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Snow day!  Except for me… and a whole heck of a lot of other people on the Chicago expressways!  Aren’t I lucky that my client chose NOT to cancel the meeting out in bumblefu*k today?  Yep, I had the pleasure of driving home in a beautiful snow storm – taking me a whopping THREE HOURS to drive about 30 miles.  Joy of all joys!  Snapped a pic before I got in the car and then a few along the way … since I was sitting still for most of the drive, had to entertain myself.  


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As much as it sucks to drive in the snow .. it sure is pretty.  Don’t you think? 


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So the giant bummer of the day … I was supposed to drive up to Milwaukee to spend the night in a super cool hotel and attend the Milwaukee Art Museum, MAM After Dark.  They were announcing the winners of their photo contest celebrating the Quadracci Pavillion and I was lucky enough to be a finalist in the contest.  I’m hoping they will post the winners tomorrow.  So … instead I sit here, catching up on the DVR and whipping up my first “mug cake.” 


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Chocolate Salted caramel Mug Cake ( recipe here ) that I found on Pinterest.  I am amazed that it actually worked – totally thought it was going to explode out of the mug!  I think it came out OK, but my caramels were not all gooey in the middle (boo) and I may have overcooked the cake a bit, was a little dry.  But… I think I could make some easy adjustments and this would be killer!  And it’s quite a lot of cake!  
  • January 21, 2012 - 6:30 pm

    angela king - they are gorgeous! and that last one of the cake, kill me. i’ve been trying to avoid mug cakes like the plague and now i might just give in. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • January 21, 2012 - 9:14 pm

    Dirk Dallas - Beautiful set Yvette!ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2012 - 4:47 am

    Yvette - @Dirk Thanks!!ReplyCancel

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