Monday, May 18, 2009

First, I'd Like to Thank the Academy....


Wow. I'm a little bit speechless. At the risk of sounding unbelievably cheesy and annoying, I have to say what a lucky girl I am. I was spoiled rotten beyond belief this weekend and I just kept wondering if there is such a thing as too much perfection. I don't think so. My birthday was perfect.

All 3 wishes were granted. I was willing to consider a day without rain or severe wind a "nice spring day" but I didn't have to settle. It was the most GORGEOUS day I could have dreamed of.

I didn't throw up, or ever feel like throwing up. Always a plus.

And as you all know, my third wish was granted in abundance, by you. THANK YOU!!! You all went above and beyond the call of duty and I can't tell you how much excitement I had throughout the day checking in to see what the number was up to, seeing who had commented and who had come out of the woodwork, and reading the wonderful things you had to say about me. Not to mention laughing my rear end off at the hilarious dialogues. Thank you to my most dedicated commenters who took my challenge and ran with it! Thank you to all the people who came out of lurkdom to comment for the first time! That was awesome. And thank you to everyone who said the kindest, most wonderful things about me. It really did make my day and I'll never forget it. And I think it's safe to say that Alissa wins the award for most comments. Yay for lots of comments!

And on top of all that, breakfast with my sisters and mom, shopping and lunch with one of my very favorite people, dinner and a movie (my favorite kind of date) with my sweet husband, and, the grand finale, the mother of all birthday celebrations, a mega-watt Oscar-themed surprise party extravaganza thrown by all my friends and family. It was, undoubtedly, a night I will never forget. Thank you a million times over to those involved.

I officially love being 30!

10 comments:

Amy said...

I'm glad you had such a great day! You deserve it!

Ben and Alissa said...

We had so much fun Saturday night! Kim did a great job, you're so lucky to have her as a friend!! Were those your new capris? They were super cute one you! I'm glad you had such a great couple days and I'm glad I could be a part of it!

Amy J. said...

I will get all the tons of pictures I took at the party to you ASAP! It really was fun, I think everyone had a blast. It felt good to laugh and visit and be silly and to be a part of your suprise. I'm going to go get my camera now and get those pictures for you.

Shayla said...

Glad your birthday turned out Perfectly! The party was beyond awesome, thanks to Kim. She's amazing. I hope the rest of your thirtieth year only goes up from here. :-)

meohmyers said...

That was a great party if I do say so myself! I know everyone had a great time! I wasn't planning on taking home an Oscar but thanks to the Acadamy, I'll proudly display it on my mantle and be reminded of that great and unforgettable evening. :) I'm so glad you had the mother of all birthday celebrations. It was so much fun to be a part of. I can't wait to see all the pictures that Amy took. You'll have to post some of your movie posters, too! I'm so glad you had the best 30th birthday ever. You deserved it!

Nicole said...

I am so glad you had an awesome birthday weekend! Happy 30th again!

lindsay>boo said...

It sounds like you had an amazing birthday weekend! I'm glad it was everything you had hoped it would be and more!

Svenja said...

OK I’m jealous! I wished I could be there for the apparently amazing surprise party . I’m so glad that you had the perfect 30st birthday and Amy I want to see some photos too, could you send some to me, pretty please…
Sunny greeting from this side of the world.

Rachael said...

It was a pretty cool party with super yummy food. I'm just so sad I missed the cutting of your corsage/wedding cake!

Marilyn said...

I was so bummed to leave before the games because that was probably when the fun really kicked into gear. The party was so well planned and was so well decorated...I was very impressed! And you deserved to be celebrated!