Friday, November 11, 2011

My Party

I want to thank all of you who wished me a Happy Birthday! Your sweet comments meant so much to me!
I walked into the restaurant where the celebration dinner was being held and was greeted by this LARGE 60 decorated with pictures of my life.
 Go ahead click on it and get some laughs. You know..big hair, short hair,etc. lol
It was Ceekay's idea and she did much of the planning and came up with the theme. My sweet daughter Sarah did the foot work till her sister Andrea and Ceekay got into town to help with final touches and decorating They did a great job and I love and appreciate them so much! Sarah did all the beautiful floral arrangements on the tables!
 Ceekay came up with the idea to get a 1951 birthday booklet from Cracker Barrel and use the pages out of it for the placemats. The girls got candy and toys out of that time period for favors and to lay on the table for decorations. It all was so nicely done! See my high school picture in the circle of the 60. The invitations had the same pic on them.

I can't thank my hubby enough for making it a very special evening and for footing the bill! lol

Some of the girls in my family. (from L to R)
Myself, Ceekay, my daughter Sarah, my daughter Andrea (who came from CA), my niece Aimee, my sister Barb, & my niece Jeni who all flew in from MI.
I went to the airport three times to get them all. They all came on different days and at different times. lol My poor nieces were so delayed in Detroit for about 5 hours and got in at 2 a.m.
It was sooo worth it! We had a blast and made very special memories! We laughed so hard we cried! My hubby got embarrassed at one restaurant! lol Of course, he was way out numbered these last 3 wks.

My sweet girls singing at the party. (They both have sung professionally.) God has given them beautiful voices. They have sung accross the country and in Korea while in college. They both have sung in community chorales with their symphonies.
Some of my guests requested that they sing. They didn't plan it but we all enjoyed it and appreciated them doing it!

All my beautiful guests!

I had two incredible birthday cakes!

A chocolate mocha with coconut and chocolate icing on top. YUM!
Also a pink lemonade! A little something for everyone! lol They were so moist! ( We have an amazing bakery in the area that is very popular!)
Spending a little one on one with Andrea. I miss her and wish she wasn't so far away. She and her Pastor husband are planting a church in CA. Her hubby and my two sweet grandgirls couldn't make the trip.

Sweet Sarah and her hubby.
My sweet sister and nieces.

Ceekay all the way from AZ. She stayed for another week after the others left and she flew out this morning! We had a great time!

I received some beautiful presents but none as precious as my family that came to celebrate with me.!
I've missed all of you and hope to get around to visit you in the next couple of days. I have lots more pics of things we did to share with you and a little project that got done just in the nick of time to accommodate all the company!  Here's a sneak preview!

See ya soon!


Gail said...

Happy belated Birthday Rose! What a beautiful birthday celebration you had. It was a keepsake that I know you will forever hold in your heart.

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Oh I love all the pictures!! I love the number 60!!! I want to do that for my mother's 80th birthday in March. I'm going to be stealing the candy idea also!!! Looks like you had a wonderful celebration! Enjoy your day!

Blondie's Journal said...

What a wonderful party, Rose! It looks like a good time was had by all!! Wishing you a belated Happy Birthday!


Happy@Home said...

Belated birthday greetings, Rose.
What a lovely party your family and friends planned for you. The creativity and love that went into it is so heartwarming. How nice that your beautiful daughters sang for everybody. Lovely post!

Sweet Meanderings said...

What a wonderful birthday celebration! Those cakes looked delicious too! I'm so glad you were able to celebrate with so many family and friends. Wishing you a Happy Belated Birthday!

Jacqueline said...

You are the poster woman for 60! You are so beautiful and young!! What a lovely event and all of the great touches. They really spoiled you. Happy birthday and birth month and hey, with it being a big one, happy birth year! Celebrate all year.

xinex said...

Oh I am so sorry I am a little late but belated Happy birthday, Rose! What a fun party you had! I can tell you have so many people who loves you...Christine

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a nice party, love all the details! Great celebration with so many family members and friends! Wish I could have been there too!

Looking forward to more posts of your fun times!

You look great!

Happy Birthday!


Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

That looks like a wonderful celebration with your family and friends. I'm sure each of you will hold this in your memory forever. Belated Happy Birthday and I wish you many more fun birthdays celebrated with your loved ones.

Shelia said...

Happy belated Birthday, Ro! What a marvelous party you had! You look truly beautiful and it's so nice seeing all of the pretty ladies in your family and our Ceekay! All the prep shows how much you're loved! I've got to go back a click your 60 so I can see the snaps. That's the cutest idea!
Thank you so much for popping in to see my little pony.
Be a sweetie and enjoy your weekend,
Shelia ;)

Sue said...

Priceless Rose, a very Happy Birthday indeed, and may you be blessed with many more. Nothing better than being with family on special occasions.

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

What a wonderful celebration, Rose! Happy belated birthday!So awesome all of you got together for such a great time!

Kim said...

All I could think of when I read this was - "There's. No. Way. She's. 60." :)

Happy Birthday - it looks like it was such a sweet special one. :)

Jennifer said...

Rose, your party truly looks like a labor of love...and such a wonderful celebration with so many loved ones there! How special! You absolutely radiant:)

It almost makes me excited about celebrating one of my milestone birthdays next year - well, almost.

Looking forward to seeing that finished present.

CAS said...

Oh my goodness, what a wonderful way to celebrate your birthday! It looks like it was definitely a night to remember. So happy for you.
:) CAS

Anonymous said...

I was 60 this year also. Woo Hoo
As were my friends and Classmates.
1951 an other year for us baby boomers!


sharon said...

Happy belated Birthday! What a wonderful celebration you had!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Rose, What fun to visit your birthday post and see all the fun in pics you had. You look just gorgeous and no one will ever believe you are 60. Loved seeing Ceekay among your family and friends too. Your girls are just gorgeous like you and I love the pic of you with your dear hubby. What a wonderful memory for a special birthday.

Best wishes for many more special birthdays.
Love to you, Celestina Marie