Sunday, November 8, 2009

44 Candles


Anyone have a fire extinguisher handy? My cake is on fire....

Today, I celebrate my 44th birthday! This is me celebrating back in the days of the caveman (as my son so sweetly noted...I'm in the stylish red plaid...)



I'm going to spend the day curled up with some good books, favorite music and quality family time. Irish Dancer Girl has planned a "surprise" party for me this evening. (Don't worry about how I know this....she's the one who whispered it to me yesterday...lol!) My Mom is preparing my favorite dish and IDG (aka Cat) is making the birthday treats. Teen Caveboy is serenading me with some music on his guitar. I might have to enforce the "It's My Birthday and You Will Play Board Games With Me" rule later too....(yes, Chilly...that includes you...and NO, I will NOT play Scrabble with you...clearly my vocabulary is much larger than yours and I do NOT appreciate being beaten by someone who uses 3 & 4 letter words like "quiz" and "what".....)

A little birdie told me that I am being treated to a breakfast outing so time to scrap the lounge~wear for something more appropriate for the public. Hope you all have a wonderful Sunday too!

What's your favorite way to celebrate your birthday?

xoxo


39 comments:

Caitlin said...

Happy happy birthday, Dawn! Enjoy every second of it! *hugs*

I don't really have a favorite way to celebrate--we usually had a family get together when I was younger, but now CJ & I celebrate dinner together and I love that, too!

Sheri said...

Happy Birthday! :)

otin said...

I just turned 44! To quote John Mclane in "Die Hard"- "Welcome to the party, pal!"

LOL!

It is not all that bad, I guess.
Happy Birthday!

Cora said...

Awwwww ~ Happy Birthday!!!! ~ Today is my brother's birthday too.

:-)

Kristina P. said...

I hope you have an amazing birthday, Dawn!

Kelly said...

Happy Birthday to you! You look so much younger than 44. My day is coming up just behind yours. Way to be a scorpio in her 40s with me.

Your photo looks just like Cat!

The Boob Nazi said...

Happy Birthday! Yours is the day before mine; we were meant to be friends.

Becky the Sign Lady said...

Happy Birthday to YOU!

Mine will be coming up in a couple of weeks. Since I'm a single girl, the past few years I've celebrated in the company of my sister and her daughter. We'll do the same this year with a girl's night in watching chick flix and junk food. Can't wait!

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

Happy birthday, girlie! 44? Why, you're just a young 'un! Hope you have an absolutely fabulous wonderful memorable day.

Bunny, The Paris House said...

Happy Birthday Dawn!! I'm 44 too...and I love it :)
I hope you have a fantastic birthday, it certainly sounds like you are.
xx
Bunny

blueviolet said...

Happy Birthday, my fellow 1965'er! Your birthday plans sound perfectly wonderful!

And I'm with you on the Scrabble. My husband can't spell for beans but manages to beat me every time in that game.

Have fun today!

The Head Eagle said...

Oh! It's your birthday? Happy, Happy Happy Birthday to you, my bloggy friend! I hope you have a TERRIFIC day!

babyrocasmama said...

Happy Happy Birthday my dear friend!!

I hope it is filled with love, special memories and miracles!

I wish you, love, hope, peace and chocolate!

~~Shan~~

Dawn@Embracing the Ordinary Life said...

Awww...Happy Birthday...sounds like you're getting the proper treatment...

Enjoy your special day!!

rxBambi said...

Happy birthday! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and commenting :)
My b-day is Dec31, so we usually go to a party. It works for me!

LadyStyx said...

I prefer to ignore my birthday usually. The only reason I even blogged about it this year is because it was a big one. I still look in the mirror and the image simply does not match the years...

Mrs. Schmitty said...

Happy Birthday!

Vickie said...

Happy Birthday!!

I like spending my bbirthday with my family. The girls try to be on their best behavior;)

DysFUNctional Mom said...

Happy Birthday!

LORI said...

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, YE OL' BURTHDAY GAL! I HAVE NOT BEEN TO BLOGGY LAND FOR A COUPLE MONTHS NOW...STARTED TEACHING AGAIN, FULL TIME, AND JUST FINISHED UP WITH A ROUND OF PNEUMONIA. TALK ABOUT BACKING OUT OF THE DRIVEWAY GOING 90! I HOPE TO BE BACK SOON TO CATCH UP WITH EVERYONE! HOPE YOUR DAY WAS AS WONDERFUL AS YOU ARE!

BrnEyedGal said...

My Favorite way is to always celebrate with my family...they make it xtra special!!! :)

It sounds like you had some terrific plans and very special people to celebrate with too....

Thank you for your kind comments on my blog, that was so sweet!!! :)

Have a fantastic week...

Randi Troxell said...

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

hope you had a FAB-U-LOUS wkend and birthday.. you totally deserve it!!!

Jingle said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! I like to spend time with The Hubbums. And gifts never hurt, I can't deny that! LOL! Oh...and ice cream MUST be involved!

pam said...

Happy, Happy Birthday to you!

Tracy said...

Happy happy birthday Mamma bee!!!!! Hope you enjoyed your day... sounds like you had some great things lined up for you!

CJ usually plans a night out with our friends for my birthday. But on my actual bday my momma and dad take us to dinner :)

loves yous!
Baby Bee!

Whimsical Creations said...

Hope your had a fabulous day!!

kado! said...

hope your birthday was AWESOME!!!! sounds like they had it all planned out for ya!

Happy Birthday!

...now-a-days...a great birhtday treat would be sleeping in!(ha!)

Eve said...

Oops, I missed it by a day. My silly blogger reader sometimes delays it's updates... and I don't understand why.

Anyways, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

I hope it was FABULOUS and PERFECT and BEAUTIFUL!

Dapoppins said...

You are such a sweetheart that you deserve to win all your games when you play on your birthday. And I hope you did.

Unknown Mami said...

Feliz CumpleaƱos and may more!

I love to celebrate with food and those I love.

The Mrs. said...

My favorite way before kids to spend my birthday was a fancy lunch, shopping and a big party at night! How I feel like a day in my pajamas, and some cake with hubby, landon and Coco would be HEAVEN!

Annie said...

I'm late, but happy birthday!

Jenners said...

Happy (Only Slightly Belated) Birthday! Get a fire extinguisher for that cake!!! : )

I think your day sounds lovely ... that is pretty much what I would pick.

aurora said...

Happiest of birthdays to you!! ♥♥♥

Polka Dot Moon said...

Happy Belated Birthday! I hope it was fabulous :)

Polka Dot Moon said...

Oh and I will be celebrating the "double fours" soon :)

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Happy Belated Birthday sweets!!! Much love ;)

Blog Stalker said...

Happy Birthday! 44 is nothing, you are young...its that 200th that really sets you back!

Have a great day!

Jess said...

Awe! You are stylin'! Happy Happy Birthday mama!!

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