Emily is doing a GCSE in Astronomy a couple of years early this year and she normally stays after school on a Wednesday for the classes. On Tuesday night she decided she would give it a miss this week as it was her birthday (and a friend was going to take notes for her) and that way we could go ahead and have a afternoon tea with family - as we normally do on birthdays.Nigella's lastest book a try. My scones don't normally turn out very well but these ones rose beautifully and were so easy to make. I'll have to post the recipe up soon.
Tyler was on hand to help Emily blow out all the candles - it took them a few turns, I guess that many candles takes a bit longer ;o)
The chocolate cake went down well :o)
Mum and Jon's sister, Deb
We also go out for dinner when it's anyone's birthday. It used to be as many of the family who wanted to come but it's become so expensive, we now just go out as our little family. This year Emily chose to go to The Wing Wah Chinese restaurant in town. We all enjoy going there and it meant I could pop across the road to my Weight Watchers meeting to get weighed before going to dinner!
Our birthday girl!
Claire and Craig
Jon and myself
Unfortunately Hugh had to work that night so he and Sarah weren't with us.
I think that about covers Emily's birthday for this year. In October we have my nephew Richard's and my SIL Liz's (both in Chicago), Craig's, my SIL Merle's (in SA) and Jon's birthdays. Busy month ahead!