6.20.2012

a birthday month

I love my birthday month so very much.
I love presents. I love cake. I love when people sing happy birthday to me. You know those people who blush and say "oh no, don't sing, please don't".
I'm the opposite of that.
You know those Mexican restaurants that slap a sombrero on your head, sing and clap and take a picture of you, complete with an obnoxiously bright flash?
I used to go to those restaurants. And lie and say that it was my birthday.
Free fried ice cream? Yes please.
But now they check your driver's license.
Why in the world would they start doing that?

Unfortunately, this month is not my birthday month.
However, it is for THIS crazy girl ... who has the most adorable little boy I have ever seen. Except for Jack. And Sherman. But he is definitely up there on my list of cute boys. And, because she knew that I was high on codeine and the other 24 drugs that I am currently taking ... she decided to give away my Feature Ad space for July. The nerve.
Ok, so I told her she could, but still.
So, go on over to see how to get hooked up. And trust me, you want to check it out. I'm not the only one doing this. There are other bloggers. Awesome bloggers. Bloggers who aren't sick and who actually post real posts.

I promise ... river recap tomorrow.
I promise ... as long as I feel better.

46 comments:

  1. such a cute blog! thanks for sharing!

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  2. you sound like my family -we're always saying that it's someones birthday! Hope you're feeling better!

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  3. I love that you love your birthday MONTH that much.
    I love my birthday too, but I don't want all that attention! No sombrero for this girl por favor.

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  4. Haha I'm exactly that girl who hates the singing and camera. I turn beat red. I wish I had your attitude! Thanks fir sharing!

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  5. Yuo crack me up, you can have my birthday month too, I'm not so good at that singing attention. I'll send it all to you. So expect phone calls in September from Canada of ppl singing. :)

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  6. For Fletcher's first birthday we took him to Mexican. He ate McDonalds and they sang to him and he got fried ice cream. True story.

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  7. I love my birthday month too. Not so much the singing and attention, but definitely the presents. Ooooh, presents. That's a good majority of the reason I'm getting married. Lots and lots of presents. (I guess I love him too, but whatever.) I hope you start feeling better soon!

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  8. i hope you feel better! i love going to mexican restaurants on my birthday...the best part of course the fried ice cream!

    found your blog thru little miss momma!

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  9. Tiff, I think you did the bday thing too many times and are responsible for making them check IDs nowadays girl!! Dang it... I love bringing my foreign guests to restaurants and see the shock on their face when the whole restaurant crew comes out clapping and singing some cheesy Happy Bday song with a cake and candle to blow out, especially when they realize they are the target!

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  10. I'm glad I'm not the only one. As soon as my birthday month hits (which is now) I'm so happy. I look forward to it and enjoy every second...especially in a silly sombrero. Bring on the singing and spot light. Haha.

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  11. HAHA!! I'm laughing so hard right now! Thanks for the love!!
    xo

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  12. I'm not surprised you lie to Mexican restaurants to get free fried ice cream - why? Because I used to to it to. Although I am hesitant about putting the hat on my head. Almost better than fried ice cream? Fried bananas.
    xx
    justyn

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  13. I celebrate the "month of Katie"--It's a wonderful ideas, birthdays are the best.

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  14. I definitely have to rethink my attitude towards my birthday month...you seem to have way more fun than I do!!!

    Feel better soon!!

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  15. I will check her out!

    And there is nothing wrong with free fried ice cream, I just get embarrassed when people sing to me - especially when I'm out to eat!

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  16. I love my birthday month too! and agree soo very much on LOVING everything about it :)

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  17. Um. That picture of you in the sombrero? I want to make it my desktop wallpaper. I do. I won’t, because that is super creepy, but it seriously made my day. You’re killing me. I love it!!!

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  18. Haha, you are hilarious! I love that you embrace the birthday celebration. I'm the awkward person who shakes her head while they sing to her. And all the pictures look terrible.

