Thursday, November 6, 2008

My Birfday!

Today I am 27 years old! I just can't help but feel special on November 6. I grew up in a family where birthdays were recognized with parties and gifts or a special dinner at any restaurant the birthday boy or girl chose. And people are so nice to you on your birthday!

My sweeter than sweet hubs made my day when he surprised me with a birthday cake he made! Check this out!

Look how smooth that icing job is! He rigged up his own rotating cake stand with a small lazy susan and one of those little rubbery grip pads one can use to get the pickle jar open. The pad kept the parchment under the cake from sliding around when he turned the stand. He is so smart!

And boy, was that cake good. The people at work raved.

To top it all off, this Sunday afternoon he is taking me SKYDIVING!!! OH MY GOSH!!! We have been talking about skydiving for YEARS, and he decided to surprise me for my birthday this year. I have never done anything like this (bungee jump, hang glide, parasail...nothing!) so I am psyched...and nervous! I'll let you know how it goes!


tardevil said...

Happy Birthday to you!!! I'd sing, but you couldn't hear it (and be glad for that!) That cake looks soooo good...he's a keeper! And dang, he figured out that lazy susan trick, and I didn't know about that until I was 41 yrs. old. I'm guessing he's an engineer! :O) Have fun skydiving. Be sure to pull the cord! When you get to my age, you're chicken to do things like that!

ROXY said...

holy cow, that's a pretty impressive cake for a husband. I think mine would set the kitchen on fire!! Happy B-day:)

Jenn said...

Wow, I am so impressed with that cake!! Give Walt major props! And that throws Andy's theory that "men just can't bake" out the window :). I can't believe you're going skydiving!!! Actually, I can believe it, that seems like a totally fearless Kimberly thing to do :). Have fun!

Jenny S said...

HAPPY BIRFDAY TO YOU!!! What a sweet husband! Skydiving?? I am terrified of heights, can't even look out when in a glass elevator!! hehe You are my hero, have someone on the ground take lots of pics!!

Heidi Ann said...

HAPPY BiRTHDAY girlie!!!! :) That cake looks delish and what a wonderful surprise!! The skydiving... OMG!!! You are WAY braver than me!!! I cant wait to hear how it went hehe!! xoxox!

Gabby said...

First of all.. Happy Birthday. Sky Diving sounds awesome.. and like one of those things you should do to celebrate your youth.

I am so impressed by the cake. That is not a canned frosting... he is a keeper!

Thank you for all the blog comments. I have been to embarrassed to tell almost any of my friends about it. Few know what a blog is anyway, but I am ultra excited that we can be friends again.
We loved you guys too, it was always good times when our families got together. My Mom always talked about how wicked smart you are, and she was right!

Enchantments and Giggles said...

Happy Birthday, a day late, Kimberly! I hope it was great! I cuold never skydive! Afraid of heights! But you go for it!

Ed said...

Happy Birthday and good luck on your skydive. it was my birthday on the 4th November (I was 60) shhh
HPS :-)

g said...

wow, what a great husband.

Skydiving!!!! I am totally in awe that you can do this!!

What a wonderful birthday accomplishment. You will come back and tell us all about it, right?

(Can you get a PINK parachute?)