{Birthday Shenanigans}: Instagram.

by Katelyn Block on July 31, 2012 · 27 comments

Yesterday, someone found this blog by searching for “olympic chicken”. I don’t have any of that yet, so I’ll make you some. “Chicken for the Olympian in You”, complete with a magic spell for super-human Ryan Lochte speed. Doesn’t that sound good?

Now onto birthday shenanigans.

Pre-birthday dinner yesterday. Hi! Jewelry were gifts from my friend Sarah.

Y’all, I am BLOWN AWAY by all of the Happy Birthday’s I got yesterday! Starting well before midnight, it was like you guys decided to throw your own party. I mean, hello, that’s awesome. I approve.

Ultimate birthday jam.

I woke up and made myself a giaaaaant protein pancake, the recipe I have yet to perfect, but was still SO. AWESOME.

Clearly topped with almond butter, chocolate, blueberries, and maple syrup. Notice how I forgot to take a picture until I was almost done. #HungryGirl

Then my drawing class headed out on a field trip, which I told Allen (professor) HAS to have been planned out because it was the best birthday field trip ever. We went around Rochester and looked at all of the murals that were painted by artists that they fly in every year to beautify our communities. This is an awesome thing.

I took about a thousand pictures, so keep an eye out for those. Mind. blown.

We stopped at Boulder Coffee, because it’s my favorite place.

Yerba Mate Latte with stevia. Magic.

Once I got home, I did some blogging and then got ready for dinner. With Lisa!

All dolled up. Same picture as above, but with X-Pro filter.

Real (read: better pictures from my big camera) of all the food are to come. Don’t fret, friends. Food porn is coming your way.

We had dinner…..

…and we had chocolate. So much better than cake. #Fact

Time for an internship phone interview! Wish me luck!

What are your favorite birthday activities?
Have you entered in my birthday giveaway yet?!

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{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

Lisa July 31, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Oh that chocolate was magical. You said it best….this is better than birthday cake!
Glad your birthday was great :-)


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:15 PM

<3 wouldn't have enjoyed those yums with any other friend.


Heather (Where's the Beach) July 31, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Sounds like a wonderful birthday. I think Lisa would be so awesome to meet one day.


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:16 PM

You should. She’s my fave. #troof


Lindsay @ Lindsay's List July 31, 2012 at 2:40 PM

i need those chocolates!
and happy belated birthday! (mine’s friday!)


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:16 PM

AHH! I hope you have a raging time ;)


Lauren July 31, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Yay you gorgeous girl! Looking so beautiful my love. Happy Birthday x 1000! :) xoxo


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:18 PM

<3 thank you love bug! see you in THREE WEEKS!


Bethany @ The OC Fit Girl July 31, 2012 at 2:51 PM

OMG that pancake looks so tempting! Happy Birthday!


Catherine @ Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth July 31, 2012 at 3:02 PM

Happy Birthday Princess! Glad you have a good one :) xo


Christina @ The Athletarian July 31, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Happy to hear you had a wonderful birthday!! I need those chocolates in my life this instant!


Caroline July 31, 2012 at 3:12 PM

happy birthday girl! glad it was a good one :)


Miranda @ Biting Life July 31, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Happy birthday again! Looks like you had an awesome day. Those chocolates look delicious!!


Lisa July 31, 2012 at 3:26 PM

What a wonderfullll day!
The protein pancake topped with chocolate is probably the best idea ever for breakfast. Almond butter and chocolate goes so well together.
Good luck with the phone interview.


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:19 PM

It’s true. Thank you! It went really well.


Diana July 31, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Good luck with the internship call! Internships are awesome – I did a PR internship last year in London that turned into a job during the school year, and I learned so much from the experience.

Those chocolates look pretty scrumptious ;) For my eighteenth birthday, I decided to forego a cake in favour of macarons – not Laduree, but still amazing. Sometimes it’s good to deviate from tradition…


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:21 PM

That’s so awesome! Hopefully this can turn into something that would be more rewarding for my future career — I’m looking forward. ;)

p.s. ROONS


Paige @ Your Trainer Paige July 31, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Go shawwwty! It’s yo birfday! ;)
Happy birthday, Katelyn!


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Hahhaa YES. Love.


kim@hungryhealthygirl July 31, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Wow! Sounds like a fantabulous b-day and those chocolates are PRETTY! Happy Birthday!!


Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness July 31, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Sounds like a fabulous birthday! Especially with that protein pancake! Looks awesome!


clare @ fittingitallin July 31, 2012 at 5:00 PM

you look so pretty!!


Katelyn Block July 31, 2012 at 11:24 PM

thanks baby doll!!


christy August 1, 2012 at 5:22 AM

You look gorgeous. Happy birthday again.


Sky August 1, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Your protein pancake and the chocolates look soooo delicious!! I’ve been meaning to leave a comment, but I just want you to know that I love your blog! You’re so funny and encouraging!


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