Wednesday, May 7

things to celebrate

image by yours truly

01. the sunniest skies and warm winds; no jacket necessario.
02. a lesson in baking from sister---the baking queen.
03. putting the sold sign on my condo. yahoo!
03. finishing the daunting task of putting my entire life in boxes.
04. a nice place to stay in the meantime.
05. crisp sheets.
05. baking a decent birthday cake.
06. finishing my fitness regimen and enjoying cake ever since.
07. making up for it at the gym without any lack of energy. huh.
08. spring blooms are so welcoming.
09. another birthday for me, with high hopes for a fresh new year.
10. did i mention the cake? It was devil's food.

p.s. Remember me? I used to blog like every day but then I got really busy with boring stuff, which made me really tired and uninspired and sick of everything. Maybe I am back to normal now. :)

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22 comments:

Hannah said...

It was such beautiful weather today! Congrats on selling your condo. That is quite the accomplishment now-a-days. I love your blogs and just wanted to come out and say that I read and love them!

jo said...

we've missed you!!

happy birthday, may you have a year filled with wonderful things!

it´s good you´ve been having cake, someone once told me that you should eat loads of sugar on your birthday so you'll have a very sweet year ;)

Brooke Romney said...

Glad to see your list, and you were in my dream last night. Tap dancing in a subway tunnel, asking me how exactly we used to do that "time step." Weird.

ali said...

That is way funny. And weird. I think I still have the time steps down pat: ball change, hop, shuffle, step, flap, ball change. :)

love.boxes said...

I like your celebration post.. and the red shoes below. :)

me said...

happy birthday!!

we are glad you are back. it was a gloomy blogging world without you.

Joslyn said...

so glad you're back girlie...i have to say i was getting a smidge worried ;-(

Tiffany said...

You have been missed! I just hate it when my favorite writer's lives interfere with my blog-reading...

brittani c. said...

Happy B-day, Ali. The cake is of the devil, but sometimes we all gotta indulge every once in awhile. Hope everything goes well when you move to D.C.

Ann Marie said...

Happy Birthday! So glad it was Devil's!

Yes, CJ is gone (but will be having an open house when he visits in a couple weekends...he got whisked away oh so fast!) AND my life SHOULD be in boxes, but it's not. I don't know where to start!!!!

read me... said...

Happy Birthday... & happy list... love your things to celebrate!!!

bronwyn said...

Happy Birthday! Beginning a fresh new year is so wonderful.

Tonia Conger said...

I'm so glad you are back. I've missed you! I switched jobs, I'm now the Marketing Director at ProvoCraft...so I'm very busy and have been a boring and uninspired blogger. I'm a disgrace.

laceyJ. said...

So happy you were able to celebrate with cake!

(Also, I have your b-day present. Must give it to you. :) )

Jane Flanagan said...

I've missed your posts! But since you've been busy eating cake, all is forgiven :)

Erica said...

We miss you when you're away!

d.Sharp said...

Oh Ali! Happy Birthday and Congratulations on the sale! Best, Denise

Elizabeth said...

Hi, I just found my way here through Red Robin Land. What a lovely blog and gorgeous photos! I hope to visit often.

Robin said...

Happy b-day Ali! I hope things are going well for you!

ambika said...

congrats on selling your place!

Lorilee said...

congratulations on selling your condo Ali...that is so exciting!
and I'm glad you mentioned the cake so many times....it sounded so good.
I thought about you many times on your birthday and even indulged in some cake myself. By the time I picked up the phone to call, I realized it was like 1 am there, but I should have known you'd probably be up anyway...
hope you had a great day.

babelfish said...

Congrats on selling your house, sounds like exciting time ahead...looking forward to following your next steps.