escaped and was oozing out the top of the cake!!
No problem. . . .yummmmmm.
With the cuppy cake thawed, we added FIVE PINK candles. . .lit them and sang "Happy 5th Birthday to YOUUUUUUUU!"
The whole time we were singing, I was thinking about the hundreds of Pink Saturday posts I've written over the last five years. . .most of which have been upbeat, a few weren't. . .but all in the spirit of celebrating the PINKNESS in my life and the friendships I have formed through this great event that YOU, Beverly, have so faithfully kept going for us!
I ate the first bite in honor of this great Pink Saturday milestone and the second nibble in honor of Beverly's hard work and dedication . . .and THE STONE RABBIT ate the rest of it because he deserved it! Afterall, he's been a part of every Pink Saturday post I've written!
So here's to many, many more years of Pink Saturday fun!!!
Happy 5th Birthday everyone!!
Please visit Beverly's blog HOW SWEET THE SOUND! You won't be disappointed with all of the PINK celebration you will see there!
****** Just added! Exciting news!!! Jillian ,of Bella Rosa Antiques, is having a GIVEAWAY in honor of Pink Saturday's 5th Birthday! Be sure to head over there and get in on the fun!!