So these are my contributions:
It was probably a good thing I went a little cake crazy this week. It kept my mind off recent depressing events... I was too busy mixing, baking, kneading, sculpting, etc. to think about it.
You may recognize the dogs from Christian's birthday cake. They're chocolate, and nobody wanted to eat them, so I re-dogged. :) I know, I know. I got a little dog-happy on this one.