Deb’s Birthday Dinner by Bizu Private Caterer

When I celebrated my birthday a couple of months ago I slaved over a few dishes to feed my friends. When my friend Deb celebrated her birthday she did the smart thing and had it catered by Bizu. When you have a dinner party at home the host is usually busy running around and takingContinue reading “Deb’s Birthday Dinner by Bizu Private Caterer”

My Birthday Lunch

My birthday was last September but the celebration lasts for months since I have to treat different groups of friends and co-workers. That’s how it is in the Philippines. The celebrant does all the treating. But on the day of my actual birthday I was treated to a scrumptious lunch at a very good familyContinue reading “My Birthday Lunch”

Spanish Themed Birthday Dinner

I cook only once or twice a year. This year the first time was last month when I treated my friends for my birthday celebration. For dinner I decided on a Spanish theme to reminisce on all the wonderful tapas and Spanish food I ate on my recent trip to Spain. One of our favoriteContinue reading “Spanish Themed Birthday Dinner”

Lucy’s 1st Birthday Party

Yesterday I attended the 1st birthday party of my cousin Polly’s adorable daughter, Lucy. Polly and her hubby Al along with both their parents came home from different parts of the US to celebrate this important occasion in Manila. The party was held in Greenmeadow’s clubhouse. It was my first time to go there andContinue reading “Lucy’s 1st Birthday Party”

Calista’s 1st Birthday Bash

Calista Kaori is the daughter of my cousin Ricky and his lovely wife Rhoda. In the Philippines the Chinese community make a big deal out of a child’s birthday party and celebrate it big time. The last baby birthday party I attended was equally grand. The party was held at Greenhills West clubhouse. It was aContinue reading “Calista’s 1st Birthday Bash”

Birthday Dinner at Home

The other day I posted a preview of the ingredients for the party I was hosting. Here are the pictures of last night’s dinner. I informed my friends that dinner was at 7:00 pm. Janet was the first to arrive and the last group arrived at 8:30. They all informed me the traffic was horribleContinue reading “Birthday Dinner at Home”

Dinner at Jenny’s House

We recently had a mini potluck to celebrate our own birthdays at Jenny’s new house. We usually treat each other but since everyone was busy (that’s their excuse) we decided to celebrate together. Vivian’s birthday was in April, Jenny in August and me in September. Their kids meet up once a year too. Girls, weContinue reading “Dinner at Jenny’s House”