Happy Birthday Son!

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Happy Birthday Son!

By Paula Deen

Y’all, I can’t believe my baby is turning 40 this week. I look at him and he’s still that dark eyed boy with a great baseball arm and the sweetest smile I’ve ever seen. I can’t think about him turning 40 because that will make me feel as old as the hills. I prefer to say he is just turning 21. I can’t say for sure, but I think he might prefer that too. This year we’ll have an extra special celebration, but some things will always be the same. I’ll make him his favorite meal of Goulash, Blueberry Salad (something he added as he got older), a big side of homemade French Fries and the one sweet treat he indulges in each year…Caramel Cake. Sometimes I do it up right and do all the seven layers. Sometimes I get lazy and only do a few layers. It all tastes the same, but in honor of such a big year, I’ll go ahead and make him one with all the layers. After all, he deserves it. Happy Birthday son, I love you, I’m so proud of you and I’m real proud to be your momma.

And, for something more…

Bobby’s Lighter Caramel Cake - See how Bobby cut 482 calories and 23g of fat from his own birthday cake!

Jamie’s Blog - A birthday shout out to his little brother!

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Reader Comments:

Happy Birthday Bobby,have a piece of that cake your momma made for me.By the way would you like to adopt a sister lol,have a god one…

By catrina Wilson on November 03, 2010

From my kitchen to yours - HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBY DEEN!!

By Sharon Franks on April 30, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby!!  Mommas’ always make their babies their special dishes not only for birthdays, but every day.  I hope that this 40th birthday will be a very special one with family and friends and especially that someone special.  May our Lord continually bless you richly.
            Sharon Franks

By Sharon Franks on April 30, 2010

      Happy birthday.I love your momma.I feel like a part of the family when I watch her.You are lucky to have such a great mom.Give her a big kiss for mothers day and have a great birthday.The Deen family rocks.From Lisa in the low country

By Lisa Covington on April 30, 2010


By Dalisa Borden on April 30, 2010

I know you had a great birthday Bobby.  I saw the video.  I said in an earlier message that April 29 is my husband’s birhday.  I did cook him a great giant pot of your momma’s chicken & dumplings and I used her lemon cheesecake recipe!  Well that man ate 3 heaping bowls of chicken & dumplings and said they were perfect.  I gave all the credit to your momma!  He loved the lemon cheesecake, first one I ever fixed.  That man rather have this meal than a steak dinner!

By Jackie Butler on April 30, 2010

Paula know how you feel our baby girl will be 46 on May 23 this year but top it off, we have 3 more in their fifties!!!!! Getting down the road a piece but still love all that southern stuff that’s the way i cook and everyone seems to rave about my pies That’s why I love your show because you give us so many ideas.  Keep it up and God Bless you & all your family
Mrs. Muriel Baker, a 76 yr. old great-gramma who still loves to be in the kitchen and the bedroom isn’t bad either

By Muriel Baker on April 29, 2010

hi paula.  i want you to know that i share bobby’s birthday, only im a little older. i just turned 74 years of age. i love you very much and i would’nt miss a show.i wish that i could meet you . thanks for all the excellent books and recipes. ive read all your books . your fan wima jean hubbard

By wilma jean hubbard on April 29, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby!  I know your momma will cook you something good.  Today, April 29th is my husband’s birthday he is 64 and handsome as ever!  I am going to fix him some of your momma’s chicken & dumplings & lemon cheesecake!  Won’t be as good as hers though.  40 is GOOD!  Have fun!

By Jackie Butler on April 29, 2010

happy b-day bobby you only get better with age have a happy one.  rose prince

By rose prince on April 29, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby   Hope you have a great day and I Love your Mom she is so cheerful and happy all the time I watch her show every chance I get Happy Birthday again and many more .Bev from Pittsburgh Pa

By Bev Dodds on April 29, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby! I’m right behind you as I turn 39 in July. 40 is definitely the new 30 my friend. Best wishes and I’ll be in Savannah next week w/ my Mother….haven’t been there since ‘86.

By Brady on April 29, 2010

Happy Birthday, Bobby. You and your family have blessed so many people’s lives. Thank you for sharing your family with the rest of us.

I have a son named Bobby who is turning 18 in a few months. He’s dark-eyed and brown hair, too and has a terrific personality.  He keeps telling me to start my own food business…I told him only if you stick around and help me….Who knows what will happen after he is all finished with college?

God Bless

By Anita on April 28, 2010

Happy Birthday, Bobby!  40 sure looks good on you!  Much love to you and all the Deen family.  We love all of you.

By Leigh Ann on April 28, 2010

Happy birthday Bobby Deen. I hope you have a great birthday.

By Marissa Dore on April 28, 2010

Happy 40th Birthday Bobby. You don’t look 40 either.. I have one in June. Turning 42 and Lots of people say I look to be in my early 30s.. So hope it was a nice one…Laura

By Laura Cramer on April 28, 2010


By NANCY JOHNSON on April 28, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby!  That cake sounds delish!

By Nicky H on April 28, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby. Forty looks good on you, in fact everything looks good on you.Both you and Jamie are cuter than two little fat speckled pups under a red wagon. Miss Paula you are beautiful really love your show and recipes. God Bless You and your family.

By Erma Wattenberger on April 28, 2010

Happy Birthday Bobby!! Hey Paula, love your show, recipes and family.  Thank you so much for sharing with us.

By Donna Peters on April 28, 2010

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