Happy Birthday Jeff!! Last weekend we celebrated Jeff's birthday. It started off Friday afternoon with a small cul-de-sac social distancing gathering with close friends. Since we have been sheltering in place, it was really nice to see our friends and celebrate Jeff's birthday with carrot cake AND a bundt cake. One thing you should know about Jeff is that he LOVES cake. Then on Saturday, Jeff and Conner spent the afternoon in the pool while I made eggplant lasagna from scratch. I'm not going to lie, it's a lot of work, but it's so good. I also made German Chocolate Whoopie Pies. I actually had never made them before, but one of Jeff's favorite kind of cakes is German Chocolate so I thought it was worth a shot. They turned out really good, but they were so rich. We ended the evening by the fire pit, listening to music, and looking at the sky. On Sunday, which was Jeff's actual birthday, he made breakfast. He is our designated breakfast maker in the family, so even though it was his birthday, he made breakfast. We went for a long walk, that included a walk into a nature preserve by our house and chatting with some of our neighbors. After Conner's swimming lessons, we enjoyed hamburgers, black bean and corn salad (but I eat it like a dip - it's super addicting) and cucumber salad with our good friends and neighbors. We brought the Birthday cake to share with our friends and when it came time to sing Happy Birthday to Jeff, Conner insisted on singing by himself. When Conner got to "Happy Birthday dear Daddy" he said "Conner" instead of "Daddy." That got some laughs for sure. Conner had to help Daddy blow out his candles and hand out the cake. Such a good little helper. We ended the evening with Jeff opening his presents at home, that included a new A&M beach towel, beach chairs, and swim trunks. See a theme here? Summer is officially here! Enjoy it! Tracie.