Monday, November 10, 2008

40th Birthday!

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HAPPY 40th BIRTHDAY TO ME!
Starting the day with breakfast in bed! Thanks to my kids!

More birthday fun... enter my favorite restaurant!
Nah, it's really my best friend Erin's house to have brunch!

DING - DONG - the birthday girl is here!

Look at this beautiful table! See that picture of me at the table setting? A few years ago as a gag gift I gave them all a picture of me in a Jeweled Crown Tiara that I borrowed for Halloween. Now it's coming back to haunt me! Look at how BLONDE my hair is! Whoa!
But wait, now there is a new Tiara to wear!

This is Suzanne and I... self portrait of course!


Here I spied a birthday gift I HAD to touch! It was a jar filled with 40 written cards filled with wonderful and loving words that my friends think about me! I see tears of joy coming!

Oh my stars, my favorite breakfast! Eggs Benedict!
Blueberry Muffins!
Cranberry Jello Relish!

My birthday cake was called a Chocolate Zinger Cake with Chocolate frosting!
The secret Zinger ingredient was... a teaspoon of black pepper!
Now it's time for gifts~
Next it was time to do something with the kids! We have a brand new McDonald's near our house that is like the Taj Mahal of McDonalds - it's beautiful, if you could ever say a McDonalds was and I must admit, it's niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!
Yep, that's a flat screen TV with cable television streaming through.
The children's play area has faux leather furniture for the parents to relax in while sipping Espresso! Yep, it's got a Mc Cafe in it too.


Computers for the kids and check out this tubed play ground!
Even I had to play the Air Hockey game - still as fun as I remember it!
After that, we went shopping and loaded up with toys and goodies to bring home for the kids to complete their Operation Christmas Child Shoe boxes sponsored by Samaritan's Purse.
 
More fun still to come, so stay tuned!
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10 Cha Cha Bloggers left a comment:

MuseSwings November 10, 2008 at 3:04 PM  

Happy Birthday!!!!! I do hope you are enjoying your day. Looks like it started out nicely!

Gill - That British Woman November 10, 2008 at 3:11 PM  

Happy Birthday to you, it's our dd's 23rd birthday also today. Hope you had a super day?

Gill in Canada

Sparky ♥ ∞ November 10, 2008 at 4:39 PM  

Congrats!! And Happy Birthday!! May you have many, many more full of love, good health and happiness. God bless. ♥ ∞

jax November 10, 2008 at 5:50 PM  

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUNT JANEEN! I hope you had/have a wonderful day! And enjoy an extra day off tomorrow because of the holiday!

Lavinia November 10, 2008 at 6:05 PM  

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY AND A GREAT UPCOMING YEAR!!!!!!!!!!

BEST WISHES FROM THE BIRDBATH~

Tea Time With Melody November 10, 2008 at 8:16 PM  

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIS!!! Please stop by, I have something waiting for you. :)

Lavinia November 11, 2008 at 7:04 AM  

I swear all these pics were not here yesterday! Wha???

Anyway, wow, wow, wow....everyone went all out for your special day. What a great best friend you've got...lucky you!

And the McDonalds...Taj mahal is right....I can't believe that is a McDonalds! Makes the ones around here look so ghetto!

KARNA November 11, 2008 at 6:44 PM  

What a wonderful day from sunup to sundown...how fun to play games with jo and pauline too..and that husband is quite the man to fix all the food and give you a manicure and pedicure..I also stopped having them this year due to funding so i know what a treat they are!! enjoy!!! YOU LOOK 30 YOU KNOW!

KARNA November 11, 2008 at 6:46 PM  

Tell Suzanne i said hi; i used to get emails from her from time to time but not anymore. K

soulbrush November 18, 2008 at 1:14 AM  

happy happy 40th. life begins at......