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Don’tcha wish your roommate was fun like me?

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(The title of the Pussycat Dolls’ newest single)

What can you do to lift the spirits of a friend who’s having a bad day? Offer a hug? Words of encouragement? A greeting card, perhaps?

How about a personalized cupcake?

After I made Halloween cupcakes (yeah, you’ll be seeing those on the blog shortly), I froze a few for a rainy day. So, to cheer up my roommate last week, I defrosted one of the cupcakes, decorated it, and left it on the kitchen counter for dear roommie to find.

True, a cupcake can’t magically erase the world’s problems. But it sure does wonders for brightening one’s day.

As for greeting cards? They’re so last year!

And now for a new blog feature:

Chocolate-Covered Words of the Day
Today’s tidbits:

1. Seems I’ve been tagged quite a few times. Hmmm, better get around to that!

2. I thought I’d update y’all on “Whole-Foods Boy” (what I shall refer to him as, from now on). Yes, he did call. We’re meeting for coffee later this week. Seems we have a lot in common (including political views, which is always nice). Honestly, I’m not really looking for a boyfriend right now, as I’ve been enjoying my new-found “singleness” these past few months. But it’s always nice to have another friend!

Katie is the baker, photographer, and author of the popular blog Chocolate-Covered Katie. Her favorite food is chocolate, and she believes in eating a balanced diet that includes dessert every single day. More about Katie—> 
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  1. shellyfish says:

    Woo-hoo, a date with whole foods boy! Love it! The cupcake looks so yummy, you can come and live with us if you want! (Still don’t know what’s up with bloglines – there’s a post I can’t get to or something!)

  2. Andrea says:

    what a CUTE title for your post! i love working out to the pussycat dolls’ music haha. you are an amazing roomie by the way… if i got one of your cupcakes i would definitely be happy 🙂 hope your roomie appreciates having you!!

  3. magpie says:

    Ooo a date! Have fun 😀

  4. Vegyogini says:

    You’re such a sweet roomie! HAVE FUN ON YOUR DATE!

  5. Conquerbysmiling says:

    ooo Have fun on the date!!!
    And yes, you are a sweet roomate! That’s such a sweet thing to do!

  6. Becca says:

    Most of the time people fall into relationships when they’re “not looking” for one! That’s what happened to me, and I ended up marrying him 🙂

  7. Theresa says:

    You’re the best roomie ever! My college roommate and I barely spoke to each other, so you’re lucky you get along well!

  8. Halie says:

    That is really sweet of you to do for your roommate, I’m sure it brightened her day!

    I hope your date goes well!

  9. Virginia says:

    awww, can you make me a cupcake too?!?! you are too sweet!

  10. Lauren says:

    Good luck on your date. You are such a great roomate! I wish my roomate made me cupcakes! (Haha, I am refering to T!) 🙂

  11. shelby says:

    I saw some cuties the last time I went to Whole foods too!!! I didn’t hit on any though, next time… 😉

    You are so sweet, making a cupcake for your roomie. And it’s so beautifully decorated too.

  12. Lauren says:

    aww youre the sweetest roomie ever! haha shes lucky! 🙂
    and i’m really glad “whole foods boy” called! even just as a friend..nice friends with the same interests is always a good thing!

  13. Erin of Care to Eat says:

    And you can’t beat friends with WF benefits! 🙂

  14. ConsiderEatz! says:

    Hey, I have a “whole foods boy” too 😉 How funny, good luck!

  15. Ricki says:

    What a lucky roomie! Oh, and I’m having a bad day, too. . .SUCH a bad day. . . a 3-cupcake-kinda-bad day (hint, hint) 😉

    Have fun on your date! Can’t wait for the recap! 🙂

  16. MizFit says:

    you are SUCH A GREAT ROOMIE.
    now, if my husband is my roomie shouldnt he be doing sweetsh** for my lovely arse?

    Im off to remind him.

  17. Animal-Friendly says:

    You must be the best roommate ever!! That’s so sweet of you to leave a cupcake for your roommate and I’m sure it brightened up her day 🙂

  18. tofufreak says:

    aww such a cute cupcake!

    have fun with whole foods boy 😀

  19. loveofoats.com says:

    aww this cupcake is too sweet!

    yay for WF boy!

  20. megan says:

    That cupcake made me smile! Receiving a cupcake on a bad day would make me feel better, especially if it looked like that! 🙂
    Ooh, have fun on your coffee date!!! Can’t wait to hear about it.