today i’m gonna party like it’s my birthday…


….cuz it totally is! This year I’ll be baking a cake for myself, but not until Saturday when I’ve scheduled in a picnic party! I’ll be making the Martha Stewart yellow cake with lemon curd and chocolate frosting because it looks so friggin’ awesome. There will be sunshine (I’m willing it), root beer floats, cake and good times with amazing friends. But for today, Cornelius and I are finally going to take in the Fred Herzog exhibit at the VAG and eat some lunch time moules et frites on a patio somewhere. We might even go for a slice of cake! Enjoy the day because I sure will.

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14 comments to “today i’m gonna party like it’s my birthday…”

  1. 1
    Joanne   May 8, 2007 at 11:44 am

    Happy Birthday J!!
    Have an extra big slice of friggin’ awesome cake – for me :)
    Enjoy your birthday outing today and part 2 – the continuation on Saturday sounds like a blast. I’m hoping to see pics on Flickr depicting fun times!

    Cheers to you ;)

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    lara   May 8, 2007 at 2:11 pm

    Happy Birthday!

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    juststudying   May 8, 2007 at 5:24 pm

    Happy Birthday!
    I just started reading your blog. It’s awesome. All the recipes are so easy. I have already made your Cabbage, Chorizo and Potatoe soup and your Peanuty Coleslaw. I am very happy to have found someone who loves cabbage as much as me! Have a great day, Beth

  4. 4
    Joe   May 8, 2007 at 5:35 pm

    Happy Birthday you!

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    Carrie   May 8, 2007 at 7:05 pm

    Happy Birthday to you!!

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    William Conway   May 8, 2007 at 7:25 pm

    Happy Birthday! Hmmm…cake. I wish it was my birthday, too…

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    Sara   May 8, 2007 at 7:37 pm

    Happy Birthday!

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    Maven   May 8, 2007 at 8:15 pm

    Go Shorty.

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    bellcurves   May 8, 2007 at 10:30 pm

    happy birthday! eat lots of cake! :-)

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    Anonymous   May 8, 2007 at 11:40 pm

    I made the same cake for my niece’s 4th birthday a few months ago. It turned out great, but it was a little too sweet for her. To the horror of the other children at the table, she puked right next to her plate, and said that the cake tasted like apple sauce; she doesn’t like apple sauce.

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    jill   May 9, 2007 at 7:08 am

    Mmmm CAKE! Happy Birthday to you…remember to take some pictures of the cake…Chocolate and lemon, I’m interested in seeing if you like the combo.

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    Jessica   May 9, 2007 at 8:59 am

    Gigantic Happy Birthday wishes to you! I love the idea of a birthday picnic. If only my own birthday wasn’t in February.

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    liberal foodie   May 9, 2007 at 10:37 am

    Happy Happy Birthday to you! Enjoy the day while it lasts! mmmm the cake looks delectable. You must share the outcome.

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    JoanS   May 10, 2007 at 7:14 am

    Hey, just discovered you’re my birthday twin. Discovered your blog not too many weeks ago and have been enjoying it. Glad your birthday was nice! So was mine!

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