Tuesday, May 6, 2008

28 reasons why my 28th birthday was fabulous!!

1.  it was a two day celebration
2.  the sunday before my birthday I subbed in primary as the chorister, so fun
3.  that sunday night Dave me a fantastic birthday dinner
4.  my sister-in-law came over for the celebration
5.  he also made me my favorite birthday dessert..........grasshopper pie
6.  for my and David's birthday we are getting an elliptical

7.  for my birthday the kids slept in, I am sure they knew
8.  for breakfast we all had oatmeal around the table.......I am going through an oatmeal phase
9.  I used my new shampoo
10.  my good friend invited me and the kids over for a pool party 
11.  my 17 year old brother sang the whole birthday song over the phone
12.  my kids did not fight all day........that is a big deal
13.  the little boy that I babysit on mondays was so very good
14.  Dave told me he got a babysitter for the evening so we could go to dinner but it was surprise as to where we were going 
15.  I ate leftover grasshopper pie all day
16.  I bought some very cool lanterns for myself as a gift.  they are recycled metal and made in india.  I love love love them

17.  henry sang to me, very sweet
18.  my husband still loves me.....28 years and two kids takes it toll  :-)
19.  it was 75 degrees
20.  we spent most of the day outside
21.  so many people called to say happy birthday, thank you everyone
22.  my sister gave me a watch because I do not own one with a working battery
23.  the kids and I had grape popsicles
24.  Henry and I watched an episode of "old school sesame street"
25.  I got a lavender grow kit.......lavender is my favorite flower
26.  I ate more leftover grasshopper pie
27.  my sister-in-law Crissa watched the kids while we went to..........drum roll please.......
28.  Fruition,  a fabulous restaurant.  So good and so very nice.  It has been so long since we not only went out on a date but to such a nice restaurant like this.......I was so very pampered.  Thank you Dave and everyone who made my day so wonderful


ty & megs said...

happy happy birthday! and i want your new lanterns. :)

Scott & McCall Randall said...


marcie and bromley busath said...

you ready for this? how am i for a blast from the past? just found you, don't even remember the chain of blogs it took to get here, but you are still darling and so are your children. i hope you are very well and also hope you don't mind if i visit here from time to time, to see what you are up to. happy birthday to you.

Katie said...

Happy Birthday! Yeah! I love how you listed all your fun things, it was great to read. YOu are so cute, I miss you! That Olipical is going to be sweet!

Nessa said...

Happy Birthday! I thought about you yesterday! I'm glad you had a good day.

John Nikki Marshall said...

Happy Birthday! What a nice celebration. I'm glad you had a good couple of days, you definitely deserve it!!!

Uffens Family said...

Happy Birthday Meliss...Sounds like an awesome day...welcome to 28! Jealous of the eliptical! WOW! and all the sweet moments of the day! and ps...looking at you in your pics...doesn't really look like 28 years and 2 kids has taken its toll...you still got it! :)

John Nikki Marshall said...

Happy Mother's Day!

Melanie said...

happy birthday! glad you had SO many reasons to love it! :)

The Richards Family said...

I came across your blog page while I was updating my profile on our reunion webpage. Congrats on a beautiful family and I am so glad to see that you are doing well. Happy B-day.

Candice & Adam Neff said...

You really are so good and staying on top of this and keeping it updated. If only I was as good as you. What a fun list of 28 things to be happy for on your birthday! Miss you all more then you know!! Happy birthday last week!