Lexi’s 3rd Birthday

Yep, she’s 3 now! i think in doggy years that 21 years old! So according to all the doggy books, she should be well settled and grown into a mature, calm adult dog. That’s what they say… BUT… she’s still her stubborn, funny, dirt/rubbish/poo-eating standard black Schnauzer self… LOL…

We love her anyways!

She was treated to a doggy birthday cake which was so big i gave it to her for 3 meals! Lexi had cake for breakfast, cake for dinner and then cake for a second breakfast. She loved it, especially the whipped cream bit!

For presents, she was given a big bag of new doggy chicken snack; she absolutely adores chicken, which dog doesn’t. She got a new soft toy in the shape of an octopus; it’s called Octi. And a new bright green ball to chase and fetch.

i will have to say that there is one way to tell that she’s more grown up. She was happy to sit for a photo so we have a nice photo of her with her cake and presents this year!

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Lockdown Birthdays…

i don’t usually blog about my own birthday or about the Husband’s birthday, however, we have been dealing with pandemic times so i thought i would make a note of it here that we have all had our lockdown birthdays!

Tobias was the first one to have a lockdown birthday and it was during the first lockdown when restrictions were quite severe. So it was just a quiet one at home, with some special homemade cupcake deliveries to a few close friends of his. We did manage to make up for it by going for a belated birthday paintball day at the end of July when everything was opened for a short while.

On the train with friends, on the way to belated birthday paintball outing

Lexi’s birthday was up next in July! Usually we would be away for her birthday and would not be able to celebrate with her on the actual day. But extended quarantine requirements meant we didn’t make our annual trip to Singapore so i made a special doggy cake for her and we made a fuss of her.

Lexi with all her birthday presents

When my birthday rolled around, theatres were still closed so my wish to see a show was not a possibility. The lovely Husband booked a socially-distanced table at a local Greek restaurant (just weeks before Switzerland went into another semi-lockdown) and we all went for a nice meal with an opportunity to learn a few Greek words off the napkins.

Learn some Greek words while you wait for your Greek dinner to be served

The Husband just celebrated his birthday very recently. With all the restaurants still shut, we went to town, at home, with a chicken curry dinner (i rarely cook a curry cos i don’t really eat it) and a yummy chocolate cake. You might think it’s nothing much but it is something special for us because pre-pandemic, most years, the Husband would have been away on a work trip on his actual birthday! So it’s nice to be able to celebrate it on the right day.

Decadent birthday chocolate cake for the Husband

Did you have a lockdown birthday? How did you celebrate it? Care to share?

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Lexi Cuteness

Now i looked up when i last wrote about Lexi and it was her 2nd birthday post, which was back in July 2020. i thought it was the right time for a bit of Lexi cuteness overload. So here are 14 cute pictures of Lexi from the last 7 months. Enjoy!

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