Chrysanthemum Cupcakes Although these buttercream chrysanthemums may look difficult, a steady hand and a bit of practice is all it takes to produce a whole bunch of them. Get the Chrysanthemum Cupcakes How-To
"Sunflower Cupcake Cake Recipe -- Sunshine-hued mini cupcakes come into full bloom around a central cake covered in berries that mimics sunflowers' familiar seeds. Of course Martha Stewart reminds me of you.
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini. Story of a boy Amir, from Afghanistan who needs to find his way in the world as he realizes that his own belief system is not that of his dominant culture. Set in Afghanistan and the United States.