Monday, March 7, 2011

Happy Birthday Greetings!

Today is my dear girl's 23rd birthday!!!
(How did THAT happen???)
This year Kate is in NYC,
creating her future.
Since we can't be together for the day,
I'm sending her some memories from past birthdays!

Last year we celebrated the day during the
Easter weekend.
One of the facts of life is that when your kids
go away to college, you're often not with them
on their birthday.

Since a 21st birthday is a big one, my sister,
Nanniepannie and I had 21 seperate gifts,
(big and small) for Kate.
Each was wrapped and had a number
1 through 21 on it.
They were hidden throughout the house
and she had to find each one.
Since they had to be opened in their correct sequence,
it took most of the evening for the gift giving.

Kate's 20th birthday was celebrated during
Spring Break.
We rented a condo in the mountains and had
a week away with my mother, Nanniepannie,
Kate and me.
A real "girl's" vacation!

Kate, I can't promise you a cake like this, but I will make your favorite, White Chocolate with Strawberry Buttercream Frosting when you come home for Easter.

So, until then, have a wonderful day and remember how much you are loved!

(Google Images: 1 and 5)


Wanda Metcalf said...

HaPpY BiRtHdAy Kate I hope you are able to get back home to see Mom and Granniepannie soon they sure throw a great party for you.... that's because you are sure loved!

How right you are where does the time go? My baby turned 23 in November and my son is 25 they are both married and my son is giving us a grandbaby!! Now how can it be when I still feel 23?

From the Kitchen said...

Happy birthday to your dear Kate! Our older son went to grad school in NYC and LOVED it.


Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Happy, Happy Birthday to your Kate! Susan, this was a beautiful birthday post... all the happy memories of birthdays celebrated with such love!! You put on quite a birthday party!!

Laura in Paris said...

From Paris, Happy Birthday Kate!

Nanniepannie said...

We do throw a good party. Happy Birthday Kate we will celebrate on Easter again.

pretty pink tulips said...

Happy Birthday, to your darling daughter!!!! Oh, to be 23 again! I hope her day is just magical!!!!

xo Elizabeth


Thanks mom! I love you.

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