Happy Birthday, Cécilia!

This past Tuesday was Cécilia’s birthday, which brought back memories of last year’s celebrations {which I never really blogged about!} For her 30th birthday her chéri Séb organized a surprise birthday party in the countryside for the weekend of May 3rd. Since it was also the year of my 30th {May 13} and Julie’s {July 19} the two of us were also honored at the dinner and served the most beautiful desserts. I got in on the dancing, enjoyed a sip of champagne, and have such wonderful memories of that weekend with friends old and new.

I was 4 months pregnant at the time, and this year it’s Cécilia & Séb’s turn to be awaiting a baby boy ?? and in just a couple months! Today I’ll share 31 photos for 31 years. Joyeux anniversaire!

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Cécilia’s parents have a pond in their backyard. How awesome is that?

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New Yorkers in the French countryside

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Waiting…

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Surprise!

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This photo is the reënactment of another moment, from the summer of 2002:

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Everything was pink, Cécilia’s favorite color.

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Paëlla!

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These sugar sculptures were made by the most talented {17-year-old!!} pastry chef:

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There’s a poney, too. A child’s dream backyard!

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…and the party continued into lunch the next day…

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3 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Cécilia!

  1. Quelle belle surprise! Mille mercis pour ces photos 🙂
    Je suis toute émue..
    Quel beau week end en effet. Et que de bons souvenirs.

  2. C’est génial de revoir tout ça!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Merci beaucoup pour ces souvenirs! Et joyeux anniversaire Cécilia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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