Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Ben!

by Meghann on November 17, 2010

Happy 21st Ben Ben! ๐Ÿ™‚


How does it feel to finally order a beer from a bar? I bet it feels pretty good. ๐Ÿ˜‰

My afternoon on the couch was amazing. I was able to catch up on work e-mails without spreading germs and managed to squeeze in a glorious 2 hour nap. I’m telling you, I felt like a different person after that nap. It was amazing.

When I awoke I had a pear.


And discovered my new favorite cure all drink.


Freshly grated ginger + lemon juice + honey with hot water


Just breathing in the fumes made me feel better. The spicy combination coated and soothed my throat. I’m actually enjoying another cup as I type this. ๐Ÿ™‚

Since I was feeling better I decided to head out for an hour or so to celebrate my little brother’s birthday with my family. He only turns 21 once and I couldn’t miss seeing him on his big day.


Plus, I wanted to see him open his gift!


A Garmin Forerunner!!!!


Totally took advantage of the Forerunner 205 sale on Amazon last month. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I hope he likes it!! He’s been asking for one for a while, so I know he will. ๐Ÿ™‚

We had a quick dinner at Designer Greens – a build your own salad and sandwich place.

I ordered half a salad with Chicken and Dumpling Soup.


The salad had mixed greens, avocado, corn, and tomatoes.


And the soup was just ok. I was going for comfort food, but it was warm (not HOT) and tasted like it came from a can.


After dinner we headed to World of Beer where Ben handed his ID over with a smile. ๐Ÿ™‚


Loved World of Beer! Great atmosphere and a great selection of beer to choose from. After watching Beer Wars this past Friday I really appreciated the great variety of beer the bar had to offer.



First beer of Ben’s 21st year!





I wasn’t really feeling the beer tonight. Instead I was leaning more towards the frozen yogurt shop next door.


Frozen yogurt in a bar – all the cool kids are doing it. ๐Ÿ˜‰


I only stayed for an hour or so before heading home. We’re having a BIG family celebration for Ben’s birthday on Saturday and I need to rest up until then!

I still can’t believe my baby brother is 21! Holy cow!

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