Mardi Gras is making us miss New Orleans and New Orleans food more than usual. I wanted to bake up a king cake for our prenatal class on Monday night, but I just couldn't get around to it. Actually, I can usually find time to bake just about anything if I'm motivated, so I suppose the real reason is that Markus and I aren't really into king cake itself...just the fun it symbolizes. Since no one here would know the difference, I just made up some Mardi Gras themed cupcakes using Markus's favorite recipe (see birthday treat posting). They came out great, and everyone enjoyed them. Ellie loves the "tinies" (she loves all tinies). Happy Mardi Gras, everyone!