Happy Pancake…Whoops!

Remember when you were little and you constantly
slipped, tripped, and dropped things?

Remember how all the adults said you’d grow out of it eventually?

Well, at the ripe ol’ age of 27, I can’t seem to shake my accident-prone ways. Over the years, I’ve acquired quite the collection…I have ACE wraps, slings, physical therapy bands, and who knows how many bottles of expired pain meds.

But none of that will work to remedy my latest spill…

A few days ago, Big Bertha tried to fly…

From a tabletop.

Her form was all wrong.

And she forgot her Redbull.

And now, by beloved DSLR is soon to rest in a better place.

We had an amazing two years together.

We visited places we’d never been, captured things we’ve never seen, and had one heck of a time in the #foodporn business. πŸ˜‰

RIP Big Bertha.

But don’t fret! If Bertha were here right now, she’d want us to celebrate…

Indeed, Pancake Sunday MUST go on!

Lucky for you, not only am I accident prone, but I am also VERY absent-minded. So while I’m not snapping away at some luscious cakes right now, I do have some backup for ya!

You see, I’d forgotten that I already toyed around with the of pan-COOKIEΒ idea
last October. THEN, two months later, I forgot AGAIN and posted the same recipe with different ingredients/measurements.

I know, I’m thinking there may be some blonde hiding under all this red! πŸ˜‰

So this Sunday, you get to choose!

But either way, you’re getting…

GINGERBREAD COOKIE PANCAKES!!

Go light with a short stack layered with vanilla-spiked Greek yogurt…

Click HERE for the recipe!

Or take it to the top with a tower of buttery goodness drenched in maple syrup!

Click HERE for the recipe!

Now if you’ll excuse me, I guess I have some shopping to do…anyone know the best materials to use for a camera burial at sea?

Please tell me I’m not the only one who is accident prone AND
has early onset Alzheimer’s!
Think I could ask for Santa to bring me coordination and extra brain cells for Christmas this year? πŸ˜‰

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34 Responses to Happy Pancake…Whoops!

  1. katie says:

    Oh I am so sorry to hear about your camera πŸ™ Mine has been broke for over a month now, I need to go get it looked at. It is just shooting blurry, I tried everything and it won’t work.

    Maybe Santa will bring you a new camera? I think so!

    LOVE the holiday style pancakes, so fun!

    Happy Sunday love! <3

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Oh no, you too? Must be the season for digital camera deaths! πŸ™ Hope you’re able to get yours fixed soon! “Santa” has something in store for me! πŸ˜€

  2. Oh no!!! Sad day πŸ™ I’m the same way… I break everyyyyyything. Mostly phones!

  3. All I have to say about that recipe is ahhhhh!!!!

    I’m very sorry to hear about Bertha though πŸ™
    And you are not the only accident prone person. My mom has an example that she uses to always describe my clumsiness. There was one time I tripped over my feet 3 times during one walk through our living room….it gets the best of us..

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Aww, that makes me feel better! Tripping over your own feet is the worst though…nothing/no one to blame but yourself! Haha!

  4. Ack! Sorry to hear about your camera! πŸ™ I’ve caught the strap of mine on countless things since I’ve had it, and all would have ended pretty badly had I not managed to catch it in the last second. One of these days I probably won’t be so lucky though. So yeah, you’re definitely not the only one who’s accident prone – we’re not even going to talk about how much of a beating my phone goes through.

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Oh yeah…I forgot you do have that fancy “spider web” app on your phone! πŸ˜‰ Nice matrix skills! I really need to work on my moves so I can save myself some grief in the future. I found one of the CUTEST plates at TJ Maxx a couple of weeks ago and was all ready to debut it for Pancake Sunday…I washed it, dried it, and as I was carrying it to the counter….CRASH!! Yep, a million tiny pieces. I couldn’t take it. I walked away. It was an hour later before I was able to clean up the mess! Lol

  5. That’s so sad about your camera! I’m a butterfingers over here as well…the fact that I’ve held onto mine this long amazes me!

  6. Girl we may as well be the same person. I’m SO clumsy and accident prone and I swear I’ll have full on Alzheimer’s by 30…

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      I may not be able to help the fact that I’m a total clutz-burger, but I’ve tried EVERYTHING when it comes to my memory…games, puzzles, vitamins…I just can’t ever REMEMBER to stick with it every day! Lol

  7. Poor camera!!! If you haven’t alrady found one, I know of a way to get a camera on the cheap…

    I think both pancakes look tasty… you should probably come back down here so we can do an official taste test. πŸ™‚

  8. RIP Big Bertha πŸ™ You has a good life. You immortalized more pancake stacks than most cameras could ever dream of.

    Holy crap! Those gingerbread pancakes look like one of the best stacks I’ve seen yet! Totally what I would choose if I had brunch “a la Heather” this time of year πŸ™‚

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Awww, thanks girlie! And yes, Bert definitely had her days in the sun! πŸ˜€ And just like her to go out with a BANG! Lol

  9. Sorry about your camera. RIP Big Bertha. But oh my days, om nom nom, do those pancakes look heavenly. Must resist the urge to bite the screen ;P

  10. lindsay says:

    farewell to big bertha! but thank her for celebrating pancake sunday today! two!! For that, i will always remember her. <3

  11. Oh no! She’ll be missed. Good luck finding a new one.

  12. Ahh I’m so sorry about your camera! It’s too bad dropping them isn’t covered under warranty. πŸ˜› I had to get a new camera a few months ago after dropping it too. But now I have a wrist strap for it and I make sure to use it every time!

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      I know, right? I seriously jumped at the chance to buy the Geek Squad protection plan for my phone when I bought it from Best Buy…as soon as they told me it covered accidental damage, I was like, “SIGN ME UP!” Lol

      I might just duct tape the next one to my hand!

  13. OMG – YUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! πŸ™ on the camera!!! We were burglarized a few years back & they got everything.. never have been able to afford to replace… πŸ™

  14. Noooo omg that sucks about your dSLR πŸ™ I would cry.
    But your pancakes look AMAZING as always so yeah.. at least that’s good! haha
    RIP Big Bertha </3

  15. Oh no! I’m so sorry about your camera!!! But you DID have some amazing photo-memories together πŸ™‚ And those pancakes are making my mouth water!

  16. Jessie says:

    Oh no, how sad to hear about your camera. RIP!!

  17. Aw, sorry about your camera! RIP Big Bertha.
    Umm holy yum, those pancakes look SO GOOD!

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  19. Aw sorry to hear about Big Bertha, hopefully she is in a better place now :-). Good thing pancakes are still just as delicious when they are not photographed!

  20. How did you know the December flavor of Nutty Butter? πŸ˜‰

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