yesterday was my 27th birthday. When I think about it, it wan't too much different from any other day. A little extra love & attention from the family is really all I need and they stepped up to the plate. Conner made me toast for breakfast and offered me many "happy birthday hugs". After breakfast was cleaned up Payton paraded out my birthday present . . . a box wrapped completely in 5 dollar bills! On Saturday while I was away Scott and the boys had a little project. They wrapped the money in plastic wrap and then taped them to the box. He said the boys really enjoyed it. And I'm so shocked that they never leaked any info about the surprise. Usually they'll at least tell me that they made something or bought me something for my birthday and it's a surprise, but this time they were pretty sneaky. I also made my favorite cake, which was delicious. And that was about it for Sunday.
Saturday, on the other hand, was quite a busy day. You can read Sheila's blog since I was with her most of the day. Scott was on kid duty -- which I am so appreciative to him for letting me go play all day. Thank you! Conner had soccer pictures at 8:10am and a game at 9am (he kicked 2 goals, woohoo!)
On Friday night (it's starting to sound like I had a pretty big birthday weekend, now that I think about it!) Scott and I went out for dinner and shopping. It's so hard to do shopping with kids, especially when it involves running into 7 different stores just to pick up one thing. So I've been saving up my list of errands so we could check them off together while we were kid-less. There was Costco, Macy's to pick up Scott's new suit, Famous Footwear (new shoes for me), Old Navy (socks and shoes for Anna -- she's walking all over the place), Target, and Barnes & Nobles. Both Scott and I picked up a few books for our Hawaii trip, which is so close I can hardly believe it! He got Star Wars books, of course. And I picked up The Nanny Diaries (thanks Lisa for the recommendation, I'm excited to read it!). Typically, I am not a reader at all. But I'm really excited to use some of my quiet time on the plane and sitting on the beach to immerse myself in a good read. Who knows, I may come back from my trip totally addicted to it.