Be Happy Anyway

Be Happy Anyway
From Brave Girls Club

Sunday, November 8, 2009

The Long Birthday Weekend is Over

I am of the mindset that when it is your birthday, you celebrate it for as long as you can. My children benefit from this because their birthdays land on Spring Break every year so we have fun on all the days surrounding their birthdays.

This year year I was going to do the same for myself by going out with my husband and kiddos on Friday and having a Girls Day/Night Out on Saturday.

Well, as they say, "The best laid plans of mice and men." Thursday's events put a damper on things, leaving me to postpone James' dental appointment to Friday. What transpired from there turned into an all day ordeal that ended in root canal for the little tyke. Needless to say, there was no going out for dinner for us.

Saturday, however, went off without a hitch. I took my mom for a day at the spa which she ended up treating me to. We went home relaxed and refreshed, and I prepared for my girls night out.

Usually, events that I plan have an uncanny way of falling flat, but this one went quite well. Everyone met up at my new favorite place for Paninis, coffees and s'mores. Although, the marshmallows wouldn't melt the way they should, we still had fun making ourselves sick on sweets. We then followed that up with a little trip next door to my favorite Irish Pub for a drink. A good time was had by all.
Mmmmmocha LattesMmmm Not Mocha Lattes

Kelly & I used to teach together.

Jen & I teach together

I hope we can all do it again some time.


MJ said...

Happy belated birthday! At least you ended the week with style, even tho it didn't go quite as planned otherwise. Hope James' mouth is feeling better!

Rieni said...

I'm a bit late but I want to wish a happy birthday from the Netherlands.

And thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog, we do need al the prayers we can get, so thank you very much

miruspeg said...

Lovely pics Annemarie.
Wish I could have been there to join in the fun.
I think all birthdays should be celebrated for at least a week.
Liked your necklace.
Peg xxx

Anonymous said...

Ooooohhh, I missed your birthday! HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!!!!! Just go on celebrating it.... you look way happy in the photo's. So nice!

Rieni said...

LOL, soepel means in this line something like easy going.

So it says, It was not very easy to make those cards...........

My head and mind are still beasy with my father so I was very pleased that i did make some cards

Roban said...

Oh, Happy Birthday! Why not let it continue for another week (or two)?

Glad your Saturday went so well. The spa day sounds like a perfect birthday event. And, of course, the girls night out...!

May the celebrations continue....

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday. Sorry for the late reaction. Thanks for all your sweet comment at my blog


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