Steppin’ Out: E’s Birthday

Wooooooooooo Date Night!!! My super old husband turned 32 yesterday. I get to call him super old until I turn 30, so it’s a good thing I’m only 22.

We celebrated in style with a little birthday music:

A super delicious carrot cake:

Swear to God, the best cake I've ever baked - and it was from a box and made with applesauce instead of oil.

I managed to light all 32 candles with only one minor thumb burn:

Plus we only burned one tiny hole in the tablecloth!

Then we put the kids to bed, left our babysitter on the couch with the remote and hit Mohegan Sun. It’s handy that we have two of the biggest casinos in the world right down the street.

E's yearly cigar, one of the many cool light fixtures, Leffingwells Bar

Fake sky over Leffingwells

Indoor river, riding the elevator, ceiling over the craps table

You know how people throw coins in fountains for good luck? At casinos, they throw CASH.

We brought home hats "for the kids", Birthday Krispy Kremes, my handsome husband

Terrible cell phone photos are what happen when you're too embarrassed to take a real picture at home in front of the 19 year old babysitter.

Sparkly top: Dress Barn (I’m not even ashamed, they have cute shirts)
Jeggings: Nordstrom Rack
Ridiculous platform heels: Charlotte Russe
Earrings: I don’t remember and it doesn’t really matter since you can’t see them.
Clutch: Ditto the earrings

We lost, of course, because that’s what you do at casinos but it was SO GOOD to be out and doing adult-type things without having to wipe anyone’s nose or mouth or butt. We chatted with grown-ups about things other than our kids. We made angry faces at the douche-canoes who sat down in the middle of our blackjack shoe (because we’re so fancy and worldly we know that’s poor manners). The kids slept the entire time and didn’t even know we ditched them. Let’s do it again soon!

Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband and Happy Sunday to you!

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10 Responses to “Steppin’ Out: E’s Birthday”

  1. You look super cute! Happy birthday E – glad the number of candles didn’t burn the house down!

    I can say that because I am old.

  2. Joanna says:

    Looks like a blast. And for a second I actually though you were perhaps only 22 and I wanted to vomit :). That should make you happy because I think you look fabulous enough that you COULD be 22 :).

  3. Amanda says:

    Happy Birthday Mr Evan! Looks like you had a fantastic night without the kiddos- very jealous!

  4. Brandon says:

    Happy Birthday E!!! Miss you guys. Thought I had a chance to slide into the 784 ITSC spot.

  5. MomEinstein says:

    I love Mohegan! Glad you guys had a great time, but sorry you lost. :-( There’s always next time!

  6. mandy says:

    i LOVE blackjack. and you look adorable. yay for married alone time, and happy birthday E!

  7. Shari says:

    Love your outfit. So cute!!

  8. Stacy says:

    You look SO skinny!!!! Glad you guys had a fun night out, Happy Birthday E!!!!

  9. londonmum says:

    Happy birthday to the hubbie. You look beautiful by the way. Read your post about seeing your doctor, good for you. x

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