I know I haven't written in a while. Sorry. I've been baking like crazy the past couple of weeks from my new cookbooks from Britt. I made cheesecake bite cookies (divine!) and peanut butter scones with a chocolate peanut butter drizzle. We ate them before I could take any pictures. It's a shame since they were so pretty. I also made Shannon a supper of caesar salad with a homemade caesar dressing, basil pesto linguine with homemade pesto, and we had the cheesecake cookies for dessert. It was incredibly good. I also baked a dozen chocolate cupcakes with butter cream frosting and a dozen vanilla cupcakes with chocolate butter cream frosting for work. A lot of people had April birthdays, including myself, so I found them appropriate to make. Kevin, the director of development has a birthday this week, so I was thinking about making a carrot cake and using my new frosting kit. It is time consuming to make and frost as well as calorie laden, but I don't care. It's going to be fun.
In other news, if you haven't heard already, I was accepted into John F. Kennedy University! Apparently I was near the top of the waiting list. Of course, I'm going to accept. Although I work full time, I may be able to attend school full time as well. I talked to my roommate, a grad student at Cal, and she thinks I can do it. I'll try to talk to some JFK students as well. So now you can tell people that I will be getting a Masters degree in Museum Studies with a focus in administration. Best of all, Britt and I will be going together! I think it will be a big help. We can motivate each other, just as we did at Iowa.
I also recently saw No Country for Old Men this past week. I loved it. I think it deserved all the Oscars it won, even over There Will Be Blood, dare I say. We were going to have a picnic today at the Berkeley Rose Garden and play tennis, but the weather is a bit too chilly. I was going to take a bunch of pictures and post them. For now, just google it. It's a beautiful park. I'll have more to say about it later. We are going to try to do the picnic next weekend if the weather is a bit warmer. I wish I could post pictures now, however.
This post will be short. Lastly, I have one short bit to mention. Everyone should try Soy Dream's Butter Pecan ice cream. I never had butter pecan ice cream before, and it was amazing. I ate the whole pint (I think it's a pint, the small guy). My roommate is picking me up some more today.