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old lady

by Shawni

Yep, that’s officially me. I turned one year older last week. So why do I still feel like I’m one of the Young Women??

It’s no fun to get older, but it helps alleviate the pain when you get to spend the day with your 6 favorite people in the whole wide world (Dave & the kids…plus a few others too), have 4 different b-day lunches, you get lots of nice notes from your family and from cyberspace friends on facebook (even when you’re a horrible facebook person…I signed up right before Christmas and have looked at it maybe a handful of times…sorry fb friends…), get lots of nice phone calls, get sent a gorgeous bouquet of roses from your sweetest friend ever: (thanks so much Mo)
And another beautiful bouquet from your husband (and you get to go get a massage with him too).…and you can’t go wrong when you get a humongous chocolate chip cookie from Paradise Bakery.And I can’t forget the sweetest ever notes from my kids with coupons for back rubs and foot rubs, and a trail of markers leading to presents…

I am so spoiled. Thanks everyone for making it such a great day.

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17 comments

stacy January 26, 2009 - 4:49 pm

oh happy birthday friend! you are deffinitely not old. you are beautiful! you are so lucky to have so much love and friendship around you. i gonna get you on FB. 🙂

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Brandee January 26, 2009 - 5:07 pm

Happy Belated Birthday! Sounds like you had some great celebrations. I just want you to know that I think the world of you. You are so fabulous and such an inspiration. I feel lucky to have a friend like you.:)

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Karen January 26, 2009 - 5:08 pm

Happy BIrthday Shawni! I will have to write that one down so I know it now 🙂
Hope you had a blast. I used to work at PB forever (and forever ago)…and used to decorate those cookies! I loved it…and PB is still my favorite place to go when Im in AZ.
Excited to get the disc 🙂 Thanks so much!! You don’t have to do any sneek preview, Im kinda scared of what James exposed on me 🙂

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Kirsten January 26, 2009 - 5:16 pm

Din nou, la multi ani! Sanatate si Domnul sa te binecuvanteze cu tot ce doresti, inclusiv multa fericire si zile senine!

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Shannon January 26, 2009 - 6:32 pm

Happy (late) Birthday, Shawni! Glad you had a grand time with your family & friends. 🙂

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andrea January 26, 2009 - 6:49 pm

Nope — you’re not old. You are still a kid to me……….And a beautiful one. And those kids — last time I saw you in Costco you had only two kids. I don’t think an old lady could handle that crew. They are something. Love seeing your pictures. You and cute husband do great work. What a team!

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ellen January 26, 2009 - 7:26 pm

happy birthday!

you look young if that counts for anything!

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Nichole January 26, 2009 - 7:31 pm

Glad you had a great day! Thanks for letting us celebrate with you! I was impressed with Dave I must say! He remembered all your favorite things. I always remember the “One year old and wiser too ” part of the primary bday song because although we get older I do think we get a little wiser with age with I am grateful for. Happy Birthday!

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Meredith January 26, 2009 - 10:57 pm

Happy Birthday to you!!! I think I will friend you on facebook…funny, huh?

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Tracey January 27, 2009 - 1:50 am

Hope your day was super special…. I came by & Dave looked like he had everything under control – what a nice hubby!

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jdanders January 27, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Shawni,
Where is the picture of all your beauties kissing your cheeks?
Happy Birthday. Love. Brandy

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Melanie January 27, 2009 - 4:42 pm

Happy Belated Birthday!! I’m glad you had a good day!

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Muriel and Jerry January 27, 2009 - 6:23 pm

Just wanted to tell you Happy Birthday and I gave you a blog award on my blog. I just adore your blog.

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Nichols Family January 27, 2009 - 10:25 pm

Happy Birthday! Long live Paradise Bakery. Hmmm…now I have an idea on what treat to bring to our Superbowl party…thanks!

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Eyrealm January 28, 2009 - 6:35 pm

What’s really not fair it that you could eat that whole Paradise Bakery cookie/cake and no gain a pound! Ah the luxuries of youth!
Love you birthday girl!
Mom

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Noelle January 29, 2009 - 12:44 am

Hi Shawni,

Im glad you left a comment on my blog. I check yours now and then too! Guess well be seeing you in Cozumel!! Wahoo. Looking forward to the getaway and hanging with you!

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Erika January 31, 2009 - 7:56 am

Sounds like a perfect birthday!! So glad you had such a good one.

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