Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Birthday fun!

Well, if one must turn a year older, it's always good if it is done in style :) I turned 36 on the first day of spring and it truly FELT like the first day of spring. The weather was beautiful. Birds were chirping, the sun was shining and I actually wore my flip flops...waaa hooo!

I was thoroughly SPOILED rotten the week leading up to my bday, because it was my spring break. Lots of friends and family took me out to nice lunches and dinners. I had a mani/pedi/spa day, went shopping, ate lunch with Paige at her school and rested!!!

My best girlfriends threw a birthday bash for me and we always have soooo much fun together. We all couldn't be anymore different if we tried. There is the homemaker extraordinaire who is married to an ex NFL football player. There is the mom who is a pastry chef and still manages to run a tight ship at home and is the one out in the work world, while hubby is the domestic God :). My other bestie is a substitute teacher who is as wholesome and loving as they come. Lastly, is my girlfriend who is a SAHM, but is busier than your average CEO. She dabbles in volunteering at every school that her children attend, she is the President of the Lady's Club, and manages to have dinner on her table for her family every night.on.time!

Then there is me :) I so don't fit into their lifestyles. I am a single, working 50 + hours a week, sister to a preteen, live with mother, fun lovin' kinda girl!

We compliment each other. I love them. They know EVERYTHING about me and "get" me. I couldn't ask for better friends. No matter how different we are, we have so many similar worries, concerns for the world, our loved ones, etc...

These girls are not only my best friends, they are like my sisters. I couldn't ask for a better bunch of girls to have on my side.

Here are some pics from my party!



And, my very best friend of all...


Jboo said...

So glad to hear that you had such a great week and birthday celebration! Those friends all look so sweet and fun!!


Michelle@BornInOurHearts said...

It sounds like you are surrounded by a wonderful group of women. I'm so glad to hear you had a fabulous birthday week and special day. You deserve it! Celebrate 36 in style!!

Hugs from your older friend,
Michelle :)

rgshrs said...

So glad you had such a great birthday! What a way to celebrate! Treasured friends are the best!;)
And love the picture of you and Miss Paige!!

Joe and Jane said...

Happy Birthday! What a great way to celebrate!

paige said...

happy late birthday
looks like you had a fantastic celebration!
thank you for always being so kind & leaving such heartfelt comments

Colleen said...

Happy birthday, Missy! I bet 36 will be an awesome year! (For some reason, I've always liked the even years best.)