Tuesday, December 30, 2014

It's my BIRTHDAY!!!!

I was woken up this morning by my husband, standing by the side of the bed, playing a guitar, singing Happy Birthday.

Let's make note that he's never played a guitar in his life...

So it was a weird song of basic strums of strings... but it was the sweetest song I've ever heard.

Harvey Dent just stood there confused....

But yeah, its my BIRTHDAY!!!!

I always feel its appropriate that since my birthday is after Christmas that I can say, another year older & deeper in debt.  It just fits for a December 30th birthday.

People always reflect on their birthday on the things they did in the past year, & the things they want to do in the next...

Heck, I do good to remember what I did yesterday, much less the whole year...

& as for next year?  I just want to enjoy every day.

I realize even more as I climb up that hill (or am I over it yet?) that each day is a gift... tomorrow is not promised.  That you make it to your next birthday is an amazing thing that happens. 

So I'm going to tackle my next year with gratitude... that's it.

No big bucket list. 
No big check list of things I want to accomplish.

I just want to appreciate each day... every birthday I am blessed with...

even if that means more aches & pains... more grey hair... even worse eye site.

It's still all good!

So here's to praying that this year is my best year yet...

full of blessings, full of friends & family, full of smiles & fun... full of life!

Now, I'm ready to soak up the day!!!


  1. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I love Lily Aldrin's love of birthdays - I definitely take after her ;) I hope you have the best day!!! I love that your husband even "played" you a song!!

  2. Happy Birthday and I hope it will be the best one ever! It definitely sounds like you are starting the year off with a terrific attitude! And by the way, NO, YOU ARE NOT OVER THE HILL! lol

  3. HAPPY HAPPY BIRThDAY!!! What a sweet hubby you have! I hope you have the best day!

  4. Happy Birthday!!!!! I hope your day is as awesome as you are!

    I think my husband would be too afraid to wake me up playing a guitar singing happy birthday.....I don't wake up so nice :/

  5. HAPPY happy HAPPY birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day, sweet friend! xo

  6. Hope you have an amazing Birthday today! That is the best attitude to have- just enjoy!
    xo Krissy @ Sneakers and Sequins

  7. How sweet!! I LOVE that he woke you up strumming & singing to you :) Happy birthday, I hope you have the best day!

  8. Happy birthday, my sweet friend!! I love that Ricky woke you up singing to you! xoxo

  9. happy birthday darling! hope its the best one yet.

  10. This is BEAUTIFUL! You have such a way with words and I cannot tell you the times that you have said exactly what has been on my heart and mind and I can't find the words...it means so much to read what you have written and know that someone knows/understands exactly what I am thinking and feeling!I hope and pray that you have a wonderful year and that it is filled with many blessings!

  11. Happiest of Birthdays!!! Hope you're having an amazing day! :)

  12. Happy happy birthday!! Wishing you a happy and healthy year ahead!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

  13. happy birthday, doll! may this be the best year YET!

  14. Too funny! My mom was helping me take down the tree today and I said exactly that to her. "Another year older and deeper in debt." Great minds think alike! I hope you had a great birthday and I hope 43 is a fantastic year for you!

  15. Happy Belated Birthday!! Hope it was awesome!

  16. So sweet of Ricky! I hope you had the best birthday!

  17. What a way to wake up on your Birthday!! Happiest of Belated Birthdays to you!

  18. Happy birthday!!!! Hope you had a fabulous day!


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