Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Birthday weekend.


Last weekend we had a birthday weekend. In the beginning it was very strange to celebrate it without our friends and family because they are on the other site of the world. But after 5 years we found our own way to celebrate it. For the kids we always organize a party with school friends, but when it comes to our birthdays we love to go away.
I organized a trip for André as a surprise.
But before we went we had a great family dinner and a made a nice table in blue and white.








I love cooking and baking so I made this lovely apple cake.


And this is how it looks with 40 something candles.




After dinner we still enjoyed the lovely flowers and candles.
In a later post I'll tell you all about the trip were we went and what we did. I can tell you it was great !!



4 comments:

LissyLou said...

what a lovely table setting. and that cake looks yummy!

Corine said...

Gefeliciteerd nog! ja dat zal best raar zijn geweest, verjaardagen zonder het 'gewone' familiebezoek..
Maar je foto's wijzen nu toch op een gezellige maaltijd!
Groeten, Corine(THUIS)

Beach Vintage said...

I love the blue and white striped tablecloth.

Penelope-by-the-Sea said...

So lovely and simple but beautiful. Please could you share the recipe for your delicious lookng apple cake ...YUM xox

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