It’s Hobbes’s third birthday last week – on the 18th, to be exact – and instead of vacationing somewhere to celebrate it, we decided to just have it at home as a precaution to the rising COVID-19 cases in the province.
We invited our favorite hoomans, and I had fun decorating what was once Plantation Bay’s Penthouse Suite.
The motif was blue, with Hobbes dressed like a prince. Okay, not really a prince, but he just wore a crown and had a “It’s my Gotcha Day!” bandana courtesy of LifeisPawsomeShop (LiP). Here’s Hobbes, all set to welcome his guests.
Food-wise, we had lechon belly, chicken inasal, and lumpiang shanghai from 4A’s Lechon. I also ordered Pancit Malabon from Daniella’s and ube and yema cakes from Cardinal. Hobbes had a personalized birthday cake from Bubbabakes, too.
Isn’t the cake amazing? It showed Hobbes’s trademark tongue-out smile.
He also received tons of gifts from me and my friends and his vets. Here he is, looking so pleased and princely. Ha ha!
More photos of Hobbes in his nook.
And a photo of him with his gifts all lined up so we could account for all and later send our thanks to his godmothers and friends.
He received several plushies, which are his favorite toys, treats and dog food, clothes, new bandanas, a personalized harness from The Rosey Collective, another harness from Zeedog, and grooming essentials from Aroma Paws.
There were so many presents that they didn’t fit on our picnic mat!
In the evening, his vets from Animal Wellness visited him, too. We had dinner in Plantation Bay’s Fiji Restaurant.
Happiest birthday, Hobbsie! While people always say that you’re such a lucky dog, I feel that I’m the luckier one because I have such a well-behaved and smart furbaby.