Tuesday, September 15, 2009

National LMB Birthday Week...

Tuesday, September 15, 2009.....


For many, this marked the week football started. For others, school is back in full swing, but for me, I've earmarked this the start of 'National LMB Birthday Week'.

Before you start checking your calendar to see if you'll be enjoying any days off, I'll just give you the heads up and tell you won't.

Basically, this week is only fantastic to me! For the next seven days, I will celebrate me. For the next seven days, I will do something that would only put a smile on my face -- something I know I like.

It doesn't have to big, it just has to make me smile. It could be hanging out the park for an afternoon with a good book to picking up a yummy ice tea from Starbucks.

I know many people don't like their birthdays, but I do. Not only do I love mine, I love others. I know come next Wednesday, birthday week will be over for me and I will be celebrating hubby's birthday. A man who didn't care about birthdays while dating, but now, reminds daily how many days until his and always asking the never ending question: Are we going to get a black forest cake for my birthday?*

Happy Birthday Week to Me!**

* Seriously, Black Forest Cake? Not only are they impossible to find (last year one bakery made one with a buttercream frosting and no cherries on top - really?), but I haven't found a recipe for one. Also, have you ever have one baked by a German baker? Yikes. You can get drunk off the cherries with the special liqueur they use.

** I hope YogaGirl has a great gift for me. We're having dinner on Saturday (very excited because I haven't seen her since Father's Day).....

39 comments:

lacochran said...

Happy birthday week! I got you this lovely comment. I hope it's the right size.

f8hasit said...

Happy Birthday!

My brother started a 'NBM'.
National Birth Month.
Just so EVERYONE could participate in the festivities. HIS birthday is today.

As a good little sister, I've been sending him e-mails and cards and singing voice messages all month thus far. He has told me that he is relieved. Why? Becuase he thought he was the only one in the family without musical abilities!
:-)

Enjoy your Starbucks!

Little Ms Blogger said...

lacochran - I love the comment. Goes with everything and I don't look fat in it.

f8hasit - Thanks for the birthday wish, but it's next Tuesday. I just get lost in the shuffle because hubby is the day after mine. We're both youngest and it gets rather messy (hard comment to appreciate unless a youngest or have a younger sibling with youngest traits).

I LOVE what you're doing for your brother and a NBM sounds AWESOME...

Eyes Wide Open said...

Happy happy birthday week!!! Can't wait to hear what you got in terms of loot!!!

Sunshinemeg said...

I am a birthday lover too! Bithday lovers unite! I understand enjoying your week and eating lots of cake! Hope you get to do everything you want to and that lot's of relaxing and fun are on the agenda!

Badass Geek said...

I think Birthday Week is an excellent idea. My birthday is on Sunday, so I should start preparing for it.

GingerMandy said...

happy birfday week! :)

KC said...

Have a great birthday week!

Optimistic Pessimist said...

I totally agree about having a b-day week. Is there really an other way to celebrate?

erin said...

Ick! My birthday week isn't till the middle of April. I'm totally jealous.

LiLu said...

HAAAAAAAAPPPPPPPYYYYYYYYYY

BIIIIIRTHDAAAAAAAAAAYYYYY!

Also, I gotted you this. :-)

Ventilator said...

Happy Birthday! So glad to know someone else loves their birthday (even thought outwardly I act like it's no big deal)

Enjoy your book, Starbucks and everything to do with YOU!

Little Ms Blogger said...

Eyes Wide Open - I can’t either!

Sunshine Meg – I plan on at least a yummy Crumbs cupcake prior to the big day. Last year hubby didn’t get me a cake and that won’t be happening again.

Badass Geek - You can always start on Sunday. I can’t actually start on my actual birthday because it interferes with hubby’s bday.

GingerMandy – I know you hate birthdays, but I love to celebrate, well, if it DOES NOT include singing waiters.

KC – Thanks

OP – I didn’t think so until f8hasit suggest a whole birthday MONTH….

Erin – Celebrate ½ year birthdays.

LiLu – thanks for the early card and being the fact that this entire week is to be entirely about me, I’m not sharing no swine flu vaccine with you, but I will say God Bless You when you sneeze.

DSS said...

I'm so glad to hear that someone else celebrates for a week!! Everyone gives me a hard time about, but I absolutely ADORE birthdays :)

Ink Obsession Designs said...

Happy birthday week!!! :)

La La La Leah said...

happy birthday to you!!! I think i have a black forrest cake recipe... Easy yes... I think its just a box of devil food cake mix. cherry pie filling and crap like that. Sorry I am not a gourmet as you.... I will look for it if you want. Also I did have a recipe for Black Forrest mini cheesecake. They were super good and easy.

