Sunday, 6 May 2012

The best day of the year! My birthday ☀

Yes! It's my birthday. I'm 36 and very happy about it too. It is great to be here. I appreciate being here so much having lost two very special people when they were just 20 and 25. I don't want to be maudlin though, I just wanted to emphasise that I am so happy to be seeing my birthday come round each year.



Today I had a lie in, breakfast in bed, a huge swag of wonderful gifts, plenty of messages of well wishes and a pile of cards.

I have just flung a leg of lamb in the Aga and after another cuppa in bed I will get dressed in a new frock (if it fits) that was a gift from Mr C and then I'll bake some bits and bats for Sunday Birthday Tea. Ooooh lovely!

Yesterday I saw My Girls (minus one. Boo) and on Friday I saw Bee. So I will have plenty to record here over the next few posts.

Have a great day one and all, so nice to have you along for the ride, this life is a good one, it's lovely to be able to share it and write it all down here.

xxx

54 comments:

  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!! Enjoy the rest of your day, hope you have a wonderful time and are spoiled rotten!
    Lots of love
    R xxx

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  2. Happy birthday you gorgeous darling! I LOVE your attitude to life and your thankfulness. It sounds like you have a fabulous day planned out - enjoy it hon and may all your birthday wishes come true. Becks xxx

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  3. Happiest of Birthdays, lovely! Brekky in bed and feelings of gratitude seem a pretty spiffy start to the day! Have fun. Bx

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  4. Happy Birthday to you
    Happy Birthday to you
    Happy Birthday dear Cuckoo
    Happy Birthday to you
    Julie xxxxxxxx

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  5. Happy Birthday!! Hope that you have a fabulous day xx

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  6. Happy birthday have a wonderful day, lunch sounds delicious

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  7. Happy Birthday! Have a great day! I hope there will be cake????

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  8. Happiest birthday dear girl!

    I'm glad you're here too!!

    Hxx

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  9. happy birthday lovely friend....hope you get spoiled rotten all day long...fee and boys x 4 ♥♥♥♥♥

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  10. Happy birthday! I think I saw you out shopping in Libertys in London yesterday and wanted to say hello as I really enjoy reading your blog (I didn't want to freak you out though!)
    Enjoy your day.
    F.

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  11. Well who knew? We share a birthday. Mine isnt going so well but I am enjoying berry cheesecake I made. xx

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  12. Happy birthday sweet Cuckoo!!!!!

    Love & hugs,

    Sarah xx

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  13. Happy Birthday Cuckoo! Awww wish I could have some cake! x

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  14. Wishing you the HAPPIEST of Birthdays!!
    Loved your last shawly ta-dah too!
    Rachel x

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  15. Happy Birthday! All the best in the next year

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  16. Happy Birthday my lovely!! It sounds like you have a lovelllyy day planned. Hopefully we get to see a few pics of your pressies and the yummy goodies your baking! :-) Lots of love on your special day xXx

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  17. A very happy birthday to you!

    Love Melxx

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  18. Happy birthday! (I always read, but rarely comment because I'm not really sure that my comments would be interesting... but really look forward to your updates!) Have a lovely day xx

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  19. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!
    hope you are having a lovely one :o)
    love jooles x

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  20. Hope you have had a wonderful birthday. How lovely to have a birthday over the Bank Holiday weekend. xx

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  21. Happy Birthday! Hope you have had a lovely day! It was my birthday on Friday and my birthday has spread through the whole weekend with seeing family and friends! I've had a great time and feel very treated!

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  22. Happy birthday, my dear!!!
    Hope you had a lovely, lovely day!!!
    Hugs,
    Carly
    x

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  23. Happy Birthday!! Have a good one, hope you'll be raising a glass or two :-) cheers!! xx

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  24. Wishing you a very happy birthday Cuckoo, have a lovely day
    Victoria xx

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  25. COO COO CUCKOO...... HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU.

    I have the same jug your b'day flowers are in.

    Luv x

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  26. Happy birthday lovely Cuckoo! x x x x x x x x x x x

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  27. This life is indeed a good one....Happy Birthday me dear.....x

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  28. Happy Birthday gorgeous lady. Wishing you many happy returns x

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  29. Happy Birthday Cuckoo, many, many happy returns!!! :)
    Vivienne x

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  30. Happy Birthday- hope its amazing and filled with lovely lovely times.
    You deserve a street parade with elephants and jugglers and dancers
    Hope its filled with awesomeness every second

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  31. Oh Happy Birthday to you, hope you have had a very happy day.

    Best Wishes
    Fleur xx

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  32. Happy birthday to you...sounds like you're going to have a spiffing day...& well deserved. Enjoy!!

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  33. Happy birthday Cuckoo! Hope you have a great day. Xx

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  34. I hope you had the happiest of days with your lovely family, it certainly started in a wonderful way....cuppa and pressies in bed. Here's cheers to another year full of all things wonderful.
    (Your birthday and I get the pressies!!) You are one special person and we are blessed and grateful to know you.
    xoxo Sandi

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  35. Happy Birthday! Always enjoy reading your blog :-)
    Carole

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  36. Hey Cuckoo, belated birthday wishes to you.......sounds like it was a lovely day and I hope you were spoilt rotten by your boