Since this was a big birthday for Brian, we decided we had to throw a little party! It worked out that Brian’s family was in town (all the way from Norway and New York!) We invited a few friends, fired up the grill, and chilled in the backyard all night long. It was a perfect and simple celebration!

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We made some homemade J-Dawg sauce (J Dawgs is a hot dog place here in Utah with amazing hot dogs!) I found the recipe on this site. Brian’s birthday poster was inspired by Angela Hardison. I made the poster, then printed it as an engineer print at Staples for $3 (!!!)

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There was a little spill, due to my over-zealous watermelon stacking. ;)

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Not one of us noticed Brian’s name spelled wrong on the cake until 10 year old Camilla pointed it out! Happy Birthday Brain!

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And a quick family photo of us at the end of the night. (Ellie was just about to go to bed)

Happy Birthday honey bunches! We love you!