Wednesday, March 07, 2012

WWTKW: Birthday Edition

Good Wednesday Morning, all!  What shall we do to celebrate this lovely, sunny, WARM Wednesday??


I think I’ll link ‘er up with Mamarazzi and Crazymama for a little Wednesday Q&A. 

This week, they’re asking all about birthdays.  And I LOVE birthdays!!

{1} What is your favorite way to celebrate birthdays?
{2} Which is more fun to celebrate? Celebrating yours or your loved ones?
{3} What is your dessert of choice for birthday celebrating?
{4} Tell us about your best birthday you've ever had.
{5} Share your favorite birthday song
{6} Bonus Question: if you could pick any age to be again, how old would you be and why?

My answers:

{1} What is your favorite way to celebrate birthdays?  Umm…I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I kind of go crazy with my birthday.  I try to stretch out the fun as long as I can.  I think this past year, it lasted almost three weeks.  My dad always called it “The Queen’s Jubilee”.  (He hated my birthday.)  I like having dinner with my friends, and celebrating the others who have birthdays close to mine.  (There are a few of us in July!)  I also like having a family BBQ dinner – burgers, dogs, chips, cake…But honestly, thinking wayyyy ahead to July now (29 is still VERY VERY FAR AWAY)…what I’d like to do most this year is just go to the movies and go to McDonalds.  That’s one of my most favourite outings ever.

I think this was my 25th…celebrating with great friends at Gavan’s

My 24th maybe?  With friends in the Elvis booth at Jack Astor’s!!

{2} Which is more fun to celebrate? Celebrating yours or your loved ones?  I love both.  I don’t like getting older, but I do enjoy celebrating with family & friends, so I’m not one of those people that dreads their birthday.  (Not a fan of the age going up, but what can ya do.)  I also enjoy celebrating birthdays when it’s not my own!!  Birthdays = good food and cake.  What’s not to love?!

{3} What is your dessert of choice for birthday celebrating?  I think I have to say my mom’s cake.  Mom has made our birthday cakes for a million years.  And they’re always wonderful.  I prefer a white cake.  But if I had to choose a second option, I’d got with a DQ cake!

I tried to find a picture of a birthday cake my mom made for me, but apparently I don’t have any on this computer.  So here’s a picture of my niece’s first birthday cake, made by mom! lol

{4} Tell us about your best birthday you've ever had.  I have actually told this story on the blog before.  My best birthday was the year Brenda took me to meet my favourite hockey player of all time, then-Ottawa Senators defencemanWade Redden at the 65 Roses Sports Gala at the Rideau Carleton Raceway.   It was a few weeks before my actual birthday, but you can bet I was still buzzing about it by the time my birthday came around!!  You can find the full story in all it’s glory here.

Jill & Wade

{5} Share your favorite birthday song.  This is the song that comes into my head when it’s birthday time.  At least, the first couple of lines.  I even sing it to my little niece and nephew.  No sippin’ Bacardi for them, though.

{6} Bonus Question: if you could pick any age to be again, how old would you be and why?  I think I’d go back to something like age 5.  I worried a lot as a kid – I think if I could go back, I’d savour those young, innocent days more, and just fully enjoy being a kid.  Plus, you’ve got your whole life ahead of you at 5, and no real cares in the world.  And you get to do Barbies hair all day long.  Yeah.  That would be a good age to revisit.


Nicole said...

ah to be 5 again... lol.

VandyJ said...

Yeah 5 sounds good. Potty trained and able to do most stuff for yourself, but still small enough to snuggle with mom. It's a good age.

insomnia said...

I love that song!Never thought of it!!!
Great pics. Looks like you know how to have fun:)

Jodie said...

This was my first time to participate in the WWTKW!! Loved it!!

D said...

Great answers and wow! You celebrate a birthday the way everyone should. You look like you have a blast. Good for you!

A Randomlicious Blog for the Soul said...

It would be fun to be 5 again, knowing what I know now...I think that'd be a hard adjustment LOL!

That birthday cake is awesome! I wish my mom made fun cakes for us as kids. I wish I could remember my birthday cakes, they weren't anything special, I think maybe store bought?

Chelsea said...

Thats a great song. I love that bear cake to. SUper cute. But I gotta go woth DQ!

Jenn said...

I have July birthday too! lol

I never thought of my childhood brithdays with the last question....hmmm....

Mamarazzi said...

LOL @ The Queen's Jubilee!! i super love that, seriously fabulous!!

thanks for linking up!!

Myya said...

That is awesome that you stretch your Birthday out for so long. Seriously, good company & food what can be better. LOL!