Good day, March 8! I hear you have birthdays that need celebrating. Well, I can help you out.
Today is my man's birthday along with his mother's. Pretty nifty, huh? Tonight their family is going out to a fancy Japonese place where they throw food at you. It's great. One of my favorite eateries, in fact. Do I use too many commas, readers? Sometimes I'm not sure...
Anyway, I'm making them both huge collages of which I spoke of in previous posts. They're coming along nicely. And I'm making a cake for my guy: spice cake with cream cheese frosting. Nom nom nom...
He asked for only one present: the new Resident Evil game. I think it's Racoon City or something...and I can't get it for him because I don't have any !@#$ money to spare. Why does just about everything cost money these days?!
I'll find a job. Hopefully soon. And things will be different. I'll find something else to complain about. ;)
That brief interlude above was a segway, readers. I'm going to tell you what I'm doing to get around the dilemma that I just presented to you. I still want to make my guy happy, but I don't want to break the bank. So in lieu of the videogame, I'm going to decorate the cake all Resident Evilish. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Resident Evil, it is a survival horror game complete with blood, violence, zombies, scary music, half-naked chicks with guns, and more guns. A man's dream. It's actually pretty neat to watch, but I could never play it because I'm a scaredy-cat.
The story is different in each game of the franchise, but there is one thing that they all have in common: Umbrella Corp. *cue dramatic music* Umbrella Corporation is a pharmaceutical company that only exists within the Resident Evil realm (so no freaking out). Basically, they create a virus that leaks out and contaminates the surrouding environment. It turns people and dogs (and maybe other animals, I'm not sure) into lifeless, mutated, yucky zombies.
The logo for the Umbrella Corp is a simple red and white umbrella. That is what I'm going to put on top of the cake. And maybe some raspberry or strawberry jam dripping down the sides of the cake to look like blood. Yeah, my guy would get a kick out of that.
Yeah, I know that the explanation of the game and it's contents was unnecessary. Things could have been easier had I just said I'm going to put an umbralla on a cake and leave it as that. But that wouldn't have been as fun or interesting. It's about the trip, man, not about the destination.