Monday, May 26, 2008

Happy Shower!!!

(Photo: my mom, then me, Eric and his mom)

We left the house Saturday mid-morning to attend a high school graduation party--a month before the actual graduation. I suspected it wasn't really a graduation party we were heading to. And, I was right. It was my shower!

My mother and the bridal party held the shower at a nice Italian restaurant and everything was wonderful. It was so nice to see so many of our friends and family. It was a lot of fun and we got a lot of great gifts too!

I was exhausted when we got home that night but Eric had one more surprise in store for me. He had a shower gift for me too! Eric bought me five vegan cookbooks--Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Vegan with a Vengeance, The Joy of Vegan Baking, Vegan Italiano and The Asian Vegan Kitchen.

Sunday morning, I tried out the waffles recipe in The Joy of Vegan Baking, though varied them by making them cinnamon apple waffles. Later on that morning, I followed the basic chocolate cupcake recipe in VCTOTW but added some chopped up thin mint cookies to make mint chocolate cupcakes to bring over my brother's house for his birthday. Yummy! And I loved using my new mini food processor and KitchenAid stand mixer too!


Alice (in Veganland) said...

That's a lot of vegan cookbooks! You're going to have lots of fun!

Alice (in Veganland) said...

And... you have been tagged in my blog!

Jesser said...

Ooh very cool! Glad you had a nice weekend.

Avery Yale Kamila said...

What an amazing surprise! And judging from your husband-to-be's gifts to you you've definitely found a keeper!

Miss President said...

I was sorry to have to miss your shower. Sounds like you had a lot of fun, though! You will have to tell me all about it when we see you! :)