Apparently Michael had been planning this party since November! Am I a lucky girl or what? I am!! I really had no clue. I had actually said during lunch that I didn't really need a party but I felt kind of sad that we hadn't planned one. (Major brownie points on this one Mikey) Anyhoo - talked, played a game of who knows Amber best, had delicious chocolate cake with raspberry filling and I had a great time. My cousin and her family came down for the party and stayed the night - it was so nice to have her there. Thank you to all who made it such a special day...the day I turned half-way-to-sixty. :) We forgot the camera so we have no pics of the surprise party festivities but we do have pics from the family party the day after.
On my actual birthday, Sunday, we switched times at church from 9am to 11am so we got to sleep in a little. It was bliss! Then Michael made me a s'mores cake (don't know why the french onion dip is on the table next to the cake).After church we had a BIG dinner of spaghetti, chicken and salad and then we lit the cake.
Braylon helped me blow out the candles. Such a nice boy to help an old lady with her candles :)Thank you to all the well wishers and especially to my dear Michael who planned and schemed for more than a month to help me feel special on my birthday. You are the BEST!