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  19. i always say that may is my birthday month, and my boyfriend protests by saying "you get one day, not a whole month!" :)
    xoamy
    www.cupcakesncouture.com

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  20. I love that you love your birthday! I'm getting to the point where I don't want anyone to know it's my birthday - after reading your post, I think I need to change that! Thanks lady! :)

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  21. Hahaha, so you're one of those. Spoiling it for the rest of us ;)

    and I completely believe in birthday months. it is not fair to just have one day for yourself. selfish.

    and yeah, hurry up being sick. lame.

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  22. oh and i figure it is only best to tell you i love you. to make my above comment a little bit more enjoyable.

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  23. Way to hype it up.. when it's actually NOT your birthday month! Also you look super cute in a sombrero (not everyone can say that you know) so you have every right to soak up any sombrero-filled birthday goodness! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com/

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  24. Haha, I'm never usually the one to ask for attention on my birthday, but if it involves free fried ice cream? Why the heck not.

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  25. i should have pounced on the opportunity to get something out of this deal.

    why didn't i take the hint? WHY?

    get better soon dear. it really is no fun without you...in is place called life.

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  26. I am the same way about birthdays!!!!!! Give yourself a break and get better!!

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  27. I totally celebrate my ENTIRE birthday month..and my family had better celebrate it, too! :) It just happens to be June! Happy Wednesday

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  28. Ummm... hello friend. I want to have a button on your page. (That sounds funny, no?) Wait. I don't have a button. I have to make a button. Even if I gained new blog friends, you would still be my first and favorite blog friend. I talk to Sean about "my friend in Kansas." He doesn't understand just yet. But he will one day.

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  29. Feel better!!! And you just made me want fried ice cream so badly.....

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  30. I wish I was that girl that LOVES birthdays like you. I just love cake. I want my cake and a drink and to sit on the couch and eat it with my husband. I'm always really happy when other people get sung to in restaurants, because even though I don't love the public display, I love birthdays, because they mean you were here for another year. And that is worth celebrating.

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  31. I'm always afraid those sombreros have lice or something!

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  32. I love all of your posts! You are hilarious and they always make me laugh! Im glad to find out i'm not the only one that goes to restaurants and lies about their birthday to get free ice cream sundays. You look great in a pink sombrero, that is quite an accomplishment since most people look ridiculous! Feel better!!

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  33. I love my birthday month too!

    AND IT'S MY BIRTHDAY MONTH!

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  34. I totally celebrate birthday month, too! Everyone makes fun of me for it, but WHATEVER. Birthday month is the best!

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  35. you are too cute. my birthday month really is a month of celebrations because of the following reasons:
    my husbands birthday is december 3
    my birthday is december 24th
    christmas is the 25th
    our wedding anniversary is december 28th
    i'm all for a whole month of celebration. haha

    K

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  36. Feel better! Happy fake birth month!

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  37. Let's pretend it's your birthday month and I'll give u my entire candy bowl from my desk! Well...except for that snickers u wanted b/c it mysteriously disappeared... :) weird.

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  38. Thanks for sharing! Going over to check it out now!
    ♥ Kyna

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  39. I love that you wore a hat that would block moon beams from entering your body.

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  40. you are adorable. i had my birthday at a mexican restaurant once while on vacation! it was a blast! we got the sombraro and serenaded too. it was fun! :) hope you feel better soon and i definitely entered to win! what an honor!

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  41. I hope you feel better soon. :) I love your Mexican sombrero Oleh! Very festive. I'm off to check out the birthday girl :) Hugs to Sherman the Majestic :)

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  42. Hope you feel better! Happy Birthday month!

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  43. haha you crack me up! So good to finally find someone else who celebrates their whole birthday month. My birthday is the 17th of August and the bf has the audacity to celebrate his on the 3rd... I give him 3 days and call it an even deal! hehe
    xx
    Here&Now

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  44. Do you know who's bday month it was last month? Mine. Funny thing is I don't remember you guest posting... Hmm how bout that.

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