Vicki Gunvalson's fiance Steve Lodge was definitely not looking for an over-the-top celebration on his 61st birthday — that's just not The Real Housewives of Orange County husband-to-be's style. Instead, he preferred to mark the day with a down-to-earth birthday dinner surrounded by just his loved ones in a relaxed, family-style atmosphere. And that's just what he got.
Vicki shared a peek into the intimate scene on her Instagram (along with a smokin' tribute to her "stud of a man"), showing off the sweet, laid-back scene of their family celebrating around a small table.
"This is a party," Vicki assured her followers while panning her camera around the table.
Steve confirmed — and clarified the reason behind the small size of the crowd gathered in his honor. "This is by invitation only!" he noted.
After the meal, the assembled group sang the happy birthday to Steve as they presented him with a cake: a small bundt topped with white icing... and a good, old-fashioned party hat:
And Steve certainly looks happy with just how his special day went down!
Check out some of the Real Housewives' more outrageous cake creations:
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