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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!


  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

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

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

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

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

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

    Happy Birthday to you!

  7. Happy Birthday! Sounds like a good day.

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

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

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

  11. A lovely way to spend a day.

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

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

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

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


  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.


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

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

  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

  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!

  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.

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

  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 ^_^

  24. Happy birthday!! The perfect day :)

  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!

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