This is a story about a Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake ( aka The Tortoise) and the quick eating cake-aholic (Me!!--and my family too...the Hares). You see today was no ordinary day, it was a special day for all of those whose live in the great U.S. of A, for today was Memorial Day. Today is a time when we send our love, prayers and thanks to all of those who are fight or have fought for our wonderful gift of freedom. Seeing as how today was such a special day, Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake wanted to put together a celebration, but first he had to get cleaned up and into his party clothes. Without another thought he got into his chocolate whirlpool bath and added his special Baking Powder, Baking Soda and Flour Bubble Bath mixture to the constantly churning bathtub. He just loved how the Bubble Bath mixture helped to make him rise when he would go to dry off in the steam room. So once he was thoroughly soaked form head to toe in his bubble bath, he hoped into the special Teflon pans, which helped him to dry off to just the right shape and texture. Opening up the door to the steam room Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake slid right in and prepared for 30 minutes of 350degree toasting. While slowly being dried off and transformed from the wrinkly-wet cake to the more fluffy, light cake, Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake dreamt about his big celebration...he would have ribs, baked beans, grilled corn on the cob, fireworks...it was going to be a great day. ---Beep Beep Beep---The thirty minutes was up and it was time to cool down. After cooling down a bit it was safe for Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake to come out of his special pans and put on his P-A-R-T-Y outfit. So he put on his best tasting caramel pants and his matching pecan topped caramel shirt, but since this was such a special occasion he added a few extra splashes of his caramel cologne just for the ladies. Little did Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle cake know that it would be this caramel cologne that would bring him to his untimely death. Once he opened his plastic cake-saver door the aroma of the caramel covered chocolate cake quickly spread through the house...and boy did it attract the ladies, especially the ever feared quick eating chocoholic known as the Hare! It only took minutes before Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake was reduced down to a tiny smidgen of a cake. And so Mr. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake was later recognized for his contributions to the Hare Family's remembrance, honorance and celebration of the freedom, and the people fighting for our freedom, that America holds so dear to their hearts!
I want to say thank you soo much to all of those who are serving, served or have lost their lives serving our country. Without you all America would not be America, freedom would not be freedom and we, as Americans would not be Americans. You all are the blood that keeps the heart of our country pumping, and I can't tell you how much your service means to me...because you, through your care, courage and devotion make me proud to be an American. Thank you again, my heart goes out to all of you and may God bless you!!