Birthday Extravaganza

January 27, 2013

I love birthdays because it's an excuse to celebrate with the people you love the most and eat whatever food you please. And this weekend, my mom, sister, Pete, and I did just that. We ate from Friday morning until Saturday night. And we relaxed, watched movies, played games, and put a puzzle together. Turning 23 was better than I expected! 

Green Tea for me
We also did our own pedicures (Pete was at work and I'm sure he's thankful for that!) 
I got a surprise delivery midday (I LOVE fresh flowers!)
And these are the beauties Pete surprised me with! 
They went lovely together! 
It snowed too, that kind of snow that looks like it belongs in a snow globe, my very favorite!  

My birthday cake was a cookie cake! 
Baked by Lauryn...
Decorated by Pete (that's supposed to be us holding hands) 

HBA = Happy Birthday Astleigh  

London broil was our main course (with guacamole; if you haven't tried it you are missing out!)
Mouth-watering and so delicious  
Salivating yet??
Homemade Guac
Broccoli Salad 
Au gratin potatoes 
Pink Surprise with raspberries 
It was too pretty not to take another picture
Spinach Bacon dip appetizer  
My twin...okay, not really (my little sister)

A very happy birthday girl :)
The next morning started with orange juice...  

And Cran-Apple
Waffles were necessary too...
...and bacon and bananas
Then came the puzzle...
I love all the colors! 

And then it was done! 
The weekend wouldn't have been the same without our house guests!