CaJoh said...

All week for a birthday— Cool!!

Cannot wait to hear all the other things you will talk about this coming week. Happy Birthday!

P.S. Today is my 13th anniversary of the day I met my wife, so lot's of celebrating to do all around.

Sassy Chica said...

Great post, I too love my birthday!! This year it came and went in a hot second! I remember one year celebrating my birthday for an entire month; it was fabulous! Have yourself a fabulous birthday, be sure to have cake and eat it too!

Smooches,
Sassy Chica

kk said...

Happy Birthday Week!

Treat yourself to a Crumbs cupcake!

And enjoy newport!

a corgi said...

happy birthday week! I love your attitude about birthdays; I tend to want to sweep mine under the rug, but perhaps later this year I'll celebrate my own happy birthday week (or most likely not, but you never know :)

enjoy your special week :)

betty

Helen McGinn said...

Seriously love birthdays but it's the little things, isn't it? And...I await your Scottish visit....come on over! x

Little Ms Blogger said...

DSS – Birthdays are the best !

Ink Obsession – Thanks :-)

La La Leah – I cook, I’m not a baker. I’d love an easy recipe.

CaJoh – I thought so too. It was brushed under the rug last year so I thought I’d make up for it this year. What are you two doing to celebrate?

Sassy Chica – An entire month… Hmmm, I would but I think my husband would be a little upset that I blew over his.

Kk – Definitely! Thank you for all the suggestions – everyplace sounded yummy, but a couple stood out (Puerini’s sounded out of this world). We leave on my bday next Tuesday and I can’t wait.

A corgi – It is fun . It’s like giving yourself a permission slip to go on a field trip.

Tasha said...

Happy Birthday! Sorry I'm late with the wishes!

Little Ms Blogger said...

Helen - I might take you up on the offer....

Tasha - you're not late, it's next Tuesday.

Kristin said...

Happy birthday celebration week to you! Hope it includes a glass or ten of bubbly. Ah ha

very married said...

Happy Birthday Week! That's the way they should be!

Kelly said...

Sorry if this comes up twice, but I am having issues posting today. Have a wonderful bday week!

otin said...

Happy Birthday, dear LMB! Happy Birthday to you!! Can I do the spanking?? LOL!

Herding Cats said...

I celebrate Birthday Week too! Happy Birthday week!

Joanna Jenkins said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALL WEEK LONG!!!!!! Yeah you!
xo

Matty said...

LMB Birthday Week?

According to the contract where I work, I get a day off.

Thank you LMB.

Enjoy your week. I'll enjoy my day thinking of you.

Matty

Green-Eyed Momster said...

Happy Birthday week! I'm sorry I'm late to the party. I also like my birthday. It usually lasts the entire month of July!

My Hubby never celebrated his birthday before he met me. His family wasn't big on birthdays. :(

I always make an attempt to make it special since it's right after Christmas.

Hugs!!

Sunshine Mama said...

I love my birthday too. I just walk around all day happy and smiling. But now you've given me a good idea...an entire week devoted to birtday festivities? Why didn't I think of it before?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! To you!
This is so exciting.
Thank you also for your congrats. I really appreciate your encouragement.

Eva Gallant said...

Love the idea of a Birthday week! Now why didn't I think of that??

Happy BDW to you!

just stopped in from SITS to say hi; hope you'll do the same.

WendyB said...

Happy birthday! I like your attitude. Live it up :-)

Little Ms Blogger said...

Kristin – Oh, I plan on it!

Very married – Thanks. I agree.

Kelly – It didn’t and thanks! :-)

Otin – I haven’t forgiven you for planting the word ‘kumquat’ in my head

Herding Cats – Thanks!

Joanna Jenkins – I had a great day yesterday and can only imagine the rest of the week.

Matty – Too bad you can’t get the entire week off…

Green-Eyed Momster – You’re not late. It just started. His birthday is right after Christmas – ohhhh so not fair.

Sunshine Mama – Congrats again on your success! Ya know, I wish I had thought of it before for myself.

Eva – You need to try it. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your trip.

WendyB – Thanks! I think everyone should celebrate life.

Jules said...

I LOVE LMB WEEK! Mine is NEXT week!!!! Happy Birthday week!

kasabiangirl said...

Hey...Little Ms Blogger! an award awaits you on my blog :)

Happy Birthday dear..

have a good time :)

restaurantrefugee said...

Happy Birthday Week! Whew, just got this comment under the wire before I had to write "belated" before that. By the by, I think we have to share the week.