Please Send Cupcakes

Here’s the thing about grief: one minute you’re drowning in it, thinking you’ll never resurface. And the next, up you’ve popped and you’re feeing the sun on your face.

My moods seem to change on a dime.


Right now, the work day is nearly through and it’s my birthday.


Okay, technically it’s not until Monday. But it’s a big one.


So I believe it’s appropriate to begin the celebration now, and continue at least through Memorial weekend.

Just FYI, I am a big fan of cupcakes.


Way better than almond butter and bilberry jam sandwiches.

About Unconfirmed Bachelorette

Unconfirmed Bachelorette, a/k/a Ella, is a 50-something-year-old lawyer who wishes fervently she could retire from the practice of law and write full time. Never-married-childfree Ella resides in Austin, Texas with her three fluffy black rescue cats and two interlopers.
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33 Responses to Please Send Cupcakes

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  2. I would send you a dozen if I could. Happy birthday!


  3. Ohhh, big day, i send you a lot of cupcakes, the most beautiful ones! Been there, all went well! πŸ™‚


  4. Happy Birthday! Many, many cupcakes to you! πŸ™‚ (All my cupcakes are gluten-free, but they are tasty!)


  5. ryeder says:

    I got a big smile from this …Happy Birthday! Sorry ..I don’t bake …


  6. good2begone says:

    Happy early birthday! Celebrate early and often!


  7. Happy Birthday Long Weekend! May you wallow in cupcakes πŸ™‚


  8. franhunne4u says:

    Happy 0-Celebration (old woman like me cannot remember the number before that, does it matter?)
    Right you are to focus on what is still there – your life. And yay for you having sun shining and feeling that.
    And if by chance a thought of your beloved ones creeps in (like they do in this comment) – hey, you would not want to celebrate without guests? They will hopefully behave like guests and accept that this celebration is about you. You have only well-mannered guests, don’t you?

    Now off I go to look for cupcake recipes.


  9. After my mother passed away I went really odd and needed something to do so I baked about 50 cupcakes and an ill fated meringue. My dream of opening up a patisserie was short lived when my partner pointed out the very apparent egg shells in the middle of said cupcakes. Happy birthday!


  10. gertmcqueen says:

    Happy Birthday! have your fill!


  11. anaopp says:

    Happy birthday! It’s today, right? Find some cupcakes on my blog πŸ˜›


  12. I hope you’re having a great day!


  13. Joliana Skies says:

    Oh….birthday. Cake. And dreams of cupcakes. Hapoy Birthday….


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