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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

A Fun Day Ahead

Happy St. Patrick's Day to all you Irish folks and Irish-wanna-be's!

In addition to the holiday, today is also my two beautiful daughters' birthday. We'll have a bigger family celebration over the weekend, when their brother and sister-in-law are able to come over. Today, I have a few surprises in store for them. They didn't want to be part of the planning this year but instead wanted to be surprised. I used part of our grocery budget for a secret breakfast item and favorite dinner item. They know there's something, just not what the something is/are. (These are items that I rarely ever buy.) And I will use a gift card for an additional surprise today followed by a movie streamed through Roku tonight. It should be a fun day and evening for the two of them.

I hope you have a great day today and enjoy lots of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, soda bread, or whatever ticks the boxes for you!

13 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your two girls! My son is also turning 22 today and we are having a family party as well. Our kids seem to enjoy the simple celebrations we have had over the years, and this year my son wants a make your own sandwich theme so I have even less to do lol.

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    1. Hi Trina,
      Happy belated birthday to your son! What a great idea your son had for how he wanted to celebrate. I hope you all had a wonderful day.

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  2. It does sound like a fun day. Happy Birthday to your daughters, Lili, and Happy Birthday to your son, Trina.

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  3. Lili, your daughters sound like my kids. They love little surprises. It is as much fun for the surprise-giver as the surprise-receiver, isn't it? :) A wonderful birthday to both girls. I've been reading your blog long enough to remember them being in high school--maybe middle school?

    Happy birthday to Trina's son, too.

    My hubby (in a Love Languages move--usually weekdays are my times to cook) has corned beef and cabbage in the crockpot right now.

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    1. Hi Kris,
      What a wonderful gesture of service by you hubby!
      I think my daughters really enjoyed their birthday. I tried to sprinkle little surprises throughout the day. And yes, it was as much for me as I think them!
      Julia and Grace were in high school when I began this blog. They are now post-college. It's been almost 9 years of blogging and yours and my friendship, here.
      Have a great day!

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  4. Happy Birthday to your daughters! You seem to put so much thought and love into celebrations and gifts, and I am sure that they feel your love deeply.

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    1. Thank you, Cat! I think they do. I hope that I'm also leaving lots of memories.
      Enjoy your day, Cat!

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  5. What a fun day - Happy Birthday to your two lucky daughters!

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  6. Happy Birthday Lili's daughters! I hope your day is enjoyable!

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    1. Hi Alice,
      Thank you. We did have an enjoyable day.
      Wishing you a great day, Alice!

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