Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Of Birthday's and Shopping and friends oh my.....

Monday was in fact my birthday, but not my 56th contrary to my sister's declaration. I celebrated with part of my family at my birthmom's on Sunday with fabulous food and "naptime" with my brother. He napped and I pretended in support of his cause. The kids did some rug hooking while we hung out talking about push mowers versus gas mowers, building up of the backyard and rock garden construction. My party, my conversation.....

Karen was supposed to come and hang out on Monday, intending to shop at the Hydrostone and enjoy some fabulous lunch together. Thanks to the snow she hunkered down at home in the valley and I went off to Mom's group. I talked to Mom and my sister and a few others as well and then Sally came over in the afternoon, Hud grabbed chinese food for supper and we just spent the evening together. It was great except for the fist fight between my older two at the dinner table that landed them each in their own rooms....

I was given money and gift certificates for the occcasion so today I went on a wee shopping spree. So exciting... I never really shop for myself. I actually found pants that fit me everywhere, some tops, necklaces with Sam's help, and socks. He was hilarious as he said"that one isn't really your style mom" I'm not sure I even knew what was, and "What were they thinking?" when he saw a pretty hitonius one.

Last night a bunch of girls came over to make valentines day cards and consume chocolate. Hilatrity ensued and we laughed fit to wet ourselves. I have pictures but they came out blurry, not sure why...People left in time to get home for Criminal Minds hoping to see Sunday night's unfinished story wound up. Due to technical difficulties it won't be shown until next Sunday. No-one wanted to watch it at my house and then have to drive home alone. I was paralyzed when I watched the first half, and altough some people would have turned it off, I had to see it resolved...

And last but not least, I am heading to Vancouver with Daniel in April, thanks to my father's generosity. We had wanted to go as he will be turning 60, but we need to replace two doors and at least four windows so the trip was going to have to be put off. He called on Monday and we booked the tickets. Look out Andrea, here we come!!!!!!! Hoping to get a fly by the seat of your pants visit in with Lori at the airport when we switch planes too!!!!

Off to cook Rosa's supper and head out to have a visit with her. They removed her drain yesturday which apparently was very painful. Her birthday is on Saturday so Kylie and I intend to take her a breast cake and some fabulous flannel pj's to cozy her up some.

7 comments:

Better Safe Than Sorry said...

what's a breast cake?
happy birthday, shopping always, always works for me. it's funny, my daughters are great to shop with, my son on the other hand, unless we're looking at video games, gets bored in about five seconds.

Alison said...

A breast cake is simply a cake made to look like a breast!

Anonymous said...

Just an FYI...Criminal Minds is scheduled to air the second half of Revelations tonight on CBS - in case you have CBS!

Matt, Christine, Elijah, Joseph & TBA said...

Happy Birthday Alison!

Jodi said...

Sounds like a pretty good birthday.

Can Sam come with me when I go shopping? I never know what my "style" is and could use some help. ;)

I hope Rosa is feeling better today. She is in my prayers.

Leslie said...

Sounds like a great birthday to me!

My friend's aunt makes breast cakes by cutting a round cake in half and making a pair of breasts!

Hope you enjoy your visit to the west!

Andie said...

OH a booby cake how fun! What a wonderful idea!

I saw the part one and two... I was hiding under the covers the entire time. It was freaky!

Happy Birthday beautiful! Thank you for being such a wonderful friend to all of us!

April... I can not wait! I will waiting with bells on!