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Monday, July 18, 2011

Birthday Wishes

Remember when you were a little kid and would come up with all sorts of crazy things that you wanted for your birthday?

Every shiny thing that caught your eye on a commercial or in the toy store. Or maybe something your friends had.

A list made with the innocence of a child, without realizing that all that stuff cost money and that you couldn't possibly be given every single thing you wanted.  You still had  a list and opened up your birthday gifts with excitement, hope, and expectation.
My second birthday

Well, today is my birthday. I'm 34 today. Yeah, I'm proud of my age and have no problem saying exactly how old I am.  Though you can feel free to say that I don't look my age. 

I'm going to suspend reality here for a few minutes to talk about what I'd like for my birthday: as if the Birthday Fairy were real.  And like those lists from childhood, it's going to be okay for it to be completely unrealistic and selfish and impractical not say things like "world peace" or "my boys' tuition."

So Birthday Fairy, please bring me:

*A new wardrobe.  Age-appropriate and mom-appropriate, but still fun. And bonus if it all pulls in my mommy-tummy and can make me look like I have boobs. Plus, it all must come with coordinating shoes and accessories. Because it would be nice if I finally had some sort of style at this point in life.

*An iPad. Because yes, I'm jealous of my friends who have them. Plus, my 6y/o told me if have one, I could change the channel from it and not be stuck watching what Hubs wants to- he thinks that's pretty cool- and I do, too.

*A plane ticket so I can go to Blogher.

*A golf cart. People tool around in these in my neighborhood.  They look like fun and I want one. Preferably in pink

*A beach house.  Sort of like I wanted Barbie's Dream House when I was a kid.  Only big enough to actually live in.

See, it's not a whole lot I'm asking for, is it?

Such fun to pretend like any of these things would be gift wrapped for me today. Are you listening, Birthday Fairy?

Fairies aside, I'm hoping for a pair of sunglasses to replace the ones that I my kids yes, I blame my kids even when it's my fault broke a few weeks ago and a cake to share with my gorgeous little boys.

What would you want from the Birthday Fairy?

Don't forget that the Rockin' the Baby linky is open thru tonight! Link up those cute baby pics! Tomorrow, I'll announce the four winners AND tell you what fun link-up I have in store for you next month!


Blogger Sorta Southern Single Mom said...

Happy Birthday! This reminds me of the year I was so proud because I only had 5 things on my Christmas list: including a TV and a waterbed... easy peasy! :)

Now, I'm with you on the beach house and a husband...or a Manny, Maid and Boy Toy and Sugar Daddy... no problem, right? ;)

July 18, 2011 at 7:11 AM  
Blogger Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Happy birthday! I wish the birthday fairy was real.

July 18, 2011 at 7:37 AM  
Blogger Oka said...

Happy Birthday Shell.

I'm not good about wishing for things for myself.

July 18, 2011 at 7:38 AM  
Blogger Not a Perfect Mom said...

Happy Happy Birthday! You def don't look 34....
and I like the Birthday fairy to bring me all sorts of designer bags and glasses...oh, and a new lens...and a pedicure-cuz these puppies? are looking ruff...
haha..I didn't even set out to do that!
anyway...have a great day!

July 18, 2011 at 7:43 AM  
Blogger Alison@Mama Wants This said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Shell! 34 is young and you definitely look younger! (I'll be 35 soon, so anyone younger, is YOUNG)

I do hope that at least one of your wishes will be fulfilled. Have a lovely day!

(It's my brother's birthday today too!)

July 18, 2011 at 7:48 AM  
Blogger mom2kiddos said...

Happy Birthday Shell! No those aren't too much to ask for. I really do hope your Birthday Fairy will grant you all your wishes. You look like a doll in that picture.

July 18, 2011 at 7:51 AM  
Blogger Natalie said...

That sounds like fabulous wishes for the birthday fairy...and if I was the birthday fairy I would grant them all to you! Happy birthday Shell...I hope it's a great one!

July 18, 2011 at 7:59 AM  
Blogger story girl said...

Happy birthday!

July 18, 2011 at 7:59 AM  
Blogger Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Happy birthday! If I win the lottery today, I'm totally buying you a ticket to Blogher. And me too ;-)

I turned 36 last month...

July 18, 2011 at 8:13 AM  
Blogger Erica@PLRH said...

