Simple. Effortless. Perfect.
Defining this birthday weekend is easy. It isn’t often that I get a WHOLE weekend to call my own. Taking my time, letting moments simmer, refilling my spirit until it bubbled over with peace and happiness.
This was my plan.
It started with lunch on Friday with my some of my favorite co-workers. A place where “food is love”. I’m grateful to work with such genuine, kind souls.
Dinner with my two boys followed while their dad worked an odd shift. Thankfully he only works this shift every now and again. I’m not complaining though, I had the boys all to myself in a corner booth. Only another mother can fully understand the joy that leaps from your spirit when a child that has moved into his own space, graces you with his presence. To have both of your children within arms reach, puts the rhythm of your heart back in sync.
To wrap up Friday, an evening visit with the Princess. The prettiest little thing you ever did see. Rocking her to sleep, hearing her breathe in and out…there are no words to describe how perfect this is.
Saturday brought my 12 year old’s specialty – boiled eggs accompanied by my hubby’s (A.K.A. Bacon Maker) -crispy strips of bacon. I gobbled them down with a smile.
Birthday morning snuggles. Even though we have a very large sectional, both puppies and my youngest prefer to be on the same square I’m sitting on…that would be my left arm in the pink robe.
They love their momma.
Reading love notes on my couch from my Facebook friends and family inspired me. You all know sure know how to make a lady feel special!
I couldn’t think of a better day to give a donation.
Give Blood. Give Life.
Recouping with a seafood dinner later that evening with my boys – youngest and the bacon maker, in a beautiful location….with bloody marys
(I guess I kept the theme going!)
Ending a fantastic weekend with another visit with the Princess.
My tummy and heart are full. My shoe fund received a few deposits.
I’m a happy girl.
Life is good.
Hoping this last year in my 30’s is as easy, simple and perfect as this weekend.