Thursday, August 15, 2013

When You're 53

 *You spend your birthday soaking up all the good wishes whether by email, text, facebook, or old fashioned cards and calls.  

*You let them sing to you and you let them say things like, "No doing the dishes, it's YOUR birthday"

*You give in and have that fountain coke.
OH yes I did..
*You blow out THE candle because there is only one in order not to make a scene..Your Knit buddies make sure you know you are loved.  
*You get adorable salt and pepper shakers in the forms of yarn and black kittens. 

*Family members who make a habit of lurking, leave you comments!

Fireman makes dinner for some friends and me.
He makes amazing shrimp marinated in 
Garlic rosemary citrus sauce.

*You love the whole darn day and you even get to knit a bit on your easy peasy shawl
in Channon's gift yarn. 

*Pretend friend Kim sends you a message that cookies are on the you know you can extend the celebration all week and look forward to their arrival. 

*Your adorable high school and college aged nieces text you with loving wishes.  
You miss them in a good way

*Your Daughter hints at a yarn gift on its way ....

and you go to bed feeling like the luckiest 
53 year old girl in the world.


Katherine said...

What a wonderful way to spend your day. So glad it was a happy, happy birthday!! I hope the next 53 will be as special!

I love the salt and pepper shakers.

Bridget said...

Sorry I missed your BD, but it sounds like it was pretty great!

I for one love BDs, regardless of how old I get ...

fancystitching said...

Happy birthday! So sorry I missed getting wishes to you in a timely manner. Seems like you had a wonderful day, and are a very blessed person. May you be blessed EVERY day of your 53rd year.

Anonymous said...

That sounds like a pretty perfect birthday. I'll send my good wishes too. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

suburban prep said...

Sounds like it was a wonderful day.
I have a significant one coming up in a few weeks too.
I have been asked how I want to spend it. I might take a few ideas from you

Nancy said...

Happy Belated Birthday!

Have you fallen off of the "no soda" wagon or was this a one-time treat?

Judy S. said...

Hope you had a wonderful celebration, Kathy! Was it today or yesterday? Our Baby Stella was born on Tuesday!

gMarie said...

Oh Happy Birthday! Sounds like a fabulous day and that maybe 53 isn't so bad. g

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

A perfect way to celebrate!!! LOVE the kitten and yarn S & P! Soooo right for you!! Hope you continue to celebrate all week long!! Happy, Happy, Kathy!! blessings ~ tanna

Grace said...

so glad it was a happy day

SissySees said...

I'm so glad it was a very happy one! Celebrate on!

Mereknits said...

You are the luckiest girl at 53, it is a fantastic age. Happy Birthday my friend.

Nicole said...

Woo! Happy belated! I love the candle in the sorbet! (Or is that gelato?)

Toni said...

Happy belated birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!

SapphireBlue said...

Big happy birthday! You're wonderful!

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