Sunday, April 15, 2012

Its my party and I'll eat cake if I want to!

So after a wonderful 'Friday the 13th' birthday... including a yummy gluten,dairy and egg free morning tea at work (super super impressed and touched by all the effort) followed by a trip to the movies with hubby, on Saturday night I celebrated my 40+1 with a party (because I missed my 40th with these guys last year).

There was a theme... its not obvious (much!)

We made it simple with crock pots (slow cookers) full of Chilli Con Carne and Chicken curry and lots of rice, corn chips and baked potatoes! (food I can eat so allergy friendly too!) A superb party idea that means you can prepare hours ahead and actually enjoy the party!
Bunting... because every party needs bunting...
lanterns and fairy lights.... ahh... love it.

The blessing of good friends to laugh and be with....

And the CAKE! oh the cake!!! made for me by a very special friend.... its so PERFECTLY me and its gluten, dairy and egg free!!!


and another lovely friend made gorgeous little polka dot cupcakes


I feel totally blessed, I have been showered with love and beautiful gifts and had a lovely night surrounded by food I could eat!!!

Me and my babies...
and I'll leave you with my favourite Facebook message on my birthday....


hehehe!! I love it!

15 comments:

jacksta said...

glad you had a great party

Fiona said...

Fantastic - so nice to see your colleagues made the effort for you. I guess they got the message after that team lunch after all.

Claudia said...

Happy Birthday - glad you had the wonderful day you deserved.

PipStarRose said...

happy bday!!! love the dinner idea

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Happy Birthday..sounds like you have been one spoilt girl...glad you had a good day...

Sammy said...

Happy Birthday! Love the food and that you could eat it all- woohoo!
The facebook message made me giggle!!

Miriam said...

the photos with your kids are gorgeous

CurlyPops said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time!

Neetz said...

Love love love that awesome cake! So glad you got to have the party you wanted! :)
you have to explain that fb message though...lol ???? lol

Faith said...

Gorgeous cake....how lovely that everyone went to such great efforts for you, makes you feel special doesn't it?!

Happy Birthday!

Monica Williams said...

Oh hon you are looking gorgeous! Love the red frames. That cake is awesome!!! I'm so pleased you had a lovely birthday. xxx

Gail said...

Um no. What theme?? Haha. Happy birthday you - love that you celebrated in style and with cake!!!!

Posie Patchwork said...

Oh wow, wonderful, can never go wrong with red & white decorations, happiest of birthdays to you lovely lady, love Posie

Easy Peasy Kids said...

Wow I am late for Birthday wishes, the party looks fab, you look beautiful, radiant and happy Nx

meg said...

You look gorgeous and I love the red polka dots too. x