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It was twenty years ago today...

...that I turned twenty one....
So today I celebrated twenty years of being a grown up,
by trying not to be one.

Here's what we did:
::Played outside in our pyjamas in the early morning
::Which meant we didn't get dressed until 10.30
::Which meant we skipped school
: So went out for ice cream instead
::Then went to the beach in the freezing cold rain
::And got our feet wet
::Collecting shells, chasing seagulls and racing waves
::Bought magnifying glasses at the $2 shop
:: Then went to the pet store to play with the puppies
::Came home and made chocolate cake
::And toasted cheese sandwiches
::Then had bread and cheese for dinner
::With French champagne (okay so that's pretty grown up)
::Read pop up books in bed with the children
::Did not do any housework.

Time for another glass I think. And toast to the next twenty years. Cheers!

28 comments:

  1. I'll be celebrating the exact same birthday as you next month...I love your day and I think I will have to steal some of your ideas for my own celebration.

    I'm guessing that you enjoyed your birthday.

    cheers Kate

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  2. What a magic day. Happy birthday to you... I love getting older, my skin gets more and more comfortable!

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  3. happy birthday!!! what a great way to celebrate! :)

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  4. Best wishes for your birthday x
    sounds like a perfectly wonderful day filled with simple pleasures.
    cheers!

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  5. Oh happy birthday sweet lady. I hope you had the perfect staying fun and young day...sounds pretty good...xxx

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  6. Sounds like a day guaranteed to raise a smile. Sit back and let the evening go...

    Happy Birthday to you!

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  7. Happy Birthday! Sounds like a good day.

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  8. Sounds like a perfectly lovely 20 year old way to spend the day!

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  9. Oh my gosh, GREAT photos! And you know how to celebrate. :)

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  10. Happy Birthday Michelle. As you say 'all the nicest people have their birthdays on Tuesday!'

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  11. A lovely way to spend a day.

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  12. oh hurray! happy birthday! i do love birthdays.

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  13. tuesday's child is full of grace -hoping you had a great day

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  14. Happy birthday Michelle - what a perfect way to spend the day. xxx

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  15. Happy Birthday Michelle. Sounds like a perfect day.

    xxx

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  16. Sounds like such a fab day! I don't think it could have been any more perfect, and I love your cohorts and they're magnifying glass. So cute. Sounds like your birthday was memorable to the max, the way it ought to be.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! xxx

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  17. happy birthday young lady!
    that day sounds absolutely magical,
    am sure it is all wonderful from here forward,
    x ashley

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  18. Happy birthday!! What a fabulous day you've had :) K

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  19. Happy birthday! It sounds like a great day with the perfect party guests.
    I posted your giveaway earlier in the week too - so hopefully you should be getting ti soon. Hope Hugo likes them

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  20. what a fabulous day, happy birthday!

    p.s. someone brought out some cupcakes fromanew place in town...very disappointing...bring on the next MM!

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  21. Happy birthday Michelle. It sounds like a wonderful day to me, ice cream on the beach must have been freezing!! But terribly good for birthday treats.

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  22. Oh, happy birthday! (So I'm a little behind schedule). What a lovely day you had. Hope you have many more!

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  23. The happiest of birthdays to you Michelle! It's a little late but the wishes from across the Strait are very warm all the same. Sounds like you had a truly wonderous day & everyone else benefited big time from it as well.
    Millie ^_^

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  24. Happy birthday!! The perfect day :)

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  25. that sounds like a fantastic way to spend a birthday. those birthdays ahead are a little daunting but you have given me inspiration! - thank you!

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  26. happy 21st birthday {again} may the next 21 be just as fun

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