Birthday Month

Just one of many Birthday Cocktails

I know, I know. This is supposed to be my second state bourbon post. I’m working on it, I swear. Finding local whiskeys is hard! I’ve already written about my own region and unless I’m traveling, it’s hard to find something from further away. Plus I’ve more research (read: drinking!) to do before I can actually finish the post. I still have one to open, and frankly I’m a little scared of it. Without giving away too much, I think this state has way better to offer, if I could just find it!

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Olympics Birthday

Olympic Cupcakes!

Have you ever wondered how long it takes to organize the Olympics? YEARS! The host city usually builds arenas, highways, housing, and other infrastructure – that’s after the 2 years it took to get through the nomination and election process. With that in mind, it makes sense that the Little decided last summer – 7 months ago – that she would have an Olympic birthday party for turning 5. Talk about commitment – it’s not even an Olympic year (yes, it was super fun explaining that I can’t make the real Olympics coincide with her birthday)!!

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Birthday Shenanigans

When you wake up on your bestie’s sofa in last night’s fishnets…

So… yeah. I definitely hit it hard the weekend leading up to this year’s birthday. I don’t know about you but I kind of love birthdays. And you’ve only seen a hint of that with last fall’s Bubble Birthday. Wait till next month and the Little’s Olympics bash! In my world, birthdays are celebrated for at least a week, more if possible. With ¾ of our family having birthdays in the first 6 weeks of the year, we really are in near-constant birthday mode till March. Really. Cake weight is far more an issue than holiday weight for me!  Continue reading “Birthday Shenanigans”