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30 ans et toutes ses dents

September 24, 2008

This weekend, friends and family gathered to celebrate my baby sister’s 30th birthday.  Her husband had deviously planned a surprise party and we all pitched in for a pair of tickets to a New England Patriots game in Boston this November (my sister is a huge Patriots fan).

It was no easy feat getting such coveted tickets and Michelle could have never suspected because she was convinced that it was impossible to find seats for this season.  But Michael pulled it off and with all the money collected, we managed to turn it into a romantic weekend getaway.  (hmmm.  football and romance; two words I would have never thought of stringing together in the same sentence.)

So, imagine her surprise when she opened the big box containing 2 small tickets tucked away in a pink Patriots tuque.  Actually, no need to imagine it; it looks something like this…

… followed by tears and laughter and excitement and everything you could hope for when you give the perfect gift.

But all that was Saturday and today is today, which is her official birthday and I didn’t want to let it pass by without wishing her a happy, happy day!  Happy birthday, gorgeous!  Welcome to the club!

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” – Chili Davis

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. Michelle Caron permalink
    September 24, 2008 8:51 pm

    Hey sweets, thanks for the post… speaking of sweets where can I get that cupcake?:)

  2. September 24, 2008 9:52 pm

    Happy Birthday Michelle : )

  3. September 25, 2008 3:27 am

    Oh my goodness! That is the most amazing gift!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog – I’m already wholly addicted to yours and will no doubt start pestering you over e-mail soon = )

  4. christina permalink
    September 25, 2008 1:12 pm

    Happy birthday beautiful sister!

    You still didn`t tell us who you were inviting to the game ahaaa
    Love you lots

  5. September 25, 2008 5:29 pm

    Go Pats and Happy Day! Unfortunately, with the injury to Brady, tickets may not be quite as dear this year as previously.

  6. September 25, 2008 7:19 pm

    Smile 🙂

    And your photos below blew my mind towards a world filled with colour.

  7. September 26, 2008 6:37 am

    Such a great feeling when you actually find that perfect gift. So glad you found it for you sister. The photos are great.

  8. September 26, 2008 1:57 pm

    I sooooo want a cupcake.
    What a great gift and photo!

  9. September 29, 2008 5:37 pm

    Happy! Day of (Cup)Cake to your little sister. Surprise tickets are the best kind of tickets. Big love.

  10. October 1, 2008 2:01 am

    what amazing-looking frosting!

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