Sunday, September 23, 2012

~Birthday Blessings~

Happy Friday, everyone!! I hope you have great plans for the weekend! I have had a fabulous day! Today was my birthday; and my sweet daughters came home from college to celebrate with me! And when I tell you that my family really knows me...I mean it! They blessed me with the most awesome gifts!

First, my dear sweet hubby took me to breakfast. Just when I thought that he had left for work for the day, he returned home with a lovely bouquet of flowers. 
It had all of my favorites.

Hydrangeas...

Lilies...

And Snapdragons...


Then, he gave me a lovely card, with TWO Williams-Sonoma gift cards!!

(No need to ask where I'll be first thing tomorrow morning!!)

He also included two tickets for a concert that I really want to attend next week!!

Well, gosh, that would have been enough for me.

But, then, my girls arrived bearing gifts. Do they know me or what?!




(My love of fleur de lis accents is no secret around here.)
Isn't this tray pretty?? I love the antique postcards and notes in the background!




Then, they presented me with a gift bag containing these lovely picture frames...



These fleur de lis frames are just beautiful...such wonderful detail. 


I guess I will have to put pictures of my sweet girls in them!

And just when I thought that they were done, they told me to close my eyes, and walked me to my next gift. Imagine my surprise when I saw this beauty!!!



Isn't this screen gorgeous?! I have plans to get rid of the brass trim on the fireplace doors; and this is just the perfect accent!!
My girls are just the best!
They even took me out to dinner!

When I think of my greatest blessing, it HAS to be my family!!
I love them dearly!!! It has been a great day!!

40 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!!!!! I'm so glad that you had a wonderful day!!

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  2. Oh wow, somebody loves you girl. What beautiful gifts! Happy Birthday!!

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  3. Happy Happy Birthday Shenita!! Such wonderful gifts! So glad you enjoyed the day with your family!

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  4. You are so fortunate! I think you had a perfect birthday. It shows how much you are loved by your family.

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  5. Okay, I love your husband and daughters. I think I'll send this to my husband. Gifting giving 101. Love EVERYTHING you got! Happy Happy Birthday to a fellow Virgo!!!

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  6. Happy Birthday Shenita! What a lucky lady you are today...so many beautiful gifts & most importantly, a family that obviously loves you very much!

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  7. Happy birthday my sweet frined! I am so happy that your family went to the end to give you such a special day...they know you well and that is a beautiful thing. You deserve every blessing they could bestow upon you Shenita...what a special family you have.
    Again I wish you a most heartfelt Happy Birthday!

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  8. You are very loved, Shenita! Happy Birthday, enjoy the weekend and your wonderful family. xo

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  9. Happy birthday! What a sweet family you have. I'm glad to hear that they treated you so well on your special day. Thanks for sharing all the pictures - they are beautiful!

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  10. Happy Birthday!!! Looks like you were treated like a princess today, as well you should be! I love all your wonderful gifts. They are perfect for your home. And.....2 gift cards to Williams Sonoma? Wow! Lucky girl! I know you will sleep well tonight from all the "partying" going on at your house. Have a wonderful weekend too!

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  11. Happy Birthday, Shenita!! You definitely scored this year!! Love all of your new fleur de lis stuff of course :) Yay!! More shopping!! :)

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  12. Your family is so thoughtful, Shenita! Glad you had a wonderful birthday.

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  13. Du er veldig glad, Shenita! Happy Birthday, nyte helgen og fantastiske familie.
    huskatalog

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  14. Happy Birthday! Your gifts from your family are awesome :)

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  15. Happy Belated Birthday! Love your gifts . . . you are very special!!!

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  16. Happy Birthday, Shenita!!! I love, love all your beautiful gifts! Yes, our family is sure the biggest blessing in the world! How nice to have your girls come home to spend it with you! So glad you enjoyed your day!

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  17. Happy Birthday Shenita! What wonderful gifts!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gail

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  18. Happy Birthday Shenita! Sounds like you had a wonderful day!

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  19. Happy Birthday, you did have a good one!

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  20. Happy Birthday, Shenita! Wow. You definitely scored some great gifts. xo

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  21. HaPpY BiRtHdAy!!!!! I love all your presents and I'm glad you had a fabulous day!!!

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  22. Happy belated birthday Shenita! Wow girl! You really made out like a bandit! That is so awesome. What a sweet Hubby and daughters you have! They really do know how to make your special day even more special don't they! You deserve it. I am so glad you had a wonderful birthday!

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  23. Shenita,
    My wish for you. . .
    May your day be blessed with pleasant surprises
    from beginning 'til end!
    Happy Birthday, dear friend!!!
    Appears that your precious family did just that!
    Breakfast, flowers,gifts...
    but their greatest gift, was their presence!!! You are truly blessed, dear one!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  24. HAPPY belated birthday, Shenita! Your family IS a blessing and all the beautiful gifts they gave you are proof of that and how MUCH they love you! XO, Pinky

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  25. Happy Birthday!! I agree family is the biggest Blessing in life. Hope your birthday was wonderful!
    Tammy

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  26. Happy, Happy Birthday, dear new friend! Birthday blessings is indeed the appropriate title, sentiment, and gift on your special day from your special loved ones. The girls being home is the gift that keeps on giving to your heart! Enjoy your lovely gifts and surprises and your beautiful family & have a very happy and continued blessed birthday celebration!

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  27. So sorry I'm late to the party!
    Happy Birthday Shenita!!
    You are the luckiest lady! A smart, caring husband and two lovely daughters to boot! I love what they gave you! It's like Christmas!
    I hope you had some fun at WS today!! Love that place!

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  28. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHENITA....Oh my goodness, you were so showered with beautiful gifts from the heart...love it that your hubby returned with the gorgeous flowers...and your children really do know exactly what you love...so many beautiful gifts.....you are blessed!....Have a wonderful, wonderful birthday weekend!!!

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  29. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHENITA! All your gifts looked so nice. You are a very lucky lady. Wishing you a lot of love and happiness.

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  30. Happy Birthday Shenita and Many Many More! You gifts are all beautiful but your greatest gift is your wonderful family! What a wonderful way to be honored! xoxo

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  31. Hi Shenita, sounds like you had a wonderful Birthday. those flowers are just beautiful, that right there would have made my day! Such a sweet, loving and thoughtful family you have. What a blessing they must be. Love your gifts, and oh yeah, love me some gift cards!!

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  32. Happy Birthday Shenita! Your family and gifts are wonderful!

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  33. Happy belated birthday, Shenita! So sorry that I missed it. It sounds like you had a wonderful day.

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  34. What a wonderful birthday - so many great gifts and I can almost smell the beautiful flowers~

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  35. Happy belated birthday! What a wonderful stash of gifts! Such thoughtful gifts! Blessings to you!

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  36. Happy Birthday! Beautiful Post and gifts. Thanks for stopping in .

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  37. Good for you! I'm so happy you had a wonderful day ~

    Pat

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  38. You have the sweetest family, Shenita. I love all your gifts, the fleur de lis items are divine. I can't wait to see a picture of a roaring fire coming through that beautiful screen. xo ~Liz

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