Wednesday, December 14, 2011

how i rolled for my birthday...

today i turned
ahem...
four-oh + four = 44!
(cough, cough, gasp, gasp)
i could not have asked for a more beautiful day...
the high of 63 degrees in mid-december???

and since nelson is out traveling for work...
he sang "happy birthday to you"
via text!!!

and yes...
today was a much better day than yesterday that's for sure...
it was a day filled with blessings...
starting with 
breakfast and coffee served to me
from my early riser maddie...
another cup of coffee from starbucks along with 
some bangin' homemade peanut butter cookies
made by kylie...
a birthday bag filled with lotsa goodies from shelly...
pomegranites, a box of almonds, 
a bag of starbuck's french roast coffee, 
(that's what i'm talkin' bout!)
birthday cards from her boys and herself and
a paid for 10K race
for april 2012!
oh, the pressure to keep on with this running thing...
a surprise happy birthday song/greeting
from the staff at work...
along with yummy cupcakes and a giftcard!
birthday greetings on facebook 
and via text messages
from family and friends 
spanning all throughout the globe....
my birthday dinner at the cowfish!
with my parents who flew in last night from CA...
and maddie...
(michael and meagan were both working...
and nelson as i mentioned above is traveling for work.)
yummy coconut battered onion rings and fried pickles for appetizer...
FUSION SPECIALTY BENTO BOX 

A combo meal featuring both burger and sushi sweet potato fries, 
Thai cucumbers and edamame.

birthday cards in the mail from family, friends and
blogger friends from the birthday card club...
one from ashley
and from kristen
which included a few loveLee notecards that she made.
super stinkin' cute kristen!
(click on their names to check out their blogs)
lastly, a few of my favorite things...
starbucks coffee giftcards a plenty
and 
 "the help" book 
 from my sis...

and that's how i rolled for my birthday day today!
thank you everyone for making my birthday extra
special and oh, so sweetLee filled!
i totally felt the love...
 feeling favored and and very blessed!

"today is the the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!"
Psalm 118:24

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3 comments:

Joanne said...

Looks like you had a fantastic birthday with fantastic people!! May you have many, many more fantastic birthdays to celebrate!

Happy blessed Birthday!!

Elisse said...

What a festive way to celebrate you birthday! And your parents came too, which means happy birthing day to your Mom!

Yum - is that pandesal for breakfast I see?

Again, happy birthday - I'm so glad you were born!

xo katrina said...

wow!!! you are blessed to have so many loving people in your life. here's to many many more years!