Day 231: My Birthday… and a pie for my family

23 Nov

At 5:14 in the morning on this day many years ago I entered this world. My Dad tells me that he was not at the hospital because my Mom had arrived around noon the day before and they sent him home after a while. In those days, fathers did not get to spend hours helping their wives through childbirth (I wonder if there are some men that think that those were the days to have been a parent…)

Today I thought I would make a pie with my daughter Alexandra and gift it to my family… for they have been so supportive of this pie making journey… and haven’t tasted but one or two of them. Alexandra videotaped us as we put together the “pie of the day” a Pecan Pumpkin creation that I’ve only made once before. You can see the video here.

And that’s all there is for tonight… I send you all my very best wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Until tomorrow…

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8 Responses to “Day 231: My Birthday… and a pie for my family”

  1. Mari November 23, 2011 at 10:56 PM #

    Happy Birthday Karen, enjoyed the video.

    • pieadaygiveaway November 24, 2011 at 7:37 AM #

      Thanks Mari! It was just spur of the moment, but fun to do. We hope to make one showing the creation of the dough next time.

  2. Carolyn November 23, 2011 at 11:22 PM #

    You make it look so easy (and quick)…. I guess that comes from all the practice you get at pie making!

    • pieadaygiveaway November 24, 2011 at 7:39 AM #

      You’re right… it really does get easier with practice… and I was going to be late for dance class if I didn’t hurry!

  3. LeAnne Petrone November 25, 2011 at 3:03 PM #

    That was the sweetest video! Happy belated Birthday to such a sweet and talented woman!

  4. Mary November 27, 2011 at 9:56 AM #

    Happy Birthday to you….Hope your B-Day and Thanksgiving were wonderful!

  5. pieadaygiveaway November 24, 2011 at 9:11 AM #

    Thank you Donna… and I send warm Thanksgiving wishes to you!

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