is offically 29! And boy did we ring it in IN STYLE!
Rob and I picked koshka_the_cat
up on Friday at the airport, stopped at Wegman's for CAKE (and dog ice cream treats for Ellie) and made it home to Chateau Coccagna around 9-something. miss_philomena
rolled in just after. We chatted, plotted and I sewed on hooks and eyes on my paletot while we waited for the birthday girl to show up post-work. She did roll in with an adorable set of pjs/curlers.
We stayed up ENTIERLY too late so getting up Saturday felt just the wee-est bit painful. but up we got and eventually out the door. Rob and I were stragglers partially because apparently dropping Ellie of at daycamp takes my husband approximately 10 years and partially because we ended up on the WRONG side of Mike Pence's motorcade. I already disliked him but NOW IT'S PERSONAL. as he has seperated me from lunch! Finally made it to see Mick and blackcat452
I love Katherine's sassy face and Adrienne being distracted...but this was the best one.
After the standard tasty fare at City Tavern we sadly had to say goodbye to Jess and meandered over to Penns Landing for skating shenanigans. Katherine got the best photos so we'll just have to keep nudging her to put them up. It was...okay. Not scenic and very crowded. Like so crowded no one noticed we were in ridiculous clothes. Which I won't lie wasn't as fun as I dreamed of. BUT I can report skating in a hoop is no harder than normal skating so that was fun.
Look we're skating! It was hella crowded.
I am HUGELY pleased with my new paletot!! Here's hoping I do a blog entry. I told myself I had to tomorrow. HA!
Amanda is a VERY serious individual...very.
We stopped at the Irish Memorial to welcome some immigrants!
We finished Saturday out by heading back to our house for pizza, drinking and games. We tried Oregon Trail but all died maybe halfway there. Then broke out my personal favorite Marrying Mr. Darcy. Which Mick WON! Rob tied for second with Alice and Katherine.
Mary Bennett at your service
This has gotten long, I think I'll break the weekend in half. stay tuned for Sunday. But remember to go to mandie_rw
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CAKE! Can't birthday without it