A Furry Birthday

Yesterday we celebrated Charlie’s 7th birthday! Gosh, how time flies! It seems like it was just yesterday that we threw his 6th Birthday Pawty {post here}.


After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans during Matt’s final year of law school in New Orleans, Charlie’s parents were rescued from St. Charles Avenue. Soon thereafter, Charlie was born on Mardi Gras and he has been partying ever since.

So to spoil our fur baby on his birthday, we started off the day with a custom peanut butter banana cake from Canine Café.

 It only took him 25 seconds to devour his cake…

Afterwards we went for a 2 hour birthday walk with Charlie’s fur friend Abigail.



Happy Birthday Charlie!




  1. the girl in the red shoes
    February 25, 2013 / 1:46 pm

    Awww happy birthday Charlie! You look so handsome in your birthday hat!

  2. Ashley Barnhill
    February 25, 2013 / 2:13 pm

    Happy birthday Charlie!! That cake sounds SO good (even though it's made for a dog ha). And I love that he went on a birthday walk with a hat – too cute!

  3. The Pink Growl
    February 25, 2013 / 2:14 pm

    awww how sweet!

  4. April of A. Liz Adventures
    February 25, 2013 / 2:21 pm

    Love the birthday boy's sweet hat! So darn cute!

  5. Nicole-Lynn
    February 25, 2013 / 2:29 pm

    Happy b-day Charlie! Such a cutie!

  6. Samara
    February 25, 2013 / 3:02 pm

    I can't wait until you all have kids when you treat your dog this well. So adorable!!

  7. Brianna Tucker
    February 25, 2013 / 3:19 pm

    I love this. We buy special birthday treats for our pups too.!

  8. Jordan Cole
    February 25, 2013 / 3:24 pm

    He's such a little champ for rocking his hat all day! And I LOVE his face right before he devours his cake!

  9. Sarah Elizabeth
    February 25, 2013 / 3:35 pm

    awh happy birthday to him!! that cake is adorable!!! and his hat…PRECIOUS!!

  10. Mel (Northern Lights)
    February 25, 2013 / 3:43 pm

    The cake looks awesome! He's lucky to have such cool parents! I wonder how many beads he gave out this year for Mardi Gras, Charlie's a stud so I'm sure wayyyyy too many!

  11. Maran (HeyHawleywood)
    February 25, 2013 / 3:48 pm

    I keep meaning to do this for our dogs. Lil's birthday is right around the corner so might have to make it happen. Happy Bday Charlie!

  12. Alexa
    February 25, 2013 / 4:08 pm

    Awww! Happy birthday Charlie! Love his little hat!

  13. April Hoff
    February 25, 2013 / 4:12 pm

    So cute! Lucky doggy! 🙂

  14. The Whitfields
    February 25, 2013 / 6:00 pm

    He's such a cute dog! I'm actually planning a birthday party for my golden retriever, Charlee, for his birthday in May. That cake is darling!!!

  15. Virginia Belle
    February 25, 2013 / 7:17 pm

    I love this post for so many reasons! That canine cake is the most amazing idea and Charlie looks so cute in his Birthday hat. Happy Bday Charlie 🙂

  16. papoila
    February 25, 2013 / 10:05 pm

    Congratulations! Lovely party 🙂

  17. aHc
    February 26, 2013 / 12:21 am

    Happy Birthday Charlie!!! Congrats!!

  18. Katie {Miss Dixie}
    February 26, 2013 / 1:04 am

    Ohhhh my goodness, too darn cute. We take the dogs to Pet Smart and let them pick out toys on their birthdays. Literally, Dixie picks out the toy she wants, its hilarious!

  19. Colleen @ TwoDelighted
    February 26, 2013 / 1:11 am

    Haha so cute! Don't show my cat or she will be real pissed. I think I gave her like a piece of turkey or something for her birthday.

  20. Meg {henninglove}
    February 26, 2013 / 3:07 am

    ahh i love that you bought your dog a cake!! i am thinking maybe i will do that for my dogs this year in april, we know for sure one of our dog's birthday and the other we know it is in april some time so we just celebrate their birthday on the same day. happy birthday charlie!

  21. [darci @ the good life]
    February 27, 2013 / 7:56 am

    BIRTHDAY PAWTY?!?!?!!! Seriously? I die. I've never heard of that before….it's awesome!And last but not least, happy 7th birthday sweet Charlie!!!!!!

  22. Alex
    February 27, 2013 / 5:57 pm

    Oh my gosh this is just too cute! :-)AlexBump to Baby

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