Monday, January 9, 2012

Birthday Week . . .

Christmas is over...
New Year's is over...
Life is back to normal....
that is for most people.

For a number of years once New Years was over I was planning birthday parties. 

My daughters were born 2 years and 3 days apart. 

I would plan a kids party complete with cake for my first born on her birthday...
evening would come and we would have a second cake and extended family would come over.

Three days later we would do it all over again..with the middler...

This only lasted for about 5 years as we moved away from family...
then we only had one cake and party with friends per daughter 
so birthday week got a little easier...

Once they got married those parties quit...
but I tried to do something separate with them on separate days...
First Born was 2....
Middler was 1 week...

this was my last year with only 1 Birthday Party
the second week in January....
and even though I don't have the busyness of those parties anymore,
I have the memories...
of 'Birthday Week'

14 comments:

  1. Oh wow does that bring back memories for me and planning parties...I've had a few like that :)
    Happy Birthday to them!

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  2. You look like a baby mom!!!! Thanks for all the cakes!! Luv ya!

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  3. What an adorable picture and such sweet memories.

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  4. adorable picture, with a very young looking mommy. i know all about birthday weeks, scott was born 9/5/82, less then one year later, mike was born on 9/2/83. it was both wonderful and difficult but we had some pretty amazing birthday weeks!!

    happy memories!!

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  5. Those are good memories to have!

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  6. Okay Okay for all you who think I look like a 'baby' mom...I was 22 almost 23 years old...fairly young...but not THAT young:)

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  7. laughing at your comment! :) happy birthday to your girlies!

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  8. Happy Birthday week to everyone ^_^

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  9. Happy Birthday all round. Love your picture - you look truly happy with both of your girls on your knee.

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  10. Happy Birthday to both your beautiful girls and so glad you have those memories to have pictured and stored in your mind. sandie

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  11. love that photo...happy Birthday week to your girls...and giving birth days to you....a great Mom...

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  12. Happy birthday to your two 'babies'! :-) I love your photo, we all looked that young when we had our babies, didn't we? Ahhh, yes, the memories, etched in our hearts forever. Enjoy your week!

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  13. ooooohhhhh flora, i meant no disrespect, you certainaly look old enough. it was a compliment!!

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  14. My birthday is in January as well :)

    www.1sthappyfamily.com

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