Every mother gushes about her children (or at least she should), but Emily has totally outdone herself this time!
For the past several days, she has been expressing a hankering for cheesecake. "Mom, when you go to the store, would you please get cream cheese so I can learn how to make cheesecake? I really want some." I get it.
After the needed purchase, she dug out the recipe card that says "Mom's Cheesecake" (it means MY mom. It's her recipe.) and proceeded to make it all, from graham cracker crust to the sour-cream and vanilla topping.
Half way through, Emily exclaimed, "Look mom! It's so creamy and smooth! What a beautiful white!" It was confirmation that she truely IS my daughter. The cake turned out great and she takes a slice every day with her lunch. Yum!
As though discovering the beauty of whirling cream cheese, sugar and egg wasn't enough, she came home yesterday with a fun announcement. She was awarded... (see below)
So Emily, this post is for YOU! You sure do make us proud of you! We love you!
Please help me in congratulating Emily on work well done! Maybe she'll make you a cheesecake one day!