Weekly Question #8

This week’s WQ is:

How would you like to spend your special day, your birthday?

As much as possible I want it simple. I’m not a party girl so expect that. For the past 8 years, I don’t remember throwing a party on my birthday. I go to the Church and give thanks that I have completed another year. Or if time allows, I usually celebrate it with my husband, we dine out and that’s it!

But this year, there was a simple celebration. My plan was to have a simple celebration as much as possible. Some sort of a get together enough to make up or the years that I am not able to spend with the whole family. Family means our whole clan. But…. all of them came even my cousins who stay in Manila. I rented a karaoke. Hard drinks served for the olds. Beers served for the not-so-old heehee! 8kgs of spag was finished. 4kgs of pork for pulutan served. A cake that reads Happy 30th something was also there. Just a recap, I made a joke a day before my bday. My tita who also gave the cake came with me in the market to purchase the things needed for my bday. She’s the expert! And I made a joke that I wish to have a cake that reads Happy 30th something as I didn’t want to reveal my real age to everyone. So she granted my wish haha! Anyway, the plans to make it simple never happened. There was even a continuation the next day. I decided not to return the karaoke yet and called all my cousins the next day. We had lunch together, I prepared something special. To cut it short, I crossed the budget limit. But no regrets. Everyone was happy. Besides I haven’t done it for a while. But maybe next year, it’ll be a normal and ordinary bday for me once again. Besides a candle that reads 33rd bday won’t look good on the cake anymore! Haha!

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5 Comments

  1. If money, time and resources are available, I really would appreciate a trip somewhere I’ve not gone to. Somewhere relaxing and quiet. I want to spend it with my family – hubby and two kids, then maybe next time just the two of us ni hubby. But since my birthday usually falls on a rainy day, indoor is still a pleasurable option as long as I’m with my family and few friends.
    BELATED HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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  2. Thanks Mitch and belated Happy Birthday to you.

    close to your Tama lang yun to celebrate with them, people who matter most and who are close to your heart, since you haven’t been able to spend time with them for a long time.

    Grabe, 8kilos of spaghetti, andami ninyo 🙂 I am sure it must have been a wonderful and very memorable experience for all of you.

    Thanks and have a great week! (Lunch break ko,and yes, I’m at work 🙂 )

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  3. Hi Julie! Naku sa father side pa lang yan, wala pa ang sa kabilang side haha! Nun ngang kay Deye mas madami pa dyan plus 10 kgs na bbq etc. Ayun washed out din haha!

    Hope you had a good one though….

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