Posts tagged ‘birthday’

February 3rd, 2014

Brownie Cupcakes with Coconut Peanut Butter Frosting {and a Birthday!}

by Chrissy

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This past weekend we celebrated Lauren’s day of birth, with our favorite type of gathering: potluck food & plently o’wine with good friends.

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Thankfully, we are surrounded by great people who also have the same affinity for tasty wine and zesty food. We had a ton of yummy appetizers and dishes to go around, for seconds and thirds.

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We capped off the night playing darts and pool down at the local watering hole, followed by 2 AM breakfast burritos at … Read more...

February 4th, 2013

A Very Happy Birthday {so much to celebrate!}

by Lauren

I had a lot to celebrate this year. Like A LOT.


I hadn’t mentioned this yet but I feel comfortable now that everything has settled and things are looking up. I’ve been battling a bit of cancer over the last few months. Thyroid cancer to be specific.

While it was caught in the early stages and I was told by doctors it was a curable cancer, it sure was a stressful point in my life. These past few months without … Read more...

November 4th, 2012

Lemon Blueberry Birthday Cake

by Lauren


Happy birthday to the guy who can juggle limes, add up the tip in his head, ride a unicycle, fall asleep during any movie, pop up a tent in a storm, sink into the deepest food coma I’ve ever seen, save me from death by spiders, build a headboard and a birdhouse from scratch, and make me smile no matter the circumstances.

When we met at 18, I never imagined I’d be celebrating 25 with you but here we are … Read more...

January 31st, 2012

A Birthday Weekend

by Lauren

Sunday afternoon was made up of what every birthday should be made up of.

I was blessed enough to spend my birthday celebration with great friends, a beautiful view, 80 degree sunshiney weather (in the heat of summer winter), picnic food, sloshball and a gorgeous sunset to top it all off.


The view from the park was stunning on such a clear day. We could see downtown San Diego, Mission Bay, east county, Coronado Bridge and Mexico!


Batter up!



Swing …

January 29th, 2012

Birthday Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

by Chrissy

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Happy Birthday Lauren!

You old lady, you.

Here have a cupcake.

Have two. Just not three. People will probably judge you if you had three cupcakes in one sitting. Not me, I would be cheering you on.

Although we are not big fans of the semi-homemade cuisine, we do appreciate a good batch of semi-homemade cupcakes from a box. Especially when they are doctored up like these ones.


Make cake mix. Add peanut butter to …