My Birthday Week

Roz: Frasier, why didn’t you tell me it was your birthday? I’d have thrown you a birthday party at the station.
Frasier: (through his teeth) Question asked, question answered. –Frasier

Today marks my last year of my 20s. I can’t believe I’m only a year away from 30! I’m actually looking forward to my thirties. It just seems like the last 10 years have flown by.

This week has been one of those awesome weeks where the birthday celebrations are drawn out all week.  Tuesday for my official present from Match, he took me to a local tattoo shop and I got my tattoo!! I was really nervous that it would hurt, but it actually wasn’t that bad at all! It was light scratching, and more irritating than painful.

I am so happy with my new tattoo. Match said he’s jealous cause mine has more detail. I love that we have matching tattoos, but they’re not our names or anything like that.

For those that don’t recognize the tattoo, it’s from the poem by Shel Silverstein, Hug O’ War. I love the poem and I think it’s a great philosophy for life.

I will not play at tug o’ war.
I’d rather play at hug o’ war.
Where everyone hugs instead of tugs.
Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug.
Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins.
and everyone cuddles and everyone wins.

Wednesday night we had Walking Couple and Hippy Couple over for dessert and drinks and hung out in the fire circle. I can’t wait to build adirondeck chairs with cushy chair pads for around the fire.

Hippy Chick made me the most amazing drawing based on one of my favorite pictures of me and Match. Isn’t it beautiful?

We had a great night visiting by the fire. I’m looking forward to many nights spent by the fire this Fall and Winter.


Tonight I’m going out with Walking Buddy and Hippy Chick for happy hour. I just want a fun mellow evening with the girls. Today I treated myself to a mini shopping spree where I bought these adorable boots, new top, and jacket. Can you tell I’m wishful thinking for cool weather? Come on Fall-I can’t wait to wear these adorable clothes!!

I’m so looking forward to all the positive things that I hope my 29th year will bring!



    ahhhhh!!! happppppppppppppppy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!! i hope you have an amazing, super, wonderful birthday!
    love your new ink. i also love that it has a story and means something to you. that’s the way it should be.
    the boots are to die for!! you look so super cute and happy 🙂

    Sarah Kate

    Happy birthday, sweetheart!!! I’m only a month behind you! I like your attitude about approaching your 30’s! I feel the same way!!

    Congrats on the tattoo! You guys are adorable and I love what it symbolizes. Great drawing that your friend did, too!


    Well, aren’t those just the cutest matching tats ever!


    I really love that tattoo! Happy birthday! And that outfit in the last pic is adorable! I want it to be fall, too.


    Eeeeeep! I remember seeing this tattoo (must have been Match’s) some time ago and I absolutely love it. And I love that you both have the same one in the same location. You guys are too cute 🙂

    LOVE your new outfit (those are some sexy boots, momma!). I can’t wait for the fall weather either. This in-between is killing me. XOXO

    Also hope you had the BESTEST BIRTHDAY EVER!!!

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