My Birthday

As I am writing this, it is my birthday. I’m publishing it a few days from now, so none of you bastards can STEAL MY IDENTITY!!!! Haha, jk, it’s because there are already posts lined up, and I’m too lazy to reorder everything. The reason I’m typing right now instead of out eating fancy food, and getting foot rubs from Hubby, is that he is fantastically sick. For those of you who follow me on twitter, you know that my main goal is to avoid catching whatever it is he has, and secondarily to not be responsible for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. Somehow, I know that the zombie apocalypse will be eventually caused by something stupid I do, and I’d like to prevent it as long as possible. You’re welcome, America.

Anyway, in spite of being indoors (and downstairs, to avoid contagion), I have had a pretty awesome birthday. I had a Halloween party for my birthday party this year, so I basically just celebrated early. I got to do several of my favorite things: 1)Hang out with my friends 2)Dress in a costume 3)Drink heavily 4)Eat a cake made by Brandy, the stewrat. (pics to follow).

Yesterday, my gift from Hubby came in the mail. It is FIVE books of a series I have been wanting! Now he’s sick so once I’m done writing things for you people to read, I can go read. The girls at work also took me out to lunch to get some Pho (you KNOW I love me some pho), AND made me chocolate cupcakes with raspberry frosting!!! PLUS I had about 80 million “Happy Birthday” notes on my facebook! All in all, a great birthday since it is on a week day.

I’ve been told that this year will be the last good one, in life? in eternity? I don’t know they weren’t clear, but I can see that. Soon people will be all “ohh, you’re almost thirty! WHERE ARE YOUR BABIES? YOU MUST HAVE BABIES NOW!!” I’m not looking forward to that.

Now, here are the pictures that will show you why I had such a fantastic birthday on Halloween weekend, and why I was too busy to post a bunch of Halloween crafts:

Yes, that is me on the right, dressed as the Baroness from G.I. Joe (the cartoon, not that vomit of a movie that just came out), and Hubby is dressed as Adam Ant, the singer.

Here we have Goose from Top Gun, and Risky Business (aka Brandy who makes the world’s best cakes).

Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

Yes, little Flapjack had a costume! Captain Flappy von Flapjack!

The most awesome Rainbow Bright ever! Her wand even lit up!

And here are all my naughty nerds! You can see Brandy went all out as Risky Business, then we have a Punk, the Baroness, Rainbow Bright, someone who just came from her grandparent’s house, Dolly Parton, and a Cholita!

This is my fantastic cake that Brandy made! It’s a 1up mushroom from Mario Brothers!

And then Mario and his controller showed up!

Mario and Bowser have some, uh, tension they need to work out.

They make such a cute couple!

Beetlejuice, with pet sand worm, and Grumpy the Carebear seemed to be having a great time together.

Beans is a zombie prom queen. She even made her own banner, which says “Prom Queen 1984”. The writing looks spectacular, and I totally stole it for another year. If you haven’t guessed by now, the theme was 1980’s.

Sarah did a fantastic job making her blue fairy costume. There is still glitter in my kitchen though.

Here we have a golfer (who took some heat for her “costume”), and Punky Brewster. Punky even had buttons all from the 80’s on her jacket!

Marty McFly here even made her own hoverboard! I wish I’d gotten a better picture of it, but it looked dead on! These two, Samantha and Jon, just got married, and I was honored to attend. Congratulations you two!

We did a lot of decorating as well, but this post is REALLY long, even by my wordy standards, so that will probably show up in another post. I hope all of you enjoy Halloween, and are as inspired by my creative friends as I am.

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November 15, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Random typing.

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