Thursday Treats

1.

September is the official start to Spring, my favourite season of the year with the most beautiful flowers in bloom.  While on a coffee date with my sister we spotted a Daffodil sale at a florist and grabbed a few bunches to arrange in my glass vases.  A great start to Spring!

2.

Mister celebrated his “21st” birthday.  I think this is the 10th time he has celebrated his 21st birthday, ha!  Mister’s birthday lunch was at the lovely Atico Cocina.  In the evening we celebrated Mister’s birthday with a great group of friends.  We danced the night away and I had to mend his hangover the next day.  I am so glad Mister enjoyed his birthday, he brings so much joy to my life and it was good to see him having a great time.  Happy birthday, my love.

Mister enjoyed Dominican Seafood with Prawn, mussels, white fish, squid in a rich crayfish okra rice.
I had the Yucatan Tuna Pan Seared Citrus Infused Yucatan Style Tuna with rice pilaf and spicy salsa, a delicious treat. I also made club sandwiches and cheese and fruit platters for the evening celebrations.

An enjoyable night celebrating Mister’s birthday.

3.

Delectable treats of the week.

Coffee date with my beautiful sister.

Dinner at Mexicali in Newmarket with a few of my favourite people. The Taco Salad-yum!

Spinach with hollaindaise sauce on a bed of sauteed mushrooms and hash browns at Coronation Restaurant & Cafe. The hollaindaise sauce just took me to another level-delightful.

Mister had creamy mushroom and bacon with ciabatta bread. I had a few bites too of course. A lovely balanced creaminess with crispy bits of bacon. At Coronation Restaurant & Cafe.

Caramel Brownie-moist and rich. The best brownie ever! You see how the lower part is missing? Mister decided to take a bite before I could snap a photo, lol.

4.

Emerald Green Clutch with Gold detail.  A great buy as the Clutch was on sale and green is my favourite colour.  The gold detail reminds me of my Italian puzzle ring that my brother and his partner bought for me from Florence last year.

5.

The most beautiful treat. My nephew Elijah. I love being an aunt. Just being in Elijah’s presence, giving him cuddles and seeing him smile makes me so happy. I am in the process of writing a children’s book in honour of Elijah.

My handsome nephew, Elijah. Our latest photo together, taken last night.  After reading the first two chapters of The Hunchback of Notre Dame he drifted off to sleep.

Love & laughter,
Curly Miri

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32 thoughts on “Thursday Treats

  1. hey, I felt i am eating these dishes when i see the photos..wow!! Dominican Seafood…your nephew looking so cute, 10 TIMES celebrated 21st birthday..hahaha..very interesting.. wonderful birthday 🙂

  2. This is a great post! You’ve been busy having lots of fun, I see 🙂 Happy Birthday (a bit late) to Mister & your nephew is beautiful!! So is your post and your photos 😉

    • Jen! I hope you have been well! I lost the links to my fave blogs when I lost my laptop, tried to find your blog link through your gravatar but it’s not there, could you send me the link pls? Thank you for Mister’s b’day wishes. Elijah-he’s wonderful! 🙂

  3. Looks like a wonderful birthday celebration. So sweet, Elijah! I enjoy looking at him as I will be a first time grandma to a baby boy in January. Love the idea that you are writing a book. Good luck

  4. What a beautiful post. My first love is food wow looks lovely. Where are you blogging from? Somewhere in the southern hemisphere? Thank you for sharing this! It cast a great vibe through my spirit.

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