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Happy Birthday to Me!

The weekend before last, I was lucky enough to celebrate my birthday two days in a row! I spent time with people I love, ate wonderful food, and dressed up for absolutely no reason. Oh, and I got to say I lived another year. I guess that’s pretty special.

Honestly, I spent most of the weekend working on the new issue of Style Sample magazine. Putting this one together was a doozy–missing photos, extra layouts, unanswered requests for information, a procastinating editor-in-chief (ahem)–but I was dedicated to meeting the deadline. Gotta git ‘r done!

The hours when I wasn’t chained to my laptop, I was treated to two lovely dinners. Saturday evening, FriendBoy took me to Honey, a well-reviewed little spot in Northside.

The food was excellent, but the ambiance could use some work. It was packed (see: excellent food), a bit noisy, and the decor was utterly nondescript. I wonder if they’d let me come in and decorate…

Sunday evening, my two favorite crazy people, also known as Mom ad Dad (hi mom!) took me to  Mt. Adams Fish House. They proceeded to act like children (I’ve always been the mature one) and showered me with gifts and love and unsolicited advice. Awww…

Perhaps due to my rapidly advancing age, I was really in chill mode for this birthday. No need for over-the-top celebrations or big parties, just…chill.

Am I the only one who’s not extra excited about this stuff any more? How did you celebrate your last birthday?

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6 Comments
  • Fajr| Stylish Thought

    October 12, 2009 at 9:54 am Reply

    First Happy Belated Birthday gal! You look spectacular on both celebrations. And the magazine is great, so all your hard work is paying off!
    I’m with you on not being excited about birthdays anymore. This past one I had a chill dinner in and was perfectly content with that!

  • Tina Lane

    October 12, 2009 at 2:47 pm Reply

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Love the dress, darling.

  • Alicia

    October 12, 2009 at 3:01 pm Reply

    I don’t even remember what I did…LOL

    Happy Birthday!!!

  • God's Favorite Shoes

    October 12, 2009 at 8:39 pm Reply

    Happy birthday and That blue drapey dress is fab!

  • sosweetimwicked

    October 14, 2009 at 4:23 am Reply

    happy belated birthday! you looked absolutely gorgeous! i love that blue dress, I must have that belt!

  • Beautybdy

    December 3, 2009 at 10:23 pm Reply

    Girl, I KNEW you were a Libra! We got style! And even though I’m an older diva, I can relate to your swagger! Go on whatchabadself! Dedicated to your site, dahlinng.

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