Happy 35th birthday, Alan!

Alan turned 35 yesterday.  I wanted to make the day special and memorable, even though he spent most of it at work.  He is an amazing father, husband and person.

Here is what we did:

we ate the yummiest meal I have ever made:

Asian Orange Chicken with Ginger Veggie Stir Fry with steamed jasmine rice


with Mixed Berry Pavlova for dessert.  We ate the whole thing.


Mia gave Alan a Caribou gift card that she bought with her own money, and Anna gave him a special package filled with crumpled drawings.


Mia and Alan sang and played guitar and worked on a song they are writing together.


I gave Alan a day off this weekend and money that he has to spend on himself.

Happy birthday, Alan!