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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

break out the balloons & birthday candles.

happy happy birthday!
it's my special day.
happy happy birthday,
that's all i have to say.

except, it's not actually my birthday. not for a couple weeks at least. but this year's a big one. i'm turning the big 3-Oh! it's amazing. as a kid, 30 seemed soooo old. i thought for sure, i'd have a pack of kids, live in the house i would retire in, & pretty much have it "all together". but life is sure different than i ever imagined it would be, but i love it. although, turning 30 means i'm looking forward to gray hairs, mid-life crisis', & the terrifying thought that i am no longer in my twenties. yikes! anyway... my parents always taught me that it was better to give than receive. with that in mind, i'm throwing a month-long birthday celebration, here on the blog. each week i will be hosting a giveaway featuring some of my favorite things. so stay tuned... details coming soon. i can't wait to get this party started!

image via flickr.

32 comments:

Casey said...

what a nice idea :) my birthday's in a few weeks too, the 29th to be exact

mama jo said...

i'm so glad you're turning 30..it's been a wonderful 30 years since i first saw you...but, i have to say...talk to me in a few years about being EXCITED about gray hairs and all the rest of that fun stuff...it sucks...

momof3crazykids said...

Happy early Birthday. This sounds like fun!

Tanja said...

Okay-I have shouted via blogging to my bloggy friends!

Have a great day-

Lindsey said...

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! I LOVE celebrating! I think my birthday posts went on for about a week! Enjoy.. have fun.. and 30 ain't so bad.

Nicole said...

Yay!! Sounds like fun! And since my birthday is the day before yours, I'm hoping maybe I'll win! :)

Jenni said...

Happy Birthday, Kelly! I just turned the big 30 the beginning of May! I love your blog, so creative. And your boys have gotten so big!
My mom loves her necklace. I need to send one to Peggy, now if I could just figure out their address in Florida, nobody seems to know it - you know the Hannemanns! :)
This is Sterling's wife, by the way!

Shepherd Family ACAL said...

Happy Early Birthday! I have been 30 since October I am still in my head about 26 so hey whatever! But I agree about being a kid thinking 30 was SOOOO old! It so isn't unless you are 13!
Have a happy Bday month!

kacey@doodlebugspaper.com said...

Whooo HOooo For a birthday month!! I hope you celebrate big and enjoy every minute. Eat lots of cake for me!!!
And if you want me to sponser a giveaway on behalf of your birthday month .. just give me a shout!
:o) Kacey

Ashlee said...

It's my bday month too! YAY! I'm the 22nd. THough I don't hit the big 3-0 until next year. :0)

gab said...

Welcome the thirties! Really my best decade yet!

Lissete said...

I wish I were 30 again! Happy early birthday! "Thirty, flirty and thriving."

Leslie said...

Hmmmm...30! Been there, done that like 20 yrs ago and it isn't so bad. Happy birthday!

Wendi said...

Happy Pre- Birthday!
After reading all your comments, I have concluded that I am your OLDEST reader!(38)
Yikes!
I really need one of those sassy, sexy, flirty and fun aprons now!!!
(That and some botox!)

Tina said...

I just turned the big 35 and its still not so bad. I had a hard time but the older I get the younger my grandparents are!!!
Happy Birthday!

Sandra Ree said...

How generous of you Kelly! :)

Nope Wendy I am...February I'll be turning a 1/2 century old.

J&S said...

What a great idea. You are darling.

Darilyn said...

That's a great idea. happy Birthday to you.

Letti said...

Yay for June Birthday's mine is on the 7th. I hope you have a wonderful Birthday Month!

Jessi said...

The best is yet to come. I hope you have a wonderful birthday!

Traci said...

You are so full of fun creative ideas!!!
30 isn't sooo bad, but I tell you the years after seem to creep up fast!
Here's to your 30th soon!

Kimberly said...

I can totally relate! I just turned 30 in October. I thought it would be traumatic, but it ended up being great! Happy (in a couple weeks) birthday!

TUTU Monkey said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kelly.....30's are the best......ENJOY!!

VerrySherry said...

that's timed perfectly! Today is my birthday!! sounds like fun.

Amanda Conley said...

Happy Birthday! I turned 30 in January. It's been kinda weird for me...I never thought I'd make it here! (and w/ three kids to boot.)

Jill@Who Could Ask for Anything More said...

Sounds like fun! I just turned the big 4-0 last November. 3-0 seems really YOUNG to me!

Marilee said...

Oooh, very nice idea. Hopefully I will win something because my birthday is Saturday. I am not turning 30 though. I was born in 1960 and that is all I am gonna say.

Ginger said...

Happy Birthday!!!!!

Aranne and Dan said...

that is such a great idea... something I might have to steal from you.. but I would have to come up with what I would give away!!hmmm... but I have months to think about it.. Happy Birthday month to you!

Kathryn said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Brooke said...

Happy Birthday!

Dan & Dorey said...

Happy (Early) birthday! I love that you are celebrating by giving away gifts. =) BTW: I remember thinking, when I was a kid, that I would have everything "all figured out" by the age of 25, lol. =)