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Monday, May 25, 2009

An Un-invented Kind of Day

Hubby said today felt like an un-invented day. It didn’t feel like the weekend, and it sure didn’t feel like a Monday!

Today my niece Breanna turned the beautiful age of 7. I remember being 7 is was such a great year in my life, lots of playing,laughing, sugar, and joy! I hope this is a great one for her as well.

We had a pool party at my Mom’s (AKA Grandama Diva’s) house. Here is the birthday girl, and her sister Noel who just had to get a picture as well, what a HAM!

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While sitting by the pool I enjoyed some watermelon and a cool refreshing beverage, I think I have had my share of adult beverages for a while!!! 

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The Birthday girl could not handle all the camera attention, she wouldn’t strike any more poses, even with her favorite Aunt Bobbi !! She was too cute all day!!

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We laid out by the pool for a good 3 hours and then went inside for some grub!! I was smart this time and drank lot’s of water to keep well hydrated!

My Step Dad Rich grilled up some AMAZING Carne Asada! I am not a big red meat eater, but back in the day when I ate whatever I felt like I would eat this stuff a lot!! It’s like a staple here in SO CAL!

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We also had some potato salad, another addiction of mine!!! I made one taco with a little meat, grilled onions, salsa, avocado, and some cheese. I also had some potato salad on the side and ended going back up for some seconds.

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I was in charge of the birthday cake!! In honor of the TSL challenge I made it all from scratch. I had all the ingredients on hand to make a vanilla cake with chocolate frosting! This was the first time I have ever made a cake from scratch, I will be doing this forever. It was easy and cheap!

The cake was ok, I think I have to use a little more butter, but the frosting was perfect.

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I actually don’t like cake, but because I made it I just had to have a little sliver. I also had a serving of some Light Moose Track ice-cream that we brought. This ice-cream is my favorite, (vanilla ice cream with pb cups and fudge).

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What an exhausting yet fun 3 day weekend, I am ready to get in my jammies and curl up with Hubby in front of the TV!!!

Lots to come in the morning!!

  • TSL Challenge Update
  • San Diego Rock and Roll Info
  • Fun packages

Stay tuned…..

Nite Nite!!

8 comments:

Rebeca @All Vegged Out said...

Your first cake looks so much better than my first cake... lol!

I can't believe you don't like cake though... I wish I had that problem

Erin of Care to Eat said...

Oh Bobbi, the cake looks great! I actually don't like cake much either, but frosting - all over that.
I bt you're the best auntie :)

Tami said...

trader joes sells those tiny pb cups and we make our own ice cream!

Lauren said...

What a great day! What a great weekend for that matter.

I love your awesome family and friends picnic and BBQ posts. Sounds like it was such a blast.

Take care hun!

Brandi said...

what a fun weekend! Your homemade cake looks great!

Mica said...

Happy birthday to your adorable niece! Your family gatherings look like so much fun. I want to come next time! Can you be MY aunt too?

HangryPants said...

7 is a great age! Happy Birthday Breanna!

Heather said...

What a perfect day! You and your niece are too cute together!

I have to admit that I am NOT a fan of cake, cupcakes, etc. That spongey texture is just not my thing!

Hope you had a wonderful, relaxing evening! :)