Thursday, October 9, 2008

Happy Birthday to me!

First off, I must preface this post by saying, I think your birthday should be a YOU day. I strongly believe in this, especially the older I get and now that I have a child. It's the only day of the year you can do what YOU want to do without feeling the mommy guilt, wife guilt, just plain GUILT. I always take the day off and do what I want to do. Cause it's my birthday.

I present to you, my birthday:

6 a.m. Kiss goodbye from Hubby. Loving! Now back to sleep...

8 a.m. Phone rings. It's my Dad calling to wish me Happy Birthday. Now, this is the one call I wait for every year on this day, but it's 8 a.m. On my birthday. And my present from my Bub was that he slept in till I stuffed the phone under the pillow and went back to sleep.

8:45 a.m.
Another call from Dad, on his way to work. Cursed, stuffed the phone under the covers, under a pillow...went back to sleep.

9 a.m. The Boy stirs so I get my lazy butt out of bed. Call my Dad back. (Love you!!) Lazy around with the Bub till around 10:30 when I take him to the sitter.

11 a.m. Trip to:
Ahhh, nothing better than a slow walk around this place, with $50 from Grandma burning a whole in my pocket. (Shout out to Grandma!)

12:30 p.m. Lunch downtown, paid for by my sweet, much younger sister. She has a real job now so this is expected. I eat a fried tenderloin sandwich and waffle fries. Cause it's my birthday.

2 p.m. This:

Now, if you haven't had a massage, I beg of you...go DO IT. It is the best hour you'll have all day, week, month. I started getting them monthly when I was pregnant. Now I'm down to a few a year and they are FAB. The first few minutes are kinda uncomfortable, but by the time you're done, you will swear you'll melt right into the table. Go, get one. Tomorrow.

3:30 p.m.
Trip to:

Sweet bliss, another hour to just take. my. time. Love it! Picked up stuff for three different projects. Yahoo!

6:30 p.m. Dinner at my favorite restaurant with three of my favorites in life: my sister, my Boy and my sweet hubby:

Can you tell they could be twins?? heart melts.

Oh, and one of these...nice to see you again Marg! I've missed you!

I drove home jamming out to this. (OK, confession time, I am a HUGE NKOTB fan. Well, I was when I was 14. Now I am again. Nothing like them coming back to make you feel 14 on your 33rd birthday.)

I'm off to watch my recorded stories and the much anticipated Kath and Kim (I hope it's good!) I'll be back tomorrow with a project!

I am blessed.


  1. Happy Birthday! I just started reading your blog referred by a friend!

  2. Happy Birthday! Libras are so much fun!!!! (Im one too!) Looks like a perfect day. :)

  3. Happy Happy Birthday! You and Chris both share a birthday with my baby! He turned 1 today. Good people are born on October 9th!

  4. Happy Birthday....I am dying for a just ME day!

  5. Happy, Happy Birthday!

    What a great day!


    I planned my birthday myself last year. It was great!

  7. Happy birthday to you! Hope your day was great!

  8. Awwww, Happy Birthday!!! What a wonderful day you had, I'm definitely envious! My birthday is on election day this year and since I am really into this presidential campaign this year, I am sure that will be on my mind more than turning..ahem, 41. lol

    I have a much younger sister, too, she just turned 20. Hate her ;)

    I can't wait to see what you got at JoAnn's! I have a few projects I need to get going on, too!

    Bella :)

  9. Happy Birthday Sarah (late now)! Mine is tomorrow, but I'll be 51 and old enough to be your mother. (Gee, why does it seem like I've been saying that ALOT lately?)

    I love your blog! I'll be back!

  10. Happy Birthday I totally agree you birthday is special and you should be treated that way! Looks like you had a great one.

  11. Happy Birthday...I am 32 and was a huge NKOTB fan also.

    Yours is my idea of the perfect birthday.

  12. Darn, I missed it. Well, happy belated birthday, looks and sounds like you had a good day.

  13. Happy Birthday! It looks like you had the most perfect day.
    New to your blog. Love it. I'm staying! ;)

  14. Happy Birthday to you! I just recently found your blog and love it. I'm a NKOTB fan too. In fact, me and a bunch of girlfriends are driving to Chicago in a couple of weeks to see them in concert.

  15. Happy Birthday!
    Wendy R

  16. Looks like you had the PERFECT birthday!

    PS Not sure if I ever answered you, but of course you can link me.

  17. You had me at HOME GOODS! Love that place. And my birthday is next Friday so I think I will be doing some of the same things you did! Happy Birthday to you!

    I just wanted to let you know that you are all linked up on Blog Around the World. Stop by daily to see where in the world we are headed to next!

  18. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Here's to many, many more!

  19. Happy Birthday to you! I am glad you spoiled yourself...I do the same thing on my birthday. I milk every drop of it.

  20. Happy Birthday! Sounds like you had the perfect day in my book! I agree with you on the massage idea. There's nothing like it! I just had a girls' day out at the spa with 2 friends. It was heaven!!!

  21. My birthday was Oct. 9th too. My day was not as "nice" as yours though! Glad you had a good one.

  22. Happy Birthday to you!! Love, love, your blog!


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