It started out as a special day when, after I made some early morning preparations, I came upstairs to this:
Then some of the family arrived and we wanted to get pictures of the man of the hour!
From his perspective...
And then we all feasted! Most recipes or dishes I found on Pinterest!
|Recipe found through Pinterest but source from Babble.|
|Just bagels, cream cheese and smoked salmon!|
|Recipe found through Pinterest but source is A Cozy Kitchen.|
|Recipe from a friend in Ontario: Peppers, sausage meat, peppercorn ranch dressing. Stir in bowl then add to phylo pastry stuffed muffin tins and bake at 350 for 6-8 mins.|
|Recipe found via Pinterest but from The Hungry Housewife|
|Banana Muffins and Blueberry Muffins|
|Found on Pinterest (there are tonnes) but the recipe I used was from Bakerella|
|Jell-O and Cool Whip recipe from the Jell-O package.|
|Cupcakes with frosting issues recipe came from Recipe Girl. I'll share more about that later...maybe. It's also the reason they aren't pictured below.|
I also made some cookies and fruit skewers which you can see in the big dessert table picture.
Then I had a couple of drink stations!
|Crystal Clear Punch recipe found here.|
|Sitty is Arabic for Gramdma (well our "English" spelling and translation of it).|
|Champagne (well mimosa) toast from Pepere!|
|It was so sweet! =)|
|Hands. My dad and grandfather and Elias.|
*All pictures by my sister Erica or myself.