start your engines…it’s birthday week!

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In a few short days

I will become

25 twice,


5 perfect tens,


the wonderfully BIG



And it already feels GOLDEN!

Am I excited?




Yes, no, no, and a most resounding NO!

Those who know me well

understand this year will be like every other.


Because I love my birthday!


Why’s that?

It’s my  no-excusal-necessary day,


my polka-dots with stripes day,


my free-pass to be sappy-silly


so that if anyone asks,

“What is up with her??”



is the perfectly-perfect thing to say!

“Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you”

2 Corinthians 13:5

I hope you’ll follow along this week and discover all the

“Things of 50”

I plan to chat about.

Balloon Photos by Jared Schaaf Photography, taken several silly-birthdays-ago.

Who knows????

Maybe you’ll be inspired to find a

polka-dot or stripe

of your very own

along the way!

8 Verses that Christ Lives in You (too!)

Romans 8:10, 2 Corinthians 4:6-7, Galatians 1: 15-16, Galatians 2:20, Galatians 4:19, Ephesians 3:17, Colossians 1:27, 2 Thessalonians 1:10

hugs n’ blessings to all those using their silly-passes this week!

13 thoughts on “start your engines…it’s birthday week!

  1. Christ indeed lives in us. I look forward to this journey on your blog. My 50th (seems so long ago now) our daughter graduated from Uni and our youngest son left home for uni. It was a memorable year. I hope you will know the fullness of all the day can bring. I am looking forward to your posts.

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    1. Amen, Faye! And I applaud how sincerely you show Him to all of us in this blogging-sphere. What an exciting 50th year you were given! I am over-whelmed by my ‘gifted’ list already…baby grand-daughter baptized, daughter married, and in a few short months a 30th Anniversary! Yee-gads, I’m feeling blessed.


    1. Thank you Auntie! I’m quite certain I shall embrace all that is given…except maybe the prickly-stuff, which I’d prefer to ignore for the week. (It will be there waiting for me at the start of next, giggles!) Hope you’ll follow along…Hugs!


  2. Way to celebrate my friend. I, too, will be celebrating my golden birthday very soon. June 19th is my 25 twice.
    Way to live life to the fullest. Enjoy and God’s blessings.

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    1. That’s AWESOME Geralyn! 50-50 we shall be!! AND a double-June birthday to boot, yippee! If you say you were a friday-child that will make it three. (Who knew we had so very muchly in common! Giggles.)


    1. Giggles! I hope there’s lots of play-dates involved and would be especially delighted if one of them involved you!! Hugs & dust off those dancing shoes…again!!


    1. Aren’t you the sweetest!! What a delight to have you stroll through my site! (I’m giddy excited.) Our children still talk so very fondly of you and the treasure-trove of memories they have from your very special classroom. Our entire family was blessed to have been given the experience of knowing you those many years. From that first moment you entered our hearts where you reside still today! Hugs & Blessings and please stroll through anytime you are able…I’d love to share this small play-space with you!!


    1. Thank you Mrs! I promise to give it my best-ever effort…wish you were here to play with me but I promise to save some fun for when you arrive!! Hugs to you & the Mr!


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