Birthday Festivities

Friday, September 12, 2014

Yesterday,  Adam had a birthday!  Growing up, my parents always made a really big deal of birthdays.  The whole family would come into your room first thing in the morning singing "Happy Birthday" carrying stacks of presents and breakfast (always including a rare and precious sugary cereal like Reese's Puffs) on a tray.  It was all very exciting, and always made for very little sleep the night before.  As an adult, birthdays are somewhat less exciting, because most of the time work/school/life still moves on, and you might have a few minutes to enjoy, but overall, it usually feels about like a regular day with lots of birthday wishes via text, call and facebook and a few fun gifts.  Fun, but sort of normal.  Adam had school stuff most of the day yesterday, so we decided to have a little birthday celebration in the form of a dinner.  My parents will be here next weekend and we are going to take them to all our favorite restaurants, so Adam decided that we would do a little at home birthday party with some friends.  As a kid, we always got to pick what mom would make for our birthday dinner(my favorite was little roasted red potatoes with pork loin roast), and so I told Adam to pick whatever he wanted for dinner and he settled on pizza, breadsticks, salad and then I told him I wanted to make a cheesecake, and he agreed.  I really was quite proud of the cheesecake because it was DANG delicious, so I had to post a picture or two, and celebrate Adam a little today, even though I am a day late!
Happy Birthday, to the best guy I know!  



The Recipes I used are as follows:  
Pizza dough (Hint of Honey) - I made a pepperoni pizza and a roasted purple pepper/onion/pesto pizza.  
Breadsticks (Mel's Kitchen Cafe)- Great, but even better dipped in garlic butter
Cheesecake (Delightfully Tacky) - this took a very long time to make, but was totally worth it.  

2 comments

  1. How fun! It was my husbands birthday yesterday too! We had BBQ Pork Wonton Cups (crazy things my kids came up with on a whim) , homemade coleslaw and Crazy Cake!

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  2. We love Adam. So so glad you married him.

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