Monday, February 15, 2010

Today I've Hit A Milestone~!!!

What milestone you ask? A big one, at least to me ... lol. Milestone birthdays are relative. To a 20 year old, 25 is a milestone. To a 90 year old, 100 is a milestone. It's all relative. Mine hit today ... the BIG 50~! Wow! I can't believe it!

I am so fortunate to have such great family and friends. My daughter planned a surprise party for me on Saturday and I really, truly was surprised. We had made plans that my husband and I would go to her city and stay there the evening on Saturday and we would go out to dinner. Nothing seemed 'suspicious' to me at all! When we showed up at the restaurant not only was my whole family there but she had invited old friends of mine from 30 something years ago~!!! I was stunned. It was fabulous to see these people. Some of us have kept in contact via facebook for the past couple years but it has been years and years since I've seen them. Actually one guy and his wife I haven't seen for almost 30 years~!! We all had a great time and I think we were all in a huge time warp~!! lol

Here's a few photo's of my 50th~!!!











Ok, that 'Over The Hill' sign above - I didn't have the nerve to point it at me. Over the Hill is still to the right ... lol.



The layout above is myself and my wonderful daughter who planned and put this whole thing together~!

Great time and definately some great memories~! Actually I had been thinking about this birthday for awhile now because for some reason those 'milestone' birthdays seem much bigger then the one the year before or the one the year after ... lol. And I had made these kits ... for milestone birthdays. Worked out great for me and what a perfect time to put them into LLL Creations Dollar Mart~!

All of the elements used in the above layouts are included in the kits ... and more~!

So hold onto your birthday hats ... here's some new Milestone Birthday Mini Kits ...

30th Birthday Mini Kit



Each kit has 16 elements ... plus you get 2 bonus papers.



40th Birthday Mini Kit





50th Birthday Mini Kit





60th Birthday Mini Kit





70th Birthday Mini Kit





Now I could of started at 25 and gone up to 100 ... but whew! ... so I kept my big 50 around the middle ~! lol

Each Mini Kit is only $2.00~!!! You can get them all HERE or just go through LLL Creations Dollar Mart under the Mini Kits category.

AND ... My February promotion is still on with a $5.00 purchase. See details here.

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Todays freebie is a Blue Paper Pack ... I used some of them in the layouts above ...

Download Blue Paper Pack #2
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Hope you had a great Valentines day~!

8 comments:

Lynna said...

A very Happy Birthday to you! It looks like you had a wonderful party! Thank you for the very pretty blue papers!

Judy said...

Happy Birthday.....those photos look great and so do you!!!

Lori said...

Thank you for freebies. Link on your post was added to Lori's freebie list

Jody said...

Happy Birthday!

My next "milestone" is 75 in a couple of years. For some reason I consider it more of a milestone than 70 was. Imagine 3/4 of a century!

CraftCrave said...

Thank you! This blog post will be advertised on CraftCrave in the DigiFree category today (look for timestamp: [16 Feb 01:00pm GMT]).

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 9 post on Feb. 16, 2010. Thanks again.

Debra said...

Hi, thanks for the great papers!

Rachel said...

thank you