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Happy birthday to me!

April 3, 2012

I celebrated my 34th birthday this weekend… all weekend long. On Friday we started with lunch at Home Slice, then dinner with Chad and Linds at Fabi + Rosi. Chef Wolfgang brought out glasses of bubbly to toast, and coincidentally, his birthday was just a few days later. I ate charcuterie and cheese and white bean soup and mushroom risotto with duck confit and crack pie with a candle stuck in it. It was wonderful. Afterward, we headed home for Manhattans and watched Young Adult.

Justin made sure the rest of the weekend was an outdoor adventure. On Saturday, we met up with our friends Erin and Nat and had lunch at Casa de Luz on the patio. We stopped for snow cones, parked somewhere near South Congress, and perused the shops that lined the street. We bought candy and tried on vintage dresses and stopped for coffee at Jo’s. We sat on the patio at Perla’s all night long, slurping oysters and drinking bubbly and enjoying the cool breeze. We had ice cream at Lick, my new favorite place (coconut-peanut-butter-chocolate ZOMG), then poked in at Henri’s for cheese and wine. Afterward, we headed home to drink sazeracs and watch The Muppets.

Sunday was blueberry muffins and naps and outdoors and patios. We spent the evening at Contigo, just the two of us, sipping rosé and old fashioneds and sharing a bacon cheeseburger. It was a fantastic weekend of patios and friends and most importantly, my lovely husband who made sure it all happened, and that I had a relaxing, delicious weekend. Can it be my birthday every weekend?

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8 Discussion to this post
  1. Flavia says:

    lovely, and you so deserve the celebration! happy 34, crystal! xx

  2. Nicole says:

    Sounds like the perfect weekend!

  3. Liz says:

    That sounds absolutely fabulous!!! What a perfect celebration of you! 🙂

  4. margo says:

    sounds so wonderful! happy birthday 🙂

  5. Mike Lyons says:

    I hope 34 is a great year for you!

  6. Crystal says:

    Thanks so much, everyone!

  7. ai says:

    Oh, happy belated birthday, Crystal!

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