party : birthday picnic

Hosting a party is a lot of time and money, so this year I wanted to do something more laid-back for my birthday.

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Roland & I are fortunate to live super-close to both Piedmont Avenue & the Morcom Rose Garden, so I decided we’d have a birthday picnic.

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We walked down to the Avenue to pick up some grub – ps, have you ever had Gregoire? It’s an adorable, fancy takeout place!

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We met up in the rose garden, put on party hats & enjoyed our evening picnic!

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Afterwards, we walked back to our place for yummy cupcakes made by Rachel, lavender lemonade made by me (recipe here!), and lavender French 75s (recipe here!).

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We streamed some sweet beats by the Flashdance – I wish I had pictures of it, but an epic dance party broke out in our teeny apartment!

This was such an easy & inexpensive idea that allowed our friends with kids to come party with us for a while and allowed me to RELAX & enjoy turning 28!

xo, S.

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