Thursday, July 29, 2010

Happy Birthday TO ME!!

Today is my very own Happy Birthday!

I am 43 years old today.

I am not lying, fibbing or embellishing the truth in any way.
I have earned every one of those years and I am grateful for them.

Oh, this photo is from last year, when I was 42!

So, how will I celebrate?

Well, we are going to meet my parents in Truckee at the Panda Express 
for lunch again, just like last year.

And, just like last year, my mom will lend me her 
Janome, because mine broke AGAIN!!
We will have a yummy lunch together and then
we will scoot back home to get Ahnalin to her swimming lesson.

(Notice her new swimsuit? Yeah, I made it. But my machine broke while I was
in the middle of sewing it. So I had to finish it on Ahnalin's Hello Kitty machine. It was so funny!)
And then India will watch her little sister
so that Don, the Hot Rockin' Hubby, can take me out on a


Oh, wait, did you notice that India dyed her hair really really red? 

OH, back to the DATE!

Yeah, he is taking me to hear TOBY KEITH!!!


I am just a whole lot excited!!!!



And then, the fun will continue because

starts a new season tonight!!

AND that will be followed by a really neato new show!

I am so excited by this show!!!
Austin Scarlett and Santino Rice
are designers from previous seasons of Project Runway and
they will be traveling across America.
They will stop at small towns along 
the way and design for local people, 
highlighting shops at each of their stops. 
And my little town is one of their stops!!!
I do not know when my town will be featured, 
but as soon as I know,  I will let you all know!

I just got this amazing package in the mail from

I won her giveaway!!

I am over-the-moon excited about these amazing fabrics from Heather Ross's
Far Far Away line!! This is gorgeous double gauze and I have never
felt anything like it. I can't wait to sew on it!
Thank you Yvonne! It came today! 

Ok, it is 2:00AM on my birthday. 
I had better get my beauty sleep so I don't look
one second older than my 43 years.

Love to you all!


Bunny said...

Happy Birthday, Sivje! You look F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S-!!! Love India's red hair. She can really pull it off with her coloring.

Jan said...

May today be just the first of a year filled with wonderful days! Happy Birthday!

Tabitha O. said...


Honey Lamb and I said...

Sounds like a fun birthday!!!! Happy happy birthday:) ~Shelley O>

Anna said...

Happy Birthday! Sounds like a fun one.

Anonymous said...

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY DARLING DAUGHTER THAT WE LOVE SO VERY MUCH. Love all the info and pics on your blog. See you for lunch, kisses and hugs. Later from your mommie

Mona @ la la by mona said...

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! You beautiful lady! I'm so glad you take the time to celebrate YOUR day! Big hugs!

Lola....L..O..L..A....lo--oh--luh! said...

Happy Birthday! I am jealous of your date tonight! I love Toby and Trace. They both make my heart go pitter pat!
Have a fantastic day surrounded by all of those people that love you!

Ellie Inspired said...

Happy Birthday Sivje!! I hope you have the best day celebrating with your family. And isn't your husband just so sweet for planning a special night?! Have fun!

Mrs. Bianca said...

Happy, Happy Birthday Sivje! Thanks for clarifying HRH. :) Also, I LOOOOOVE India's hair. It looks so great. From what I can tell, I like Ahnalin's new suit too. Y'all have fun for your special day!

Sonia said...

Happy Birthday to you!! You look great and India's hair is gorgeous. I love the color on her!

Renee said...

Woo-Hoo! Sounds like a terrific birthday. I hope you have a ball! Enjoy every second girl!

Karen said...

Happy Birthday! May this year be filled with blessings!

Naomi said...

You seriously are NOT 43?!!!!!

Have a wonderful Birthday!!! What an amazing day you are having!!

Blessings and love for another glorious year ahead,



Happy Birthday Sijve. It sounds like you have a fabulous time planned. I love Trace Atkins, and Toby Keith's not bad either. I'm sure that will be a great time. Have fun.

Karin said...

I'm sending birthday wishes and wish you all love you a wonderful day in your family circle.

greetings karin

organicmommy said...

Happy Birthday and I am so jealous you won the Heather Ross fabric giveaway. I have so many ideas for those fabrics!

Marika said...

happy birthday! ooh, and please let us know when austin and santino are coming- and are they really, really coming to our little gv?

anyhoo, enjoy your evening!

Natalie said...

I hope you had a super duper birthday!! It sounds like it was wonderful!

Ruth said...

Happy belated birthday! Wow, your day was full of wonderful happiness. How was the hot date? :) Oh, and I like India's red hair too. Cute!