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Isolated not lonely


I had the most unusual birthday this week (on March the 31st). I was at home with husband and dogs. I wasn't working, running and watching fashion shows. I stayed home, ate cake, ordered delivery from one of my favorite places, watched studio Ghibli movies and played video games. I video-chatted a lot! The highlight of the day are my cakes. My very best husband spent hours caking it for me. I am forever grateful. It definitely was a birthday I will never ever forget!
Jelly unsweetened citrus cake with a moose (it is multicolored: light yellow, blue, orange, pinkish grapefruit, yellow and green layers!)
Honey-cake (honey and sea buckthorn berries) styled as gaming die to represent my board game love.




Stay safe, stay home even if you don't want to. Promise I miss hugging my family so much!

I was wearing:
very old topshop dress
Lizard necklace
cakes made my husband

 

Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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  1. Happy belated birthday! I hope you had a nice day. Those cakes look delicious!

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  2. Hope you had a great day! You look fab as always!

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  3. I love that saying isolated but not alone. As much as this quarantine in the states (NY) has been a downer, it is nice to have my family home for dinner every night. My girls are usually running around with dance and everything else life throws at them.

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  4. Ohh so nice to read and to know you are still having some fun making and decorating some cake.Stay safe and keep up the good work.

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  5. I'm sorry that your birthday wasn't what you would have imagined it would normally be, but it is great to see that you made the best of it and you were smiling. Your husband did a wonderful job on the cakes! Happy birthday! šŸ„³

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  6. The cakes look fantastic! I am glad that despite everything, you were still celebrated!
    the creation of beauty is art.

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  7. Happy belated birthday friend, I'm glad you were still able to celebrate despite all the craziness going on!

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  8. Wow! Your cakes look yummy! Belated happy birthday! :)


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  9. Glad you had such a great birthday! I like your positive attitude!

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  10. Happy Birthday. How sweet of your husband and how talented he is. Sounds like the perfect lock down birthday! I love Ghibli movies too. I've been to a few of the real life inspiration spots for some of the movies here in Japan. We are very excited that a Ghibli amusement park is opening here in a couple of years time.

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  11. Belated happy birthday!
    It sounds like you had a lovely birthday despite what's going on just now. Those cakes look fantastic.

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  12. love the cakes! Good work from your husband! Hope you had a nice birthday, thanks for sharing! :-)

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  13. What beautiful cakes! A very happy belated birthday to you! It's nice you still had cake to celebrate even if you did have to stay home - we had to have a party at home with no guests for my son's fourth birthday party as well, it's a strange time we are living in!


    Hope that your weekend is going well :) We are all staying home and staying safe.

    Away From Blue

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    1. Happy Belated birthday to your son! I hope he liked the party even though he couldn't have guests (it must have been frustrating for four year old)

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  14. Happy birthday! These are very strange times but I'm glad you've made the most of it!

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  15. Happy belated birthday dear. You don't have to lose the hope and the smile, never. The cake looks so good :) - Amalia

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  16. Ahhh happy birthday girl! Sometimes it's the simple birthdays that are the best! Those cakes look amazing and now I feel the need to make a cake!

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  17. Happy Birthday! I'm glad you and your husband are making the most of a difficult time. It will pass eventually!

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  18. Love your baked goodies. Really creative and allows us to express ourselves during the baking process.

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  19. Happy belated birthday to you. Looks like you had an amazing day and that cake sounds so yummy! You had everything you NEEDED and more.

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  20. Your outfit is so cute and your cake looks so delicious. You're pretty good at isolation. <3

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  21. Happy Birthday! It sounds like you were able to make the best out of this situation! My birthday is coming up, and my plans aren't that much different from yours haha Although, after reading this, I need to add ordering from my favourite restaurant to the plans!

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    1. I hope you will have a great celebration despite everything. Ordering food from restaurant is not only a way to make it a little more special but to help the restaurant you care about, most of them I going through hard times

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  22. Happy Birthday!! It sounds like you were spoiled in all the right ways during this unique time we are in! I wish I could have tasted the Honey Cake. That sounds yummy!!

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  23. Happy bday dear!!! Your cake looks delicious:)
    HAPPY WEEK AT HOME
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  24. So beautiful and nice. Happy birthday to you. Wishing you many more happy days. Xoxo

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  25. It looks like you had a fun birthday! It's nice that you can still celebrate even when we are isolated

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  26. Belated happy birthday. I am sure you are extra happy because the birthday was lovingly bake by your sweet husband. Stay in love and stay at home. Hoping that this pandemic will come to an end soon.

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  27. Happy birthday! You're husband did an amazing job with those cakes! Glad you enjoyed your day even with everything that's happening right now.

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  28. Happy birthday !!! I had no idea you can use sea buckworth as a cake ingredient, it must give the cake a lovely flavour when combined with honey. Nice to see you looking so happy on the photos.

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  29. Gosh - it would be a very different type of birthday! Mine is in September - hopefully we'll all be back to normal by then! Hope you had a great birthday!

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  30. Happy Belated Birthday to you! It's wonderful that your loved ones found ways to connect and celebrate you despite social distancing.

    XO, MJ
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  31. Well, you had the people that matter the most around you-- that's all that matters.

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  32. Happy birthday! It's great that you are staying so positive. Don't forget - you can always re-celebrate in the future :) But it seems as if you had a lovely day.

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  33. I can see you enjoyed it even though the situation wasn't as usual - happy belated birthday :)

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  34. Happy belated birthday! It seems as though you had an awesome time anyway, even just staying at home. Wishing you all the best this year and the years to come!

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  35. Happy birthday ! You definitely had fun and the good part is, you had fun wit the people that truly matters to you :)
    -Kate Nnonyelu

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  36. Kristine Nicole AlessandraApr 6, 2020, 6:29:00 PM

    I am glad that you were able to make the best out of the situation and still celebrated your birthday with lovely cakes. My daughter's birthday was on the 23rd and I made her a cake, making do with whatever I had in stock. Stay safe and stay healthy. Hopefully, this will all be over soon.

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  37. Belated Happy Birthday! Looks like you had a delicious birthday cake there!

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  38. How sweet of him! Glad to know you enjoyed your birthday quietly but happily ☺ You look great!

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  39. Happy birthday, Lyosha! I'm so glad you had an amazing day, despite the circumstances. I think that is a big reminder for me that attitude and perception are everything. It can easily be depressing, but it isn't.

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    1. I agree: instead of being sad of what you can not get focus on what you can and try to be happy about it

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  40. I need to get a couple of recipes from you. I hope it was delicious! ))

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  41. Aw I could just eat that yummy looking cake right now. Happy Birthday to you and I love how you have still celebrated xx

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  42. I will also be celebrating my bday in isolation in a few days. At least I get to celebrate is the attitude I will take. My kids and wife are all that matter to me.

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    1. Remember my best wishes to you on your special day! I know you will enjoy it as odd and unususal it might feel

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  43. Belated Happy Birthday to you! Those cakes looks absolutely delicious!

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  44. This new normal will take a lot of getting used to. I saw a video clip where there's a birthday cake and guy was wearing a surgical mask. He used a hairdryer to blow out the candles and there were 6 ipads and phones infront of him with his friends on the screen greeting him. It was sad and yet so futuristic at the same time. Glad your bday wasn't like that.

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  45. Happy belated birthday to you! I hope you and your family continue to safe.

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  46. So glad to hear you are getting through this. Stay safe and happy birhday!!

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  47. Belated Happy Birthday, and hope you had a fabulous one! Stay safe and enjoy being at home with your family.

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  48. I recently spent my birthday doing pretty much the same thing!

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xx
Lyosha

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