Ben's favorite game is rook, but it got to be a running joke with all our mega-game-playing friends because we never played it with him. So, we decided that his birthday was a great time to play rook, rook, and only rook. A hit!
Incredible strawberry cake made by Laura, in memory of this strawberry cake fiasco
James cooks up the beer-soaked brats with gusto
Parsnip is pleased with the trappings of birthday spoils.