Wednesday, September 24, 2008

My Birthday

It began in the sweetest way. My 12 year old woke me up to breakfast in bed. She made a breakfast sandwich with a fried egg, cheese, and ham on buttered, toasted bread. She even remembered to bring me chocolate milk (one of my weaknesses). Happy start to a happy day! I wish I had a picture of her doing this.

Hubby came home at 11. He takes an early lunch. He made everyone come downstairs for presents. He (and all the kids) bought me a Cricut cartridge (awesome!) and some makeup items that I had asked for as well as a bottle of Clinique Happy Heart cologne. My son and daughter gave me a box filled with things to pamper myself with. Two homemade (by her) bath fizzies, Bath and Body Works hand gel, Bath and Body Works Spray, and Bath and Body Works Foaming Antibacterial Soap, and some Precious Momemts scrapbooking items. She had also painted a bear for my desk at work.
Then they brought out an adorable cake and sang to me. We couldn't decide if the cake was a cat or a lion,but it's cute nonetheless. Different view of the cake here. During the afternoon, I got to take a nap (although I did sneak in one load of laundry between snoozes.) Everyone chipped in to help, clean the kitchen, clean the bathroom, take trash out, unload the dishwasher, etc.
Hubby and I had some alone time. I may be 43, but I still got it! We went to eat at a local eatery called Frenchy's Italian Restaurant that has the best baked lasagna that I have ever eaten. It's a little taste of heaven in every bite.

I got to come home and take an hour long soak in the tub with my new bath products while reading my book. This day was absolutely fabulous!
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  2. Happy Birthday... a wee bit late.
    You sure know how to celebrate!

  3. Happy belated birthday. It sounds like you had a really wonderful day.

  4. I'm glad you had a great birthday! Youi deserve to be pamoered.

  5. Happy Birthday Diane, sounds like you had a wonderful day sweetie.

    You deserve it.

  6. So glad you had a great birthday!! Sorry I am late to the party. Can I still have some lion cake? HA!

    P.S. You look great girl! : )

  7. Happy Birthday my dear friend!
    I am glad that you so far is having a blast!
    God bless and more years to come!
    I thank God for you!

  8. Yay for Happy Birthdays! It does sound like it was a memorable, special birthday for you.

  9. well happy birthday! My birthday's in May, is your family free for that day? I'd like to adopt them and kick mine out? LOL
    just teasin'

  10. You deserve the beautiful day your family gave you! You and your husband look so great in the photos! I think the cake is a lion too! xxoo

  11. Sounds like you had a great day! I haven't been to Frenchie's in YEARS - glad it was open for you to enjoy on your special day! Was Frankie there?

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  13. I'm soooooooooooooooooo soooooooooooooooooo soooooooooooooooooooooo sad I missed your b-day! Dang IKE!!! lol

    I hope you had a WONDERFUL day! Sure sounds like you did! I love your cake!!! It looks YUMMERS!!!!!!

    Happy Late Birthday!!!!!

  14. Wow you had a marvelous deserved every great thing that happened to you too!! All the best this year!

    Hugs Giggles

  15. I am so glad to read this :)

    :) Liza


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