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True best friends forever: Wild Houston birthday duo ups the ante with another over-the-top bash

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News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Dylan Milan, Lara Bell
Dylan Milam helps mom, Lara Bell, celebrate her summer birthday at KUU Restaurant in Memorial City Gateway. Photo by Dragana Harris
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Dr. Aashish Shah, Roseann Rogers
Dr. Aashish Sha with birthday girl Roseann Rogers. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Brooks Milam, Pete Bell
Brooks Milam with his uncle, Pete Bell. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, KUU Restaurant, chef Adison Lee
KUU Restaurant chef Adison Lee. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Jennifer Arriga and Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Arriga, left, with Jennifer Brown. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Brent Milam and Scott Bean
Brent Milam, left, and Scott Bean. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Gene Wu, Miya Shay
State Rep. Gene Wu and Miya Shay. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014 Jan Glenn and Gene Haynes
Jan Glenn and Gene Haynes. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Kim Padgett, Jeff Shell
Kim Padgett and Jeff Shell. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Laurette Veres, Tom Veres
Laurette and Tom Veres. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Ron Ellis, Molly Ellis
Ron and Moll Ellis. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014,
Goodie bags filled with wonderful treats Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014,
Tasty appetizers from the KUU Restaurant kitchen. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Dylan Milan, Lara Bell
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Dr. Aashish Shah, Roseann Rogers
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Brooks Milam, Pete Bell
News, Shelby, KUU Restaurant, chef Adison Lee
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Jennifer Arriga and Jennifer Brown
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Brent Milam and Scott Bean
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Gene Wu, Miya Shay
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014 Jan Glenn and Gene Haynes
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Kim Padgett, Jeff Shell
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Laurette Veres, Tom Veres
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014, Ron Ellis, Molly Ellis
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014,
News, Shelby, Roseann Rogers & Lara Bell Birthday, August 2014,

Call them the girls of summer — Lara Bell and Roseann Rogers, best friends who've been celebrating their birthdays together for 15 years. Although their birthdays are earlier in the summer, they seem to prefer August for their bashes and a swell eatery for the locale.

Case in point, the blowout for close to 100 friends and family members that they held earlier this month at KUU Restaurant  in Memorial City Gateway.

Hubbies of the year, Dr. Aashish Shah (aka Mr. Roseann Rogers) and Brent Milam (aka Mr. Lara Bell) helped the gals with the celebration that featured a Japanese buffet feast, prepared by KUU executive chef Adison Lee. On the menu were tasty items including crispy rice cakes with crab, pepper snapper, grilled Berkshire pork and chicken karaage (read that deep-fried). For the blow-out-the-candles moment, it was a cake from Three Brothers Bakery.

As is tradition at the birthday for these besties, guests received fab swag bags — this year filled with $500 worth of gift cards, goodies and coupons including a free week of youth training with former NFL cornerback Donovan Greer, a Botox treat from Skinscriptions and caramel pecan bars from Ooh La La Dessert Boutique.

Extending birthday best wishes were State Rep. Gene Wu and Miya Shay, Michael Pearce and Matt Burrus, Jan Glenn, Pete Bell, Jennifer Arriga, Jennifer Brown, Vicki Rizzo, Mauri Oliver, Denise and Jared Daniels, Jeff Shell, Kim Padgett and Missy and Nick Gibbens.

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