Happy, happy birthday! I hope at least one of your birthday wishes come true.

My birthday wish would be to be 34 again! :)

July 18, 2011 at 8:16 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Happy Birthday Shell...and you definitely don't look your age!!!

Great birthday wishes...the ipad sounds amazing...I want one too!

Hope you have a wonderful, stress free birthday!

July 18, 2011 at 8:18 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Happy Birthday Shell! Here's hoping you get at least one of your birthday wishes this year. And please let your 6 year old teach me how to change channels with my Ipad...I'm sick of the sports already!

July 18, 2011 at 8:18 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Happy Birthday! I hope that it's a great one and that the birthday fairy brings you everything you wish for!

July 18, 2011 at 8:31 AM  
Blogger Diane said...

I think I'd wish for a full-time housekeeper!

My 8 year old shares a birthday with you today and yesterday was my 12 year old's!

Happy Birthday! :)

July 18, 2011 at 8:36 AM  
Blogger Kmama said...

Happy birthday!

I totally want a new wardrobe too...and perhaps a stylist to pull it all together for me!!

July 18, 2011 at 8:49 AM  
Blogger Mama Insomnia said...

Happy Birthday Shell! Your list is awesome and I hope you get it all. I'm with you on the wardrobe.
And a pink golf cart sounds AMAZING!

July 18, 2011 at 8:51 AM  
Blogger gin said...

My birthday is in a month and I do believe you have provided me with inspiration as to what I am going to write about...thanks!!

Happy birthday, may the birthday fairy at least give you the iPad, as I can accurately attest to their awesomeness.

July 18, 2011 at 8:54 AM  
Blogger tessica said...

i hope you get your glasses and a golf cart!

July 18, 2011 at 8:56 AM  
Blogger RoryBore said...

Happy Birthday!! You're still very much a spring chicken!
If only fairies were real...I'd totally wish for a beach house too. And a pool boy...named Raoul. because, well someone has to clean the pool right - and it's my fantasy! LOL

July 18, 2011 at 8:58 AM  
Blogger The Random Blogette said...

happy Birthday Shell! I so wish I had a birthday fairy! I wish for a new dryer, some hunky construction guy to come and do all of the work that needs to be done on my house (for free), and an iPhone. Ok throw in an iPad too. I have 2 months so I think that birthday fairy has plenty of time to get all of this together. =)

July 18, 2011 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger NotSoSilentMommy said...

Happy Birthday Shell!!
I hope your hubby reads your blog, you may have just given him a few hints..
I'm with you on the new wardrobe,, and preferably one that doesn't come from Walmart!! lol
I would also really like a coupon for a weekly cleaning lady and a cottage! I don't think that its a lot to ask!!
Enjoy your cake!
I hope you're spoiled regardless of what you get!
Sarah~Not So Silent Mommy

July 18, 2011 at 9:06 AM  
Blogger A Mommy in the City said...

Happy Birthday!!

July 18, 2011 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger Renegades said...

Happy Happy Birthday!!

July 18, 2011 at 9:17 AM  
Blogger Joann Mannix said...

Happy, Happy Birthday, my darling friend!

I hope your day is filled with joy and I hope you get at least one thing on your list.

And you do not look your age, although I'd like to be your age again.

And I could just see you at your Malibu Barbie beach house with your pink golf cart and your blonde hair a-flowing, with a different pair of shoes for every day of the week.

For my birthday, I would wish for a dance with Bono, a best selling novel and of course, world peace. Oh, and the ability to eat as much chocolate as I want without gaining a pound.

July 18, 2011 at 9:19 AM  
Blogger finallyMom said...

Happy Birthday, Shell!! :)
(I wasn't even married till I was 35 so 34 is still oh so young to me. ;) )

July 18, 2011 at 9:19 AM  
Anonymous Laura said...

Happy birthday! You and my brother share the same birthday, the same year. He passed away at age 32, I wrote a post this morning about recognizing his birthday. I write many, many things I can't say :)

July 18, 2011 at 9:23 AM  
Blogger Evonne said...

Happy birthday! I love your list. A new wardrobe would be awesome! I hope you get something from your list.

I used to think my mom could just go to the ATM and get money whenever she needed it. Sadly I know better now, but wouldn't it be great to have a machine with an unlimited supply of money just for you?

