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Birthday Cheers

Amid the busyness of the Christmas season something big happened – my mother’s birthday. In our family, when your birthday is this close to Christmas, Dec. 22, it’s very important to keep them separate, and by any means you can not give a birthday present that’s also a Christmas present. So this year I decided to do something special and throw a wine + cheese party in our newlywed apartment for my mother and her friends.

The best compliment I could have gotten after the party came from my mom and her brother – My grandmother Mary Ann would have been proud.

{with the birthday girl}

{all food purchased from Sam’s Club}

{sundried tomato asiago cheese}

{Artisan Fresh decadent cake balls}

{lovely parents}

{love this}

And I didn’t get a picture of the best appetizer of the night (because it was gone so fast!) – Daily Chef filet wrapped in bacon. Thumbs up all around. So one more plug – New Year’s Eve party? Sam’s Club has everything you need. 🙂

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2 responses

  1. Mom

    Pops would have been proud too! I know I was….love you!

    December 28, 2011 at 8:54 am

  2. Pingback: Happy 21st Birthday, Mom – Love, Daughter & Tina Fey | m.davis

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