Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas to everyone that has time to read this and isn't madly shopping, cooking and looking after kids. I did all my shopping a couple of weeks ago, but I really should start to think about what I am going to serve my family for Christmas dinner. It looks like the weather should be nice so I am thinking a casual BBQ with lots of fresh summer fruits for dessert will be the way to go.



In other news, it is my birthday today and I am now 28 years old. I have a bit to say about that, but I can't be bothered right now. All I can say is that I am feeling and looking old this year. I don't mind getting older, to me age shouldn't matter if you are happy, but I haven't had the best year. Let's hope that I have made a few significant changes to my life by the time I turn 29.

Like any good birthday, I have started this one hung over after some Christmas drinks with friends last night. My flat mate made me breakfast this morning and I am meeting a friend for lunch. I think the girls from work have organised a cake for me and then tonight I have a family dinner for Christmas/Birthday with my dad, step mum, brother and brother's girlfriend. So it will be a very busy day of eating- lucky I have been in training for this!

I am writing this from work and this is the first time EVER that I have had to work on my birthday. It isn't fun, I don't know how you people do it every year. I find it annoying that people want me to do things for them on MY birthday, it is just outrageous. I guess that is what I am getting paid for...

Anyway, I want to wish everyone that has read my blog over the past year or two a very happy Christmas. Thank you all for taking the time to comment and offer your support and a friendly message that never fails to brighten my day.

20 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!!

    Merry Christmas & here's looking forward to a happy and healthy 2009!

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  2. mmm BBQ

    hope you have a lovely birthday and an cool chrimbo!

    Long time lurker!
    gill

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  3. Happy Birthday!!!

    Mine is soon too, we capricornians are VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE...lol.

    Thanks for blogging, I love reading it.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

    Tracey

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  4. Happy Birthday!!!! Hope you have a marvellous day despite having to work!

    BBQ sounds perfect for Xmas Day - hope you have a fabulous day. XO

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  5. Happy Birthday! Yeah working on your birthday sucks, but it will make the celebrations seem all that much better hehe

    Have a great Christmas :)

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  6. Hope you have a great birthday (minus people making you work!!) and a great christmas. I think this is the first time that I have ever commented on your blog actually! Like you, I live in melbourne (altho moved here this year from nz), trying to lose weight but also to be happy with myself in the meantime - and I have my birthday in a couple of weeks - also turning 28!!! Thanks for a great blog and I look forward to reading more next year!

    Marijke

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  7. happy birthday and merry present day too!

    i love reading your blog and i really hope that in spite of the title, you realise that you are beautiful, inside and out.

    i hope 2009 brings you much happiness, cause you are a totally phat sweetie pie!!!

    big kitty licks for yooooou.

    xxx

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  8. Happy Birthday! I hope you enjoyed all your celebrations (even though work interfered)...

    And Merry Christmas too! (I can't believe it's only two days away)

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  9. Happy birthday Tully! I am a christmas baby too, birthday on the 28th (will be 29, eeeek). I have really enjoyed reading your blog and appreciated you sharing such personal insightful writing.

    Merry Christmas!

    Miche

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  10. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for yesterday, and MERRY CHRISTMAS for tomorrow. Inbetween? HAVE FUN!!!

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  11. Oh Noes - I missed your birthday :( Hope you had a fantastic day yesterday xx

    Enjoy your day tomorrow and here's to a happy, healthy 2009 :)

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  12. Happy belated birthday and have a merry Christmas!

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  13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I've never been on your blog before but I saw a link to your blog on ANOTHER blog (really... I need to get a life) and the title of your blog TOTALLY caught my eye. I had an SOB say that to me years ago. He told me what a shame it was that I was so pretty & couldn't push myself away from the table. I wrote him a letter & told him what I thought about that... (he was a boss of mine)

    ANYWAY~ HAPPY BIRTHDDAY (mine is New Years Eve...) and come check my blog out sometime!

    www.rebuildingamy.blogspot.com

    Have a great day!

    Amy

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  14. Happy (belated) Birthday Tully! Hope you had a great day and a great Christmas.

    The good thing about disappointing years is that you can put them behind you - 2009 is waiting for you to do with it what you want, it will be a better year!

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  15. Hope you had a great birthday and a great Christmas :)

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  16. Happy Birthday my darling!! I hope you had a great day full of love, laughter and special memories .... xoxoxoc

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  17. Hey Tully .... I am blogging again!! bikertart.blogspot.com
    You wanna plug for me??

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  18. Merry Xmas, Happy Birthday and here's to a much better 09! My 08 sucked dog ringpiece so i'm in for a goodie.

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  19. A Belated Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas hun!

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