July 18, 2011 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger Brandi said...

Happy Birthday! 34? I'm pretty sure you the wrong key -- that's supposed to be 24, right? ;) And if you ever find that Birthday Fairy send her my way!

July 18, 2011 at 9:35 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Happy Birthday!
I will have what you're having!

July 18, 2011 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger KLZ said...

Happy birthday!!

July 18, 2011 at 9:46 AM  
Blogger Ali - My Suitcase Full of Tricks said...

Happy Birthday. Its amazing how similar our birthday lists are. Although I'm not itching for a golf cart. BUT if I was, it would totally be pink. You deserve something great! XOXO

July 18, 2011 at 9:46 AM  
Anonymous Steph said...

I'll be 34 later this year as well! Happy happy day to you!

Before I got a whole new wardrobe, I think I would want some lipo and the girls put back where they're supposed to be. ;)

I too want a golf cart. I thought about a pink scooter, but realized I'd have to drag those kids with me too and so a golf cart would do it. :)

July 18, 2011 at 9:47 AM  
Anonymous Steph said...

I'll be 34 later this year as well! Happy happy day to you!

Before I got a whole new wardrobe, I think I would want some lipo and the girls put back where they're supposed to be. ;)

I too want a golf cart. I thought about a pink scooter, but realized I'd have to drag those kids with me too and so a golf cart would do it. :)

July 18, 2011 at 9:47 AM  
Blogger Leighannn said...

happy birthday Shell!
Hope you get everything you wished for... especially the golf cart!

July 18, 2011 at 9:58 AM  
Blogger Charlotte said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SHELL!!! Hope the birthday fairy makes at least SOME of those dreams come true! I'm totally with you on the plane ticket to BlogHer. Sigh.

PS: You look MAH-VELOUS :)

July 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger Karen Greenberg said...

Happy Birthday! I love your wish list, especially the wardrobe part. That is one thing I definitely don't spend money on that I would love to get from the Birthday Fairy. The only other thing on my wish list right now is a teaching position being offered to me on time for the school year to start.

I hope you have a FANTASTIC birthday celebration!

July 18, 2011 at 10:06 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I love birthdays! Hope you have lots of cake and wine and get all your birthday wishes!

July 18, 2011 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger Daffy said...

I super duper wish I was a birthday fairy :)

Wishing you the best and warmest and most exciting of what your heart desires!

July 18, 2011 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger Kristina P. said...

Happy birthday!! I would take a new house!

July 18, 2011 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger Singedwingangel said...

34 what was I doing at 34.. umm crap I have no clue, I seriously don't.Happy Birthday hun..

July 18, 2011 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger The Mommyologist said...

Happy Birthday!!!! You and I are exactly 1 month and 2 days apart...not that I'm surprised! Hope you get everything on your list and more...you certainly deserve it!


July 18, 2011 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger Emmy said...

Happy happy Birthday! I hope you have an amazing day! If I had tons and tons of money I would buy you an iPad- as yes they are pretty dang cool.

July 18, 2011 at 10:54 AM  
Anonymous Mandi Miller said...

Happy birthday! You really don't look 34! :) And I am definitely with you on the beach house wish!

July 18, 2011 at 11:09 AM  
Blogger Deb said...

Happy Birthday Shell! I vote for getting that beach house :-)

July 18, 2011 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger Heidi said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a fantastic day!

July 18, 2011 at 11:11 AM  
Blogger Mommy Needs a Vacation said...

Happy Birthday! I don't think those birthday requests are unreasonable AT ALL! Especially the BlogHer plane ticket!

You & I are more alike than I thought.. both Cancers...my birthday is on Friday and I will be 33!

July 18, 2011 at 11:11 AM  
Blogger Rach (DonutsMama) said...

Happy Birthday! I like the first item on your list. I need a wardrobe in a box. We can have styles like Chic Mom, Going to the Pool Mom, Yoga Mom...

July 18, 2011 at 11:14 AM  
Blogger diane rene said...

aww! happy birthday and I hope you get at least some of what you want :)

July 18, 2011 at 11:14 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Happy birthday to you! I hope you get everything on this list. Someday.

July 18, 2011 at 11:17 AM  
Anonymous Yuliya said...

