Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Just like Mom.

This was the style of my old Easy Bake oven, early 1970's avocodo green, stylin' in the day, LOL.
I remember baking cakes and torturing my parents and Grandparents, never did they refuse, they always obliged me with a smile(and heartburn, have you tasted those concoctions).

This is the latest model, a microwave?? Doesn't say much for the times, can't bake a cake in an oven, where the smells invite and draw the family into the kitchen, LOL. The easy bake still runs on a 100 watt light bulb, warm that baby for fifteen minutes and your ready to create master peices.
Here the monkeys are waiting for their first cake, Daddy ate it with pride.
Some things never change, the excitement you get as a child making a cake for your parents, completing the task with such pride and independence.
Thank you to Grandpa and Grandma for driving all over finding this Christmas treasure, they were in high demand, seems like every little girl(Mom, LOL) wanted one under the tree.
I have go*ogled Easy Bake oven mixes and couldn't believe how many there were, you can even make personal pan pizzas in that baby, guess the girls will be making their own lunches while Mommy blogs, wink. LOL. Kidding...


Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

I remember that advocado green version...they have come a long way since then, haven't they!!

Hope the girls enjoy their new microwave......I happened to find myself in that aisle while Christmas shopping at T@ysrus and I too could not believe the stuff that you could make!!

Take Care,


OH MY #6 said...

too cute. I remember the avacado ovens. But, I didn't have one!


Lisa said...

Yup I had a green one too. I loved baking with that thing. I use to get creative and add blue food colouring and called them bluejay cake. My younger brother still kids me about his having to endure eating them.

Oooh I think I can smell the monkey's cake now. Yummm!

Beverly said...

how sweet! My parents never let me have one either from fear or finances I will never know.

Carol said...

Oh you can microwave a cake, just ask Tupperware!! LOL!

Love the microwave! Emily is a bit young yet, but she LOVES to cook.

Love the new photos!!! I'm so bad lately with taking pictures!!!!

JinXiu said...


blast from the past

I remember the avacodo green easy bake ovens

its great to see our kids with the same toys we had

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

LOVE the Easy Bake..
We had a Few diff. ones..
Have a Great Week..

Dolores and Shawn said...

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Hope the girls enjoy their machine.

Vivian M said...

I never had one, look at all the fun I missed!

Debz said...

I never had one of those ovens but I do remember seeing them. My grandparents had a set built out of wood and painted the same pea green color though. It was fun to play with.
I remember one of my best friends had the "Easy Bake Oven" in yellow when they first came out....Ick I can all of a sunnen taste the cooked oranges we made!! Gotta go brush my toung now!!! bleck!

Steffie B. said...

so cute.....the minute Sophia gets wind o these babies.....I'm in trouble! lol

Nikki said...

Ah yes, we have the same fun going on over here!

Praying for Jillian, and her speech therapy. XO

Jewels of My Heart said...

HOw fun! Oh, how I loved my Easy Bake Oven! I know your girls are elated! Happy Baking...
ps.... that is one cool snowman on your header! I guess you all get lots of practice with all that snow... heheee

Kayce said...

Man did I love my easybake! I can't wait to introduce my Jennifer to one once she's home. LOVE your header by the way!!

Pug Mama said...

ahhhhh, I remember my Easy Bake......

mommy24treasures said...

oooh what a fun gift!

Jonni said...

What fun to share with your girls. I can't wait to get one for Sofia. I am so excited to see Jennifer and Jillian's creations. That pizza mix sounds yummy. And don't worry, we won't tell Superman if you just happen to decide to let J&J make their own lunches (lol). :)


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