It's been a funny old day.
I got up this morning and had a sudden realisation that this would be the last time I woke up as a 40 something. How bizarre - and also how sad!!!!! Now I don't mean it's sad that I won't be 40 something anymore, although it will. I mean how sad that I thought that!!!!
Anyway, I have decided the embrace the whole 50 thing . Well, when I say embrace, what I really mean is that I am going to just get me big girl knickers on and deal with it. Failing that, I am going to do what Liz at PP says I should do when asked how old I am and just lie lol xxxx
So today we went out for lunch, just the 5 of us, and very nice it was too.
I don't know how many of you have birthdays at this time of year but I can tell you it's rotten. Richard always used to take me out to dinner but we invariably got caught up in some office party or the likes. A few years ago, we went to a really nice but fairly rural pub only to find ourselves in the middle of a bunch of the strangest peeps I ever met!!! They probably thought the same about is lol xxx They were all in competition to see who could be the loudest and impress Mr Boss Man, who very clearly loved being Mr Boss Man – ohhh you could soooo tell that he was loving the fawning and forelock tugging of his staff (he probably referred to them as his ‘subordinates’). The top hat of this was that in the middle of dinner, they did their bran tub thing and started dishing out prezzies, accompanied by extra extra loud cheering and guffawing lol xxxx
The following year, we went to a VERY posh hotel near here and ended up being the only 2 in the restaurant. It was probably a combination of the extortionate prices and the fact that there was a corporate murder mystery thing going on in another room and this was where the action was at. I spent all evening trying to cover up my cleavage from the obviously bored waiter who had nowt better to do than peer down my top trying to look at my bazoomas!!!! Ohh naughty pervy rudey waiter. You could not make it up. We gave up after that one!!!
Now we aren’t a pair of miserable old bah humbug sort of sods (yet lol xx) who begrudge anyone else a larff. Indeed those of you who know me, can vouch for the fact that I can be the life and soul when I want to be. But when it’s ya birthday and ya lovely fella takes you out for some tasty grub and fine wine, I’d rather not have the hokey cokey, YMCA and the ruddy Macarena at 80 decibels in the background.
Now 3 rather fab things.
I went into Creative Pastimes on Saturday (Happy Birthday Billy xx) and came face to face with a vision of wonderfullness that made me want to whoop out loud with joy. For Jan has only gone and got a Pro Marker stand and now sells them in every fab colour you can think of - as singles!!
I can hear Michael Winner telling me to 'calm down dear, it's only a pen'!!! Ha, what does he know cos OMG they are just drool worthy.
And the second fab thing?
Look what my lovely kind and wonderful friend Jacqui gave me.
The rules are to give it to five others, who shall give it to five others.. You shall link the one you got it from, and also the ones you give it to:) And let them know. And there is more... You have to write down five things you are addicted to.
Well that would be -
Well that would be -
My family, espesh our Kyla
MyPro Markers and MSBP - is that 2??
The whole card making thingie
Thank you soo much Jacquie - I can say hand on heart that you are one of the most sweetest, nicest and kindest people in Blogland - not to mention one of the most talented as well and I just love and am in awe of your work xxxxxx
As it's Chrimbly soon, I'm going to pass this on to everyone who visits and reads my inane drivvle and takes the time and trouble to leave me such lovely comments. If you havent got this, consider it yours with my love and best wishes xxxx
I did say that there were 3 fab things, so the third?
Well guess who has only gone and won Simply Cards & Papercraft Cardmaker of The Year?
only Mrs Kath.
I know most people know but if you haven't yet seen it, check it out here.
Well done Kath. You know I love everything you do and I am so chuffed for you - you do so flippin deserve it xxxx
This is my last post before I am THAT age, but I will be back manana for sure with the one and only card I made this week following my lergiest of lergies.
Normal service is to be resumed soon.
Huggles and love xxxxx