Soooo I think putting together actual, organized, chronological blog entries about my book events in Seattle and Portland last November/December is just too overwhelming of a task right now, so I will share short, unorganized, bursty nuggets of traveling fun with you instead!

This first bursty nugget is a compilation of sped-up video clips of me eating cupcakes baked by the lovely Miss Cuppy. She ever so graciously baked us 9 chocolate cuppies, and we had to eat them all before getting on the plane in 2-3 days. Tough job, right!??! I am actually a huge cupcake snob. The cake needs to be tasty and moist, and the frosting needs to be light and fluffy and not to sweet. I often find myself wiping off most of the frosting on a cupcake so I can just get at the less offensive cake part. But trust me, Cuppy’s cupcakes are 100% thoroughly DELISH!!! And I’m not just saying that cuz she’s my pal, otherwise I wouldn’t have bothered to blog about it. Them thingz are GOOOOOOD!!! Oh I’m dreaming about them now….. I’m sad I didn’t capture all 9 cupcakes getting eaten, but sometimes Hairy refused to be filmed whilst eating, and I think there were times we shoved them in our mouths real fast and ran out of the hotel room!

Just to round out the Cuppy and Moofs Seattle adventure: we all walked into Elliott Bay books to get Cuppy a copy of my book, and as we were walking around with the book, one of the store employees asked if it was Cuppy on the cover of the book. TOO FUNNY! It’s true, that day, Cuppy’s hair probably matched the cover more than mine did.

I don’t know why I look so worried in that photo! HAHA. This is the only photo we took on that trip. We suck. Next time: MORE!

Anyhoo, my other favorite memory with Cuppy on that trip is when we were walking around Urban Craft Uprising after my book signing, and we were shopping, and it was SO FREAKING HOT inside the venue, we were sweating bullets! We shared girl talk about our sweaty, stinky armpits. Then, while I was browsing around some cute jewelry booth, I FREAKED OUT!!! I was like, “CUPPY!! THE WORST THING THAT COULD EVER HAPPEN JUST HAPPENED!!!!!!!!” While shopping, I’d shoved a brown paper bag under my arm so I could have extra grabby hands, and when I removed the paper bag…it had a nasty SWEAT MARK ON IT!! AHHHHH!!

Also I had fried pickles for the first time.

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13 Responses to

  1. Jacci says:

    fried pickles???
    i want some of that!

  2. Shinsa says:

    Just saying, your man knows how to down a cupcake. ;) Two bites maybe. It looks like you guys had a great time. You need to come to the Milwaukee, WI area to sign some books I think. :)

  3. Maggi says:

    Fried pickles are the best!!! And those cupcakes look good…crap, I’m hungry now.

  4. haha! loves the cupcake video! although I have yet to try a chocolate cupcake, so now I must get one! :)

  5. pinklamb says:

    Those cupcakes look so flipping good! Especially since they are chocolate!!

    Fried pickles are awesome!

  6. Donna says:

    I’m picky with cupcakes too! Man, but those look delicious! I like the glimpse of Seattle at night from your hotel rm in the vid. You’re too cute =)

    I know what you mean by sweating! I went to Chicago over the summer and I could not handle the heat. I wear organic deo too, so I had to re-apply 3-4x a day =I

  7. cuppy says:

    ZOMG! I love you !!!! <3<3<3

    I had so much fun when you were here & I swear, I still think about how much fun UCU was & how sweaty we were :) :) SO FUNNY !!!!!!!!

    Dude, aren't fried pickles awesome?! SO GOOD!!! That place don't have the best ones in town though. I like the ones at Unicorn much better!!! SO GOOD!!! I'll take you there the next time you're in town. Because you know, you WILL be in town again !!!

    love love love (and miss) you !!

    xoxoxoxo

    • Twinkie Chan! says:

      Oh we will for suuuuures visit!!!! Considering vending at the holiday fair for ‘ll but we’ll see how crazy the year gets!! I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to see you again soon! AHHHH!!! <3 <3 <3

  8. grrfeisty says:

    haha! awesome video :)
    and it was only your first time w/ fried pickles!? yummmmm

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