Join us for a Celebration and a virtual
Birthday Party for Michael Lee West~
Southern Author, Baker, Gardener, Yorkie Enthusiast!
The Novel Bakers are celebrating her milestone birthday
and literary works today with a little food and fun~
We’re happy to have you join us!
We gathered old and new friends to join
in the fun and celebration,
Teeny is here. . .
We share her love of peaches, copper pots
and Red Velvet Cake!
I had two copies of She Flew the Coop~
Olive Nepper granted me permission to tear out pages
of my second copy and run them through
the printer for a book page birthday banner!
And also use pages for a little
Punched with a
Martha Stewart Birthday punch from Michaels,
also available here.
Help yourself to some salt water taffy~
candy of choice for bingeing,
while we wait for the other guests to arrive.
Our cast iron skillet is seasoned and ready. . .
Cooking Lessons, Consuming Passions, page 122.
Caro Clifford and company are here to celebrate
with Piper Maitland aka Michael Lee West~
providing a little vampire lore,
timely with Halloween around the corner!
Along with a few Mad Girls in Love,
joining the celebration~
And some Crazy Ladies
are joining us~
We’re enjoying a Southern Fried Celebration
in honor of Michael Lee’s birthday!
On the Menu:
Sweet Tea, Southern Fried Chicken, Fried Okra, Skillet Cornbread and Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs~
Collard Greens, Fried Green Tomatoes, Macaroni & Cheese and Lima Beans send their regrets and could not attend :)
We married Deviled Eggs with Pimento Cheese,
the Pâté of the South~
along with a little bacon for
Pimento Cheese-Deviled Eggs. . .
And the beverage of choice,
Sweet Tea, a Southern staple~
How to make Perfect Iced Tea,
page 158, Consuming Passions.
Or enjoy Peach Tea Punch, tea that
a girl from a Peach Farm would love. . .
Or celebrate with a cocktail~
help yourself to a Peach Martini . . .
We’re serving mini skillets
of corn bread~
No Southern recipe required, one 8.5 ounce box of Jiffy corn muffin mix makes four 4 inch skillets of cornbread~ add cheese, jalapenos, bacon, and/or sour cream if you like.
Teeny’s perfect Red Velvet Cake recipe
can be found on page 318 in
She Flew the Coop. . .
Help yourself to a
Red Velvet Cupcake!
Have your Cake and Drink it Too. . .
Or try an original Teeny-concoction:
Maybe a serving of
Choose your dessert(s) of choice,
and add a sparkler and light. . .
And wish Michael Lee West
a Happy Birthday!
Other friends are celebrating
Michael Lee’s birthday today,
stop by for more
Happy Birthday Wishes and Cake!
Jain~ a quiet life
Kitty~ Kitty’s Kozy Kitchen
Sarah~ Hyacinths for the Soul
Sam~ My Carolina Kitchen
Rett~ The Gazebo House
Jenna~ The Painted Apron
Linda~ More Fun Less Laundry
Debbie~ Mountain Breaths
Jacqueline~ Purple Chocolat Home
Pam~ Sidewalk Shoes
Susan~ Between Naps on the Porch