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Happy birthday, Adele!

My friend, Adele, and I went out to lunch to celebrate her birthday on Tuesday, one day after the actual special day. She likes her big day as much as I do, and enjoys stretching out the celebration all week. On Saturday night, she's having a big party where she's rented out the entire bar, and hired a popular band, LC Rocks, to play all night long. It should be a fun night out on the town.Adele and I went to an excellent Cajun restaurant in Round Rock called Gumbo's and this photo doesn't do my incredible meal justice. My blackened chicken with shrimp and jambalaya was fantastic, and the bread and herbed butter beforehand was the absolute best. I also had a salad called the sensational salad, which lived up to its name. If you live in Austin, I highly recommend adding this restaurant to your list. Happy 38th birthday, Adele! I cannot wait to party with you this weekend!
Since I detested my own face in our picture, so I cropped myself out. That's the beauty of having my own blog. I seriously need to get back on a diet.

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~Family Life said…
Happy Birthday to your Friend! We ate here last year for our neighborhood 'parents' night Christmas party. I thought it was de-lish.
ninnies said…
THAT STUFF WAS SOOOOO GOOD! You have to take me there later. (you know when) ^_^

Anyway...I also just commented on the 5 most recent posts on Aunt Julie's blog. So if you wanted to go see them...yeah, anyway. Happy Birthday Adele!

Love you mom! -Lindsey-
Lonna said…
I love that you are the local food taster. I like seeing the food that you eat, and hearing how it was. Thanks for being so adventurous and trying so many fun places out.

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