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Red velvet cake, to be precise, with cream cheese frosting. Yesterday was Mom’s 100th birthday, and though she is celebrating it in heaven, it is just too special an occasion to let it go by without cake.

We didn’t have red velvet when I was a kid; I learned about it in college—one of those enrichment experiences that are so emphasised in the college brochures. I don’t remember whether Mom liked it or not, but I did, and then I saw one yesterday in the supermarket….

Happy Birthday, Mom.

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Featured on 08/04/2011 in Chocoholics Anonymous
Top Ten in Challenge on 08/08/2011 in Just For You—Dedications

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Comments

  • ThePhotoMaestro
    ThePhotoMaestroover 3 years ago

    What a nice tribute.

    I hope the cake was good =)

  • Thanks; it was delicious. Sticky, gooey, fattening, and thoroughly decadent. Thanks for stopping by to visit. :-)

    – MarjorieB

  • JHDesigns
    JHDesignsover 3 years ago

    Yummie! I love red velvet cake. Fabulous capture too!

  • Thanks for the kind words.

    – MarjorieB

  • Teresa Young
    Teresa Youngover 3 years ago

  • Oh, my, what a nice surprise! Thank you so much.

    – MarjorieB

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenover 3 years ago

    Yum, how moist and delicious looking! Happy birthday to your mom – how wonderful to remember her on her birthday!

  • Thanks so much for your kind words. :-)

    – MarjorieB

  • vigor
    vigorover 3 years ago

    Well, there ya go, making me hungry again!!! You need to put this in Just For You group and enter our challenge going on right now!

  • I live to tempt you, surely you know that by now. :-) Glad you like it; I’d save you a piece, but it’s all gone now. Thanks for the heads-up on the challenge.

    – MarjorieB

  • vigor
    vigorover 3 years ago

    It still looks tempting, so make sure you save me a piece the next time!!! Good luck!!

  • jeanlphotos
    jeanlphotosover 3 years ago

    Oh..YUMMY…Nicely shot

  • Thanks; I’m so glad you like it.

    – MarjorieB

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

    Great photo and 100 years old? Fabulous!! ;-))

  • Thanks for the kind words. :-)

    – MarjorieB

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