It was an exciting time this week-end! HHL Sister, hosted an early Christmas and Birthday (moi's) celebration at her home.
I couldn't believe how much little Matthew had changed, since his Baptism, 2 weeks ago!!
HHL Sister, is a fabulous hostess and the table was beautifully set in a white and silver colour theme with a red Christmas table cloth. It looked absolutely elegant!
She definitely inherited our Father's great cooking skills!!We feasted on a honey glazed ham; turkey; veggies; HHL-SIL made a fabulous corn pudding ( Mr. G. is hoping she will share the recipe); garlic mashed potatoes and the best spinach and pear salad ever!! and if all this amazing food was not enough....
There was one more surprise HHL Sister had in-store for the afternoon...
I think my expression in this photo speaks volumes!! Even Nephew is excited by what is being displayed before him!!!
Dessert was not only my Birthday Cake, my sister had a custom Louis Vuitton birthday cake made for Moi!!
Complete with coordinating chocolate shoe ....
The inside was a melody of vanilla cake, cream and strawberry cream. The fondant was the nicest and softest fondant I have ever had the pleasure of tasting!!
HHL Brother-in-law, introduced me to the perfect complement "beverage" to accompany this heavenly cake masterpiece!
If you have not tried this yet! I say
run get to the nearest LCBO and pick yourself up a bottle. Definitely my new favourite. Everyone said it also smelled amazing, of course my smelling sense was not in operable mode; but the smoothness and taste I can say was amazing!
HHL Mother, SIL, Brother, Nephew, BIL, Me and Sister...
Where is Mr. G?
Here he is with Dolce and Me...
If you were wondering what was distracting HHL Nephew (Matthew) ...He was exploring his option as Baby Hairdresser to Auntie M.
After dinner and cake, we embarked on opening all the wonderful and thoughtful gifts. And for ME our afternoon together as a family celebrating was a gift, I will forever treasure!
I would like to thank my Sister for hosting a fabulous afternoon! My Mother for bringing me into the world! My Brother and his wife for bringing into the world the best blessing our family could ever have ... MATTHEW!! Of course BIL for introducing me to my newest favourite beverage and to Mr. G. for driving the 4 hours (each way), so we could share this special time with my family!
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