Saturday, September 1, 2012

Birthday Months


Do you love your birthday month? Is it your favorite month of the year? I think each month should absolutely be adored by all the birthday recipients it contains. I know I love each and every day of September as they countdown the days to my own special day.


As a child I didn't think it was at all fair that I had to wait all the way to the end of the month for presents and cake. I don't think it is at all a coincidence that I should marry a man whose birthday is the very first day of his month. The end of one month, boom you are eating cake the next day!


One good thing about having a birthday at the end of the month, I receive cards in the mail all month long. My husband's wishes are always late!


My husband asked me the other day, "What volume of Columbo do you have?" Hmmmm, I now have 28 more days to think about the enjoyment I will have at watching my favorite detective solve the crime.


And 28 more days to drop hints about other things I have been longing to have.


I love that on my birthday my husband will take the initiative to let Charlie in and out ALL day long. All the other days of September there is an oldest child showdown as to who can wait the longest before the other one gives in yet again to see to Charlie's needs.


I love also that my children can be expected behind their knocks on the door, eager to embrace me and tell me I am their favorite Mom. My reply, of course, is that I am their ONLY mom! Their reply, of course, is "And you're the BEST one there is!"


And so today I wish you a Happy September as this is the month I wait all year for, plus 28 days!

35 comments:

Denise said...

E-Did you ever get My 2 e-mails.?

My Vintage Mending said...

Happiest of September Birthdays...Those little piggies are perfection. Love their grumpy little face. Smiles...Renee

Denise said...

As always fantastic pretty crafts,so much fun!Sept.18th is My birthday,one more reason I have always liked Sept.too.Happy Birthday to both of us! Denise

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

It sounds like you have that excited anticipation all month long, Elizabeth. I had to laugh at what your children say to you. I have one girl and one boy also and I will say to them, "you are my favorite son" or "you are my favorite daughter", which always brings the reply of "I am your ONLY son {or daughter}!".

annemarie said...

September is my month also - the 23rd - I love everything about September. Enjoy your month!!

Pieceful Bits said...

Happy Early Birthday!!! You are the best ever! <3

laurie -magpie ethel said...

You are lucky you like your birthday month. Mine is in January and is lost in the holidays and New Year. Enjoy your month of anticipation for your birthday!

vivian said...

sept is a great month for a birthday. mine is in october.. right at the beginning.. so it ushers in my favorite month with my favorite holiday at the very end! and of course, that makes us both libras, (unless your a virgo..) and that explains alot about us!
happy September!!!
xoxo

Ina said...

I love September, too!! So glad you celebrate your bday. Some people struggle with it because it means turning another year older. Not me! I'm like you...bring on the cake! ;p

Sandy said...

LOL....Monday is my son's 32 birthday, and Meri's ?? birthday too! And the 6th is Meri's sister Lin who is my highs chool chum! So September holds a few imprtant birthdays, now I can add one more!!!!!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Happy September!! My birthday just came and went I'm also at the end of the month, August 29. Cute little piggies!! :) Smiles, hope you have a happy Labor day weekend! xo Holly

Perfectly Printed said...

Love your birthday jars and the pigs expressions! Like you I love my birthday month...April! So glad you like your b-day month too!

chris

Terri said...

Gosh, Birthday Month! I am thrilled for you! I love that your family honors you all month long! Yay!
This year was my worst birthday ever...never happened to me before. So I decided I didn't have one, and I don't have to be a year older! So next year, I will be 53 again! : )
Doesn't that sound fair???

I don't often comment, but I come by and see all your amazing creations and totally enjoy your energy!
Happy Birthday month!
Hugs,
Terri

Denise said...

You've Got Mail :)

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Hi E!
I think celebrating your birthday all month is a great plan! That little piggy looks very sad/angry!
Warmly,
deb

Jenée said...

HA! I only have to wait mid-way through September -- well mid-way plus 2 days (17th). My sweet grandson has to wait for the very last day. Happy birthday from one Sept. babe to another!

Celestial Charms said...

September seems like a fabulous month for a birthday. My grandfather's birthday was in September, and when I was a child I didn't know anyone else with a September special day. I feel a bit cheated with mine. It's in June, and always falls right near Father's day. Oh well, happy birthday month, E!
Maureen

Maria said...

Happy Birthday to the most creative women breathing!!
Every one of your posts is a present to readers..:)
Enjoy your month!!!
Fondly,
Maria in NY

Kim K. said...

Wishing a blessed birthday month!! Those grumpy little piggies are adorable. Hugs.

Sally Annie Magundy said...

That little piggy with the frown cracks me up Elizabeth :)

Time is flying, how can it be September already?! Happy happy birthday month, may the fun and excitement grow until your very special day arrives!

Sally xo

vintage grey said...

Happy Birthday month!! My birthday is in September, too! Wishing you a beautiful fall month! xo Heather

ImagiMeri said...

Well my birthday is tomorrow, so I'm older...neener, neener! That's probably not the best thing, but hey I've earned every gray hair I have! May you have the best month ever dear friend.

Hugs n' love,
Meri

Chenille Cottage said...

Cute times two!
I just love your pigglets puggy little noses!
Have a happy day, my friend!
Smiles,
Carolynn

bobbie said...

Perfect timing ~ my birthday is 9/1!!!

Debby said...

My birthday is at the beginning of OCtober. I love OCtober......all the fall fun and Halloween. My son and his wife have bd's then as well. Yours must be close to October. Happy Birthday early. Enjoy the whole month.

craftyles said...

I love that little piggy. How cute is that? Isn't it nice to look forward to that special day? I bet you are counting down!

Kai said...

I, too am a September birthday girl. I'll be 62 on the 13th! And, except for living in hurricane prone Houston which is notorious for 'erupting' in August & September (Hurricane Ike had the NERVE to hit at EXACTLY midnight on Sept. 13, 2008 & leave us without power for 29 DAYS) I love September. It's a month of promises for the Autumn to arrive, & for hints of the upcoming holiday season. Ahhhh! Happy September birthday to YOU! And thank you so much for the lovely ongoing gift of your wonderful blog!

Patti said...

Just yesterday I said to hubs, "I wonder when Elizabeth's birthday is." now I know! Happy September to you!

Rosie said...

It looks like we share the same birthday! :) (Wish I shared your talent for crafting vintage pretties.) Maybe your husband could do what mine does, he celebrates my birthday WEEK! That way I don't have so long to wait and I'm treated to little surprises for 7 days! :)
rosie

superstitches said...

September is a great birthday month. I know because it's also mine. Happy Birthday and may you get lots of hugs and presents all month long.

Rosemary said...

what do you call the twirly hickey do that you have your cute cards on? I want to make one and can't think of what they are called :)

Suzann said...

Happy Birthday!!! My birthday is 9/11

I hope you are doing well and enjoy your birthday ALL month long!!!

Suzann ~xoxo~

GardenofDaisies said...

Elizabeth, your little piglet birthday jars are so cute! My son is a September baby, so I love this month too.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

LOVE your little piggy jars, they are too cute! Happy Upcoming B-Day To You:@)

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