Katie's New Recipe (Cupcake Diaries, Book 13)
Katie's long-lost father is ultimately achieving out—but is she prepared for the reunion?
For so long as Katie can keep in mind, it's simply been her and her mother. yet that's approximately to alter. First her mother will get a boyfriend. after which Katie will get an e-mail from her dad, whom she's by no means met, announcing he desires to occasion. Katie's uncertain she's prepared for therefore a lot switch in her existence. With a lot taking place right away, Katie's hoping on her buddies within the Cupcake membership to assist her locate the candy facet of what appears like a sticky situation.
Tagged Callie. Don’t examine her, I reminded myself, and that i took off as quick as i may. I stayed centred, and that i may possibly suppose my legs relocating quicker and speedier. All that operating I’ve been doing with mother is paying off, i assumed, simply because I’m a greater runner than i used to be final yr. I ran again to the cone and slapped the hand of the 1st individual on-line. without warning, my workforce begun cheering. It used to be like i used to be in a daze or anything. I checked out the opposite group and observed Callie slap her teammate’s hand simply.
used to be smiling and giggling and never freaking out in any respect. We performed a host extra video games. there has been this one the place you spot which member of your workforce can throw a rubber fowl the farthest; one other one the place you spot who can twirl a hula-hoop the longest; and there has been a three-legged race I did with Sophie, and we got here in moment position, which used to be beautiful cool. Then it used to be time for the egg race. “Okay, we want 4 volunteers from each one team,” Ms. Chen introduced, and that i regarded over on the gentle blue group.
You’re uninterested in making cupcakes?” “Now that may be a ridiculous question,” I acknowledged with a smile. “So what variety may still we make?” mother requested. i assumed for a minute. “How approximately peanut butter and jelly?” “Aren’t you doing that with the Cupcake Club?” “I suggest, peanut butter and grape jelly,” I acknowledged. “You comprehend, the unique recipe. like the ones you usually make me for the 1st day of faculty or while i've got an important try out or something.” mother smiled. “Let’s do it.” quickly, we have been within the kitchen, and mother.
She acknowledged convinced. in truth, she bought at the mobilephone and got here again and stated, “I talked to Mia’s mother. She acknowledged you could remain till ten. I’ll choose you up then.” “Let me guess,” I acknowledged. “You’re going out to dinner with a few neighbors, right?” mother checked out me humorous. “Just one pal, actually.” after which she fast left the room. i used to be pleased Mia invited me over, simply because among my father and my mom, i used to be feeling lovely stressed. observing Alexis attempt to devour highly spiced meals will surely take my brain off.
issues have been type of strained among me and mother after that. I didn’t particularly seek advice from her much. The humorous factor is, mother didn’t even appear to realize. She stored making a song and buzzing and solving her hair and utilizing lip gloss like every little thing used to be normal—but it wasn’t! I didn’t inform Mia or any of my different associates in regards to the man I observed with mother within the park. I’m now not precisely definite why I saved it a mystery. generally, I didn’t think like conversing approximately it, and that i hated that Alexis will be correct approximately mother courting. yet.