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My Daughter's Birthday Update....

The photos have been sized, cropped and emailed back and forth between our homes today.
I thought you might like a little update about my daughter's birthday...

I started her special day by ordering the delivery of a balloon bouquet for her at work.
They make a great frame for her beautiful face!
I love this photo.
A lot!

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Then, I stopped for a few carnations to top off her gift...

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After racing home from work, then making and baking a cake, quick-cooling it in the deepfreeze, filling it with lemon curd and smothering it with whipped cream, I packed everything...flowers, cake, gifts...into the back cargo area of my Denali and drove v-e-r-y slowly to her house, not wanting any harm to come to her fragile cake.
I know you've seen this photo before...

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I found the perfect gift for my daughter! It is an ornate sweet stand from our favorite shop, Jean Guy's Theodore's Den. I also included a very old china dinner plate from my china cabinet that belonged to her beloved Grandma English. This plate fits perfectly on the dessert stand. I loved watching her reaction when she was opening her gift and seeing her grandmother's delicate plate...

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Some photos were taken by my granddarling.
Others were taken of my granddarling while she was taking photos of us!

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"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time." ~ Jean Paul Richter


Comments (4)

Barb Cabot:

Cake looks wonderful. What a happy day for your beautiful family!

Anne:

Brenda, what a lovely celebration. I LOVE that photo of your daughter amid the balloons, just gorgeous!!!

Sweet photos, Brenda. Your gift to your daughter is great and precious.

Thanks so much, Barb, Anne and Candi!
I appreciate your comments, because I sometimes think my pieces about my family might be a bit boring to people who don't know them...I'm happy to know that you enjoy reading this!

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