Of all that you want I hope you get the plane ticket most of all, then we can all meet you!
Happy happy birthday!

July 18, 2011 at 11:23 AM  
Blogger Just Jennifer said...

"Happy Birthday to you. You live in a shoe..." No. Wait. :-)

Today is also my 13th wedding anniversary!

I'm 37 so yeah, you're still young. I think I want an iPad too, or some kind of tablet, so I don't have to sit here at my PC reading blogs.

Have a great day!

July 18, 2011 at 11:28 AM  
Blogger Bewildered Bug said...

Happy Happy Birthday! I'm doing a birthday dance handed down through the generations from the olden days just to make sure you get your birthday wishes - you should join me ... looks a bit like the funky chicken....

I hope you have a brilliant day my dear :)

July 18, 2011 at 11:32 AM  
Blogger Joshua said...

Happy Birthday, Lady.

As far as birthday presents...well...my Amazon Wish List has over 300 things on it.

Which reminds me, you should make a link to an Amazon Wish List in your sidebar so people can buy you things.

Just saying.

July 18, 2011 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger The Woven Moments said...

Happy Birthday! I just turned 34 a couple of weeks ago. So far, so good. :)

July 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM  
Blogger Di said...

Happy Birthday! If you get your beach house - Jellybean and I are coming to live with you! :)

July 18, 2011 at 11:42 AM  
Blogger Aunt Crazy said...

I hope you have the best birthday EVER!!! Happy Birthday!!!

July 18, 2011 at 12:00 PM  
Blogger Brandi said...

Happiest of birthdays to you, Shell! :)

July 18, 2011 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Happy Birthday!
I think I'd want the Bday Fairy to bring me a new smartphone - my last one pooped out.

July 18, 2011 at 12:21 PM  
Blogger Hopes said...

Happy Birthday! I turned 35 this year and just started the crazy adventures in blogging. You are an inspiration!

I would ask the Birthday Fairy for a personal chef. I'm so tired of trying to come up with meals. UGH!

July 18, 2011 at 12:36 PM  
Blogger The Mommy Mambo said...

Happy Birthday to you!
You live in a zoo!
That's life with 3 boys,
Cause I live in one too!!

HAHA! Loved your list. I'd settle for a cool frozen alcoholic something and a hour massage in total silence :)

July 18, 2011 at 12:40 PM  
Blogger Lourie said...

A tummy tuck and butt lift would be awesome. My cup runneth over even after 35 pounds of loss. Sorry. *Ahem* A red mustang convertible. Beach house would be fun, especially with a balcony...ever watch Private Practice? Yeah that would be good. College tuition's paid in full!? Heck yeah! hahaha.

Hope you have a grand day. Eat some cake for me.

July 18, 2011 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger MiMi said...

I don't think that's too much to ask for! :)
Now you're as old as me. lol
Happy Birthday!!!

July 18, 2011 at 12:57 PM  
Blogger Kir said...

Happy Birthday my gorgeous friend. :)

all reasonable things I see....I wish I could you each one.

oooh The Birthday Fairy would be busy with me for days....I like things: A bigger house and a housekeeper...a breast REDUCTION so I can wear fun tops with no bra and lots of "SPENDING MONEY" :)

hope each of your candle wishes comes true !! xo

July 18, 2011 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger HopefulLeigh said...

Happy birthday, Shell! Great list. I would ask that my car and student loan be paid off, a house of my own, unlimited purchases from Anthropologie and bookstores for the rest of my life, and Mr. Right. I'm giving the Birthday Fairy 6 months advance notice here so we'll see what happens:)

July 18, 2011 at 1:11 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

Happy Birthday Shell! I hope all of your magical wishes come true! You never know who's reading!

July 18, 2011 at 1:12 PM  
Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

I hope you have the very best of days and all of the things on your list come to you soon.

July 18, 2011 at 1:18 PM  
Blogger Mama Zen said...

Happy Birthday!

July 18, 2011 at 1:53 PM  
Blogger Tina @ Life Without Pink said...

Happy Birthday!!! Hope you are enjoying your cake & get a few things on your list :)

July 18, 2011 at 2:12 PM  
Blogger Christine Siracusa said...

I think that is a respectable and not-so-far-out-there list. You certainly deserve everything on it. Especially the ticket to BlogHer. Wish I had deep pockets. I'd send both of us.

