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Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter, Rainbow Sherbert Ale, and Alice - Celebrating My Birthday

 Celebrating my birthday - all week long (it was actually yesterday but I started celebrating on the weekend).

Hubby announced he was game for dinner anywhere so I picked Jack Browns in Birmingham to quench my Elvis Burger craving.  I tried to do a knock off of the burger at home, but I don't have any wagu beef and it makes all the difference. Of course, I had to get a peanut butter beer drink to go with my peanut butter burger.  What a fun name for this porter.  We also went to a local coin and stamp show.  Unfortunately, the stamps were paper and not rubber - lol.  I did meet very interesting man - the Stamp Professor - Feliz Luis Perez-Folch, Jr. I included a link to his website as I feel Lisca might be interested (they both love to research the stories behind stamps). He sells stamps, but also he uses them to teach kids about math, history and art. I was walking by his booth and he asked me what I collected.  I told him stamps but not the paper kind.  He acted interested and politely looked at my many pictures of cards, journal pages, and ATCs.  He did dabble in art with stamp caches which are apparently popular in the paper stamp world.  I tried to find an example but all I could find is the original issue of the stamps done as a cache. 

My porter is my ticket to the T-day gang over at Elizabeth's blog along with this fun Rainbow Sherbert Sour Ale.



I would higly recommend both along with the cheese fries (made like macaroni and cheese).
Yes, I did gain a pound Saturday, but it was worth it!

Since I always craft on the weekend, I have a card to share too.  This was a case of Jocelyn's card HERE. She was the Featured Stamper this week at Splitcoaststampers.com. She loves Stamperia papers so I used some of mine.

I used both the Forest and Alice papers along with a Stamping Up! sentiment on the tag.  I think some fussy cutting of images for the tag really make it stand out.

Last night, we did the family celebration of my birthday (two fab Charcuterie trays and more interesting drinks) and tonight we are eating with my brothers and sisters so I will include some pictures next T-day.   

Hugz,

Nancy 



Comments

  1. Happy, happy, happy birthday week, keep celebrating, enjoy! Love that bottle, too funny! It's worth putting on a pound or 3 to enjoy all that lovely food!Happy T Day, hugs, Valerie

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    1. Thanks, Valerie. Seems worth it at the time but then later........ lol.

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  2. Happy birthday, and many happy returns.

    Best… mae at maefood.blogspot.com

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  3. What a very cool beer and very happy belated Birthday! To a great new year, full of love, health and happiness!

    You have fun burgers, too.
    Cool can, too. And... you make me hungry - and now that I signed the contract I can eat again!
    The card is wonderful.
    Brothers and Sisters, wow! Sounds like fun is awaiting you - enjoy.
    Happy T-Day and hugz :-)

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    1. So excited for you, Iris. Thanks for the birthday wishes.

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  4. Happy belated birthday Nancy! It sounds like you a had good one. I love peanut butter stout, not every day but as a treat it is always yummy. Especially with your peanut butter Elvis burger. I haven't tried that, but most everything tastes good on a burger so why not peanut butter? And I am curious about a rainbow sherbert sour. Was it fruity? It sounds like you've had a great celebration, and even the stamp show sounds interesting. I hope you have a great T and start to your birthday month...smile. Hugs-Erika

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    1. Erika, the sour was fruity and sour - like skittles. I really liked it but liked the porter better. Thanks for the wishes.

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  5. Hi Nancy and happy belated birthday-sounds like it was very fun. Eating out with special foods and drinks. The stamp show would have been fun. My late father in law made his money buying and selling stamps-he even hosted a huge stamp show in Chicago one year. stamps do have allot of history.
    I love your card too-very pretty Happy T and new month of November hugs

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    1. Thanks, Kathy! The most unusual thing about the show was that it was in the small town next to us instead of one of the larger cities. I bet that stamp show in Chicago was amazing!

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  6. Happy Birthday! An Elvis burger would suit me :) Happy T Tuesday!

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  7. Peanut Butter beer sounds interesting, and that's a great name for a beer lol. I also love Stamperia papers, they have such a great range. Happy T Day Elle/EOTC xx

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  8. You always have the most interesting drink flavors. I don't drink but I had no idea they came in such fun varieties. The sherbet one sounds appealing to me.
    Your card is so lovely and vintage.
    Sounds like a you had a great birthday full of fun and food!
    Happy Tea Day,
    Kate

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    1. Kate, I think the varieties is a new thing, but it is really fun to try them. Some are duds for sure, but I celebrate the art and marketing on the cans anyway. Thanks for the birthdaywishes.

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  9. Love your wonderland card- delightful imagery. Happy birthday to you! I sure would love to taste that porter even though I'm not much of a beer drinker;) Happy T day!

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  10. Happy birthday - keep on celebrating! Your card is beautiful. Happy T day!

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  11. Happy birthday week, Nancy. I am glad you are celebrating all week long. It is great to see all that food and drinks you have consumed this week so far. I want those mac and cheese fries, too. That's a great Porter, too, even though I don't drink alcohol. The name would sure get me to buy it, too.

    Your card is stupendous. You and Sharon should get to know each other, if you don't already through SCS. Thanks for sharing your birthday week (so far) with us and your lovely card for T this Tuesday. I have to go vote in a few minutes, but I'll be back to leave you an e-mail soon, dear.

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    1. Thanks, Elizabeth. Sharon and I have been hanging out on SCS together for years and years. Jan too. I found you on AJJ and here through them actually. Fun how we connect at times.

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  12. Happy belated birthday, Nancy. Yes, another thing we have in common. Happy rest of the week!

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  13. Happy birthday! What interesting drinks. :)

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  14. Happy Birthday! Those are such fun names for beverages. Sweet Alice card. Happy T Day

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  15. Happy Birthday Nancy, Sounds like you had lots of fun with the food, beers and card making ♥

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  16. Belated Happy Birthday Nancy, it sounds like you had a great time celebrating, your food looks fabulous.
    A super card, I love Alice and have several paper collections that I really must use, thank you for the inspiration.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  17. Happy birthday again dear friend. I love the drinks you find and those cheese fries look yummy. Love the Alice card too. I hope that you have had a wonderful week of celebrations. Hugs jx

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