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When God Created Mothers

When God Created Mothers

Cakes Grace 12/05/2019 0
 “When God Created Mothers" When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of "overtime" when the angel appeared and said. "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one."  And God said, "Have you read the specs on this order?" She has to be completely washable, but not plastic. Have 180 moveable parts...all replaceable. Run on black coffee and leftovers. Have a lap that disappears when she stands up. A kiss that can cure anything from a broken leg to a disappointed love affair. And six pairs of hands."  The angel shook her head slowly and said. "Six pairs of hands.....
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Why Gifts Matter

Why Gifts Matter

Cakes Grace 23/09/2018 0
 Why Gifts Matter A gift, no matter how small, is a statement that you care about someone. It is a gesture of love and peace that can make an enormous difference to a person. Acts of kindness are very important, but a gift endures in a way that an act of kindness doesn’t. It is something physical that can rekindle memories years on. We have become too wrapped up in materialism; that too many of us judge the value of a gift by its price, or feel embarrassed if we don’t have money to spend on presents. What is important in a gift is the thought behind it, not the money spent on it. A handmade ca...
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La Vie En Rose

La Vie En Rose

Cakes Grace 18/09/2018 0
 La Vie En Rose La vie en rose literally translates to Life in pink. However, it would be better translated to life through rosy (pink) glasses. The idea is to depict a state where everything appears rosy and cheerful to you. It's about a state of bliss when everything around you is a source of joy. This is the kind of state you are usually in when you are deeply in love.  The idea is to be idealistic or naive, thinking that life is perfect and everything will be fine. It can also mean that you are in love, and the world seems magical and perfect around you. A metaphorical translation could be...
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The Cake Story

The Cake Story

Cakes Grace 15/09/2018 0
  The Cake Story  The term cake has a long history. The word itself is of Viking origin, from the Old Norse word "kaka". In ancient Rome, basic bread dough was sometimes enriched with butter, eggs, and honey, which produced a sweet and cake-like baked good.  Cakes were called “plakous” by the Greeks, from the word for “flat.” These cakes were usually combinations of nuts and honey. They also had a cake called “satura,” which was a flat heavy cake. During the Roman period, the name for cake (derived from the Greek term) became “placenta.”According to the food historians, the ancient Egyptians w...
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