guest post: a twenty something birthday

I am so excited to be doing a guest post on Birthday Girl because I for one love Birthdays. And I am happy to say that two weeks ago, my husband and I went to our friends' Alana and Derick's Twenty Something Birthday. We helped celebrate their birthday at Lake Temescal in the Oakland Hills. The weather could not have been more perfect. I could not get enough of the horchata, lemonade, beet hummus and Toas-tites. Toas-tites are amazing. What are Toas-tites you might ask? Well, they are pouches of yumminess. Popular back in the 1950's, I foresee Toas-tites making a comeback. For a Toas-tite party, make sure to have a variety of fillings to choose from. We had: fresh tomatoes, blue cheese, cheddar cheese, brie, thyme, fresh fruit, Nutella and much more. Each person brought fillings to share and for dessert I had a Nutella, Brie and strawberry toas-tite. But my favorite toas-tite combination included:

wheat bread
fresh tomatoes
cheddar cheese
blue cheese

The mixture of cheese with the tomato and thyme was pure birthday goodness. So, the next time you celebrate your birthday I would definitely celebrate with a picnic in the park, close friends AND Toas-tites.

fresh flowers
colorful veggie kabobs
beet hummus
bread for a toas-tite
an assortment of cheese for the filling
blue cheese, cheddar cheese, tomato and thyme
our first peek
a toas-tite
birthday goodness
Myself and Alana (the birthday girl)
- by Caroline of Coeur De La


Moore Minutes said...

This is a gorgeous and awesome birthday! PERFECT :)

Caroline said...

It was a great way to celebrate a birthday!!! XO

Heather - Chickabug said...

Those veggie kebabs look amazing!! : )

Katrina said...

ahhhh.... puggie-pies, how I miss those days! :)

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