Monday, April 5, 2010

Happy Birthday to ME!!

Yup, it's really my birthday. Today I turn 33.  33, seriously?  Please someone tell me that isn't true.  Please?  Well, since no one will help, I'll refer to my friend Jason who swears we are turning 26 again.  26 was a good year for me!  I was in the midst of wedding planning and all the craziness that comes with that.  Sooo, I thought that for my 33rd birthday I'd share 33 things I love.  I can tell by the look on your face that you are thrilled....

  1. A, Ren and CS.  Love them more than life.

  2. Taking pictures

  3. watching my kiddos learn and grow

  4. Baseball, specifically the Cincinnati Reds! 

  5. A grilled hamburger with a crunchy pickle spear, some homemade fried green tomatoes and a chocolate milkshake. 

  6. Red Gerbera Daisies!

  7. The color Red, to quote a famous line "Red is my signature color".  Guess the movie??

  8. Grammy

  9. oh pickles...I almost forgot to include Chuck.  I love him very very much!

  10. The smell of fresh-cut grass on a sunny day

  11. Rain on the roof

  12. a clean kitchen

  13. BBQ-ing in the backyard

  14. my little circle of wonderful friends!

  15. my brothers and sister

  16. parents

  17. my kitties (I've had Payson for 11 years and Anna Banana for 10)

  18. collecting cookbooks from the '40's and 50's

  19. Clothes that have been hung on a clothesline.  The smell of sunshine!!!

  20. Scrapbooking

  21. ironing (yes, I did write that and I do actually love to do it!)

  22. sewing

  23. reading!  I've loved this since I was about 4 or 5!

  24. the sound of my kids laughter when I'm stressed or upset.  The always make me feel better!

  25. My favorite pair of completely broke in, most comfy jeans and an old Miami University tee.

  26. airplanes flying!

  27. Any of my 3 kids giving hugs and kisses.

  28. watching the leaves change colors and fall.

  29. this is going to sound silly maybe, but the sound of nothing but the kids sleeping

  30. having Hershey chocolate brown eyes

  31. being opinionated and outspoken

  32. blogging (well, most of the

  33. life in general.  From the smallest bug to the largest animal.  We have a wonderful world and I'm very thankful to have the opportunity to live in it!!

There's the list.  I hope you enjoy reading it!


  1. A big Happy Birthday to you.

  2. A big Happy Birthday to you.