Nope, not my birthday. I haven’t even hit the big 3-0 yet. I’ve got a few years.
It was homemade (by me!) carrot cake. Yum. With homemade cream cheese frosting. Double yum.
Yeah, I never tried to get the older one to not eat snow. Hell, I
still eat snow. But trying to instill in him the
‘fresh-not-disturbed-snow’ thing is proving difficult. He’ll even dive
for the snow chunks dh tracks into the living room with his boots.
Brining bucket’s a $7 investment from Home Depot. According to dh the
lid is separate, but anyway. It’s gone through at least half a dozen
turkeys already. Go get one and do a turkey a la Alton Brown. You won’t be sorry, even if you screw up the recipe (like I did the first time).