Saturday, February 21, 2009

A Happy 85th

We celebrated mom's 85th birthday today. We got balloons and cupcakes and some little things I thought she would like.

She got cards, which I read to her, little presents and a sweet bear from my brother Joe. So sweet. She loves little things like that.

I'm not quite sure she understood what it was all about. But she was happy just the same. So therefore, we're happy.

She blew her candles out with a little coaxing. Another wish to come true.

It's hard to believe another year has passed. It was a nice, gentle celebration.

In other news, our honeybells finally arrived. They were supposed to be in last week. Geesh. I'm dying to have one but I'm not supposed to. Oh, they look so good.

And with all the rush of being away last week and posting my 1,000th post mixed with all kinds of other stuff, I never did announce who won the "first" comment. I said it would be the second commenting after the first correct guess of where I was. How confusing is that?? I had to go back and read what I wrote to make sure I got it right. So, without further tardiness, I'm announcing that Thrifty Miss Priss was the first to comment! Wooooot! So Miss Priss, you'll need to send me your mailing addy. I have some goodies collected for you. And speaking of tardiness, I have yet to send out the prize for the OWOH winnings. Oooof.

Rainy and getting colder here. Yuk.

17 comments:

Peggy said...

Give your mom a birthday hug from me. Have a wonderful weekend

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom!

Cheers,

Rosa

Vintage Kitten said...

Happy Birthday Rosas Mum X

Janet said...

Happy Birthday to your mom. She has such a sweet smile.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Happy Birthday to your Mom, Rosa. She seemed to enjoy her birthday!

Hugs,
Betsy
P.S. Love those honeybells also!!!

Linda said...

My Dad is going to be 86 this year. Hard to believe. Except for Parkinson's he seems to be going along strongly.

mandco said...

Happy Birthday to your mum! She looks young for her age!:-)

Btw. Love your new blog look!! :-)

LisaLisa said...

Hi,I'm a friend of the wonderful Muse and I have just posted a blog about her..please drop by and show her your support and love. Thanks and yes I will be back what a Wonderful blog :)))

What a blessing to be able to celebrate your mom's 85th birthday.

Lori Anderson Designs said...

I hope to get to that age and still feel in the prime of my life! Somehow, for some reason, I keep thinking, "I'm going to live until I'm 88" -- no idea why that number, but sounds good to me!

Happy Birthday to her!

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

your mom looks so sweet and happy! Happy Birthday to her!
And YAY! I won! I won! Yippee!
Thank you!!!!!

JessInFocus said...

Your mom looks good and what a nice smile. Looks like she had a good time.

Jeanie said...

How lovely! She DOES have the best smile! Happy Birthday Rosie's Mom!

Queenly Things said...

Yay to moms who had birthdays this weekend, definitely the cutest moms ever.

Lori said...

your mom looks so sweet and she looks like she is very happy and enjoying her celebration!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Lily Sue!!!!
XXOO ~ A

Beth said...

We both had Birthday Gals this week-end. Your Mom looks great and looks like she enjoyed the celebration!
xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

paris parfait said...

A very belated Happy Birthday wish for your mom! She looks wonderful - impossible to believe she's 85! xo

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