In the nine years I've lived here, I've found myself a few circles of girlfriends who fill that description quite nicely, but this post is in tribute to one gal in particular.
This one goes out to my pal, justJENN, who celebrates her birthday today.
You probably haven't seen her face as she doesn't post pics of herself anywhere online, but if you've been reading my blog for any amount of time, chances are you've seen me mention her at least once or twice and could very well be fans of her bloggy wit and baking goodness.
I'm one of the fortunate ones who HAS seen her face. It's usually accompanied by lovely baked goods, some thoughtful and perfect little gift, and sometimes one or two of her adorable little boys.
Jenn shares a lot of my taste in TV shows, and she was also floored when our pal, Jodi, invited us to the set of The Office a few years ago.
We were giddy as could be. (Jodi - I still adore you for setting that up!)
It's no surprise that so many other LA bloggers love Jenn, too. Here we are at The Daily Randi's wedding to Michael, with our pal, Nina, almost a year ago.
And you can imagine my glee when Jenn, party-planner extraordinaire, offered to throw me an amazing baby shower.
I thank the interweb for leading me to such a wonderful friend. And I thank Jenn for taking a chance and allowing me to prove that I'm not a crazy blogger stalker who'd shank her at the CPK in Marina Del Rey where we met for the first time. Instead I'm just a pal who's happy to find silly ways to conceal her identity.
Happy birthday, Jenn!
Michael Scott: Somebody got donuts for my birthday!
Toby: Happy birthday!
Michael: You didn't know it was my birthday.
Toby: I guess I forgot.
Michael Scott: Well I guess I forgot to give you a donut.
- The Office