My Birthday Favorites {the icing on the cake}

Today is my birthday.  My 34th {I think!}.  So in keeping things light and cheerful around here today, I’m sharing some things and places that I either WANT or things and places that I NEED for a good birthday in my book.  The icing on the cake, if you will, for making this day extra special.

1. For starters and since I’m a huge breakfast person, I’d treat myself to some of Crave’s breakfast cupcakes and coffee, pancakes from Buffalo Grille, or head on over to River Oak Donuts to see what all the fuss is about.  I mean it’s got to be a good one if you start your day with breakfast cupcakes, right!?

Celebrating my son's 2nd birthday with Crave's breakfast cupcakes {January 4, 2013}

Celebrating my son’s 2nd birthday with Crave’s breakfast cupcakes {January 4, 2013}

2. I’d hit up some stores for a couple hours of shopping.  Retail therapy is a birthday essential in my book.  I’d stop in to Kuhl-Linscomb {best candle selection in town}, maybe Nordstrom {mainly for the Laura Mercier counter and to browse the shoe department}, Paper Source, and probably a quick trip to Anthropologie.

3.  I would most definitely want to indulge my sweet tooth.  A cookies & cream cake from Carrie Made the Cake would most certainly satisfy my birthday sweet tooth.  Love, love, love this flavor!  Some cake balls from Eggleston’s Edibles or one of her precious cakes would certainly make my day too!

my son's 2nd birthday cake from Eggleston's Edibles   //   my son's 1st birthday cake, a cookies & cream from Carrie Made the Cake

My son’s 2nd birthday cake from Eggleston’s Edibles on the left
and my son’s 1st birthday cake {a cookies & cream} from Carrie Made the Cake on the right.

4. This year I’d hope to open up some personalized jewelry or a gemstone ring as my birthday gift.

5. Dinner at Pass and Provisions or Uchi wouldn’t be too shabby either.  I’ve yet to dine at either of these, but I’m dying to since I’m no longer pregnant.

6. I’d love to wind down with glass or two of Rombauer.

7.  And finally, my perfect {and most realistic, ha!} birthday evening would include snuggles with my two goblins.  Being able to see Halloween and my birthday through their eyes year after year is the ultimate ‘icing on my cake.’

HEV - October 2013 260

Thanks for indulging in some of my favorite things in honor of my birthday.  I hope you and yours have a fun and safe Halloween!

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6 Responses to My Birthday Favorites {the icing on the cake}

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    Meg O. October 31, 2013 at 9:56 am #

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!! Breakfast cupcakes sound amazing at this point! And I still need to check out Kuhl-Linscomb! I hear so many good things about it!

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    Jessica October 31, 2013 at 11:02 am #

    Sooooooooooooo we like all of the same things!! Ha! Happy Birthday Tiffanie! Hope you and your cuties are enjoying lots of birthday snuggles in this lovely weather!

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    Kelly D November 3, 2013 at 4:13 pm #

    Sounds like a beautiful day to me! Hoping you had the happiest of birthdays with your sweet family…cheers!!!

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    Jennifer November 4, 2013 at 8:39 am #

    My birthday is Wednesday and I already told my husband I want some cupcakes from Crave. They are the best!

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    Chelsea November 5, 2013 at 10:24 am #

    Sign me up for some breakfast cupcakes!!! Hope you had a special birthday and Halloween!

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    Heather M November 8, 2013 at 12:02 pm #

    Happy late birthday!! It was great to meet your little princess this week!

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