Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this. In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind.
Procrastibaking: The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing.
Right now, I am knee-deep in receipts and invoices, in the Delights Office. I need to complete my tax return by 31st January. I have started off with the best intentions. I get myself some coffee, I switch on the computer and I start crunching the numbers. I neatly put everything under the right headings: Ingredients, Packaging, Postage, Cleaning Products, Equipment, Website updates and Deliveries. After about an hour of this, my mind starts to wander. I drift off to more exciting subjects. Being a creative type, crunching numbers and doing my tax return is incredibly boring, but it is very necessary. As I type away and organise my receipts, my mind starts to think about other matters…
- Decorating techniques
- Flavour combinations
- Colour combinations
- The fluffiness of frostings
- Just anything to do with cake, really…
Before you know it, I am down in the Delights Kitchen, reaching for the vanilla extract, plugging in Penelope and baking up a storm. Yesterday, I just had a yearning for plain old vanilla cake, so that’s how I got my bake-on. I’ve got two days to complete this task and press the ‘go’ button, so I better stop procastibaking and get on with the job at hand! I will keep you posted on how I get on….