July 18, 2011 at 3:07 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

Oh, Happy Birthday to you!!! Goodness...I can't even turn the numbers around to get close to my upcoming birthday age!!! (My daughter is two years younger than you and celebrated July 4th) But that's okay...age is just a number.
Ah the Birthday Fairy-what a wonderous woman she would be!! I'll save my list for later (September) should she actually appear for your birthday today. LOL

July 18, 2011 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Cindi said...

Happy Birthday Shell. :)

July 18, 2011 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger Debby@Just Breathe said...

Happy Birthday Shell. Hope you get everything on your list!

July 18, 2011 at 4:16 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

I think if Target came out of a line of clothes that pulled in the tummy, they'd bring in such a haul! EVERY mom loves Target and EVERY mom wants tummy control!

Speaking of, I got 2 Hapari swimsuits with the high waisted bottoms. :)

July 18, 2011 at 4:16 PM  
Anonymous Paula @ Simply Sandwich said...

Happy Birthday Sweet Shell! Hope you have an awesome day! My birthday wish? To be 34 again! :)

July 18, 2011 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Wishing all good things to you this year...

and a pink golf cart.
(because really. why not?)

And you don't look 34 (even though 34 is really young and I WISH I looked 34 but I'd rather have a beach house than that, so).

Have a spectacular day. You deserve it.


July 18, 2011 at 4:30 PM  
Anonymous tracy@sellabitmum said...

Happy Birthday sweet friend. I hope we get to spoon at BlogHer!! Also, you would look amazing driving a pink golf cart! xoxo

July 18, 2011 at 5:19 PM  
Blogger Helene said...

Happy happy happy birthday Shell!! I hope you get everything on your wish list...I mean, a beach house shouldn't be too hard to come up with, right? Sigh....

July 18, 2011 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger Stasha said...

Happy Birthday Shell!

I hope your day has been filled with lots of fun and happiness!

July 18, 2011 at 5:51 PM  
Blogger Mom of 12 said...

Happy Birthday! I guess if I could get anything from the Birthday Fairy, I should wish for world peace. But I would love a clean house and a date with my sweetie!

July 18, 2011 at 6:09 PM  
Blogger Hutch said...

Happy Birthday!!! You definitely do not look your age!

Even at 2, I would have been jealous of your hair :)

July 18, 2011 at 6:14 PM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Aww...happy birthday Shell!

I am with you on the new wardrobe! I am tired of looking like a tired mom!

July 18, 2011 at 6:35 PM  
Blogger Kimberly said...

Happy Birthday! Sounds like it is time to treat yourself to something from the list :)

July 18, 2011 at 7:48 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

If only the birthday fairy were real...

All of my bills to be paid off. Two wardrobes, one for work and one for the rest of the time. A personal chef and trainer to keep me on target. A housekeeper. Someone to come in and force me to organize everything. New flooring in my living room. Gas prices to go down.

I could keep going, but I'll stop now.

July 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger Grumpy Grateful Mom said...

Oh, you look great for your age. I'm a youthful 35. People used to tell me I looked young for my age until a couple years ago, then it just stopped...huh.

I would like an on-call nanny! Just for when I need to run and errand or take one kid to the doctor. Or for when I'm helping my daughter with reading and the baby need attention.

Can you tell I've thought about this! LOL

July 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger Adrienne said...

Happy, Happy birthday, sweet girl!!! I hope you get ALL of your birthday wishes!

July 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM  
Blogger Grumpy Grateful Mom said...

Oh, and Happy Birthday!!!

July 18, 2011 at 7:58 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Happy birthday, my friend. i hope the birthday fairy was good to you..

Also, does the dream house come with a Malibu Ken?

July 18, 2011 at 8:09 PM  
OpenID pmlevitt said...

Happy Birthday! The beach house and wardrobe makeover sound wonderful! I keep hoping that one day, my wardrobe will be so bad I'll be nominated for What Not to Wear! Hope you have a wonderful day!

July 18, 2011 at 9:05 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Happy Birthday My Love! That picture is so you! I'm turning 34 next week. Great age :) Hope you're having a great day! xo

July 18, 2011 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

Happy Birthday, Shell!!! I hope it was a great one! And after the birthday wish fairy is done granting your wishes, can you send her my way? I could really use a new wardrobe too...that would be awesome :)

July 18, 2011 at 10:32 PM  
Blogger Kelley said...

Happy birthday!!!! Hope it was FULL of smiles & happy thoughts. :)

July 18, 2011 at 10:38 PM  
Blogger championm2000 said...

Happy birthday! I hope 34 is as good to you as it was to me!

Can the birthday fairy do a tummy tuck and boob lift without a costly, painful surgery? If so, order it up!

July 18, 2011 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Happy Birthday sweetie!

I would love to give us each tickets to BlogHer. Meet in real life? Yeah!

Golf carts rock. Pink ones? Even better.

Totally get the wanting a new wardrobe...totally get it.

Hope your day was extra special and filled with love. You truly deserve it!

July 18, 2011 at 11:02 PM  
Blogger Ms Bibi said...

Happy Birthday, Shell!

I hope you had a wonderful day with your adorable family and hope the birthday fairy made most of your wishes come true.

Sorry, I haven't been around in a long time, but I am hoping to change that.

July 18, 2011 at 11:44 PM  
Blogger WhisperingWriter said...

Happy Birthday!

I'd also like a beach house. Or a beach condo. Anything really by the beach.

July 19, 2011 at 12:28 AM  
Blogger DysFUNctional Mom said...

The birthday fairy has never visited me. I must be a bad girl!
The 30's are awesome, I'm loving them! And you absolutely do NOT look your age.

July 19, 2011 at 12:44 AM  
Blogger Kim @ Mamas Monologues said...

Happy Birthday, Shell!

I'd wish for a ticket and expense paid trip to BlogHer. Yes, I'm jealous of all of you going! ;)

July 19, 2011 at 1:15 AM  
Blogger XLMIC said...

wishing you a very, very happy birthday! You were such a cutie pie :)

July 19, 2011 at 2:06 AM  
Blogger Annie @ astonesthrowfrominsanity said...

OK . . . getting back from vacay is hard! Happy B-day to you . . . and for my birthday wish?
A DSLR camera and a Kindle.
That's all.
Not too much.
If you get in good with the fairy, put in a good word for me too!:)

July 19, 2011 at 8:56 AM  
Blogger KSK said...

Happy Birthday Shell! :)
I need the same kind of wardrobe as you!

July 19, 2011 at 10:10 AM  
Blogger Mommy Inconsistent said...

Whoops! For some reason I thought your birthday was today! So now I have to say Happy Belated Birthday! And I really hope you got an iPad...they are essential for mommies these days...of course for you, but they make great babysitters too when things get hairy which is again, for you! Hope you had a great one!

July 19, 2011 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Nicolette said...

Happy Birthday! Sorry I didn't make it by here yesterday. Hope you had great day! My birthday is in a few weeks and I'm also hoping for the birthday fairy to visit me.

July 19, 2011 at 1:21 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

Happy Birthday my friend!

July 19, 2011 at 2:24 PM  
Blogger Kristin @ What She Said said...

Happy (belated) Birthday! I'm 36 and also not afraid to share my age because I know I don't look it, even if I am starting to feel it. Bleh.

I'd love for the birthday fairy to give me an iPhone or iPad - really, either would do, as long as I had portable Internets.

I'd also like a beach house or a timeshare - someplace where I could just getaway from it all.

A new wardrobe would also be on my list - this one is attainable since I have a bunch of gift cards burning a hole in my wallet. But I need to find the time to shop - can the birthday fairy give me the gift of time?

And finally, I'd love for the birthday fairy to give me a new job, preferably in the field of writing, blogging, or social media.

July 19, 2011 at 2:27 PM  
Blogger ModernMom said...

I missed your birthday!
Happy happy birthday, I hope you get everything on your list:)

July 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM  
Blogger Stephanie in Suburbia said...

Happy Birthday, lady! You deserve it all!!

The wardrobe thing, I am so with you on this! I'm really struggling. I would LOVE to hire a wardrobe consultant, they have one here who only works for about $200 and will go through your closet, put outfits together, and then make a list for you of things to get. And do your colors! It's my dream.

July 19, 2011 at 9:46 PM  
Blogger Mungee's Ma said...

Happy Belated! (Sorry, I'm behind in making the rounds!)

July 22, 2011 at 5:03 PM  

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