Category Archive: Birthdays

Coconut Cake and 65 Years

October 13 , 2014 by Hong - in Birthdays, Food

My mother’s 65th birthday was this past weekend. I made this delectable coconut cake which I then proceeded to eat for several days afterwards. I guess that’s one of the dis/advantages to hosting a party, you get to eat all the leftovers. I was amazed though by how much better this cake was the next […]

Birthday Gathering

October 20 , 2012 by Hong - in Birthdays, Food, Weekend

On Friday night I hosted a dear friends birthday dinner. All the gals gathered together and enjoyed a lovely Fall Harvest themed menu. Menu: Appetizers Roasted Figs with Goat Cheese, Drizzled with Balsamic Sauteed Grapes with Goat Cheese and Tarragon Main: Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables Broccolini and Squash Lasagna Dessert: Apple Crisp with Ice-Cream […]

Birthday Weekend

September 16 , 2012 by Hong - in Birthdays, Weekend

Last week was my birthday. I celebrated with friends and family and felt so very loved. Could a girl ask for anything more? My friend Sherry made me this beautiful cake. Not only was it absolutely gorgeous, it was just as delicious. Tiramisu. My fav. I had friends over for a dinner party on Saturday […]

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” One of the Loves of my life is celebrating is 14th birthday today. That’s him as a toddler. Isn’t he the most adorable thing? I absolutely love baby photos! When he was inutero I kept a […]

Around here we consider birthdays to be pretty special. So special that we celebrate for an entire week! Now that doesn’t necessarily mean that we offer up extravagant parties and presents for an entire week. It just means that we allow this person to reap the little moments that make life so pleasurable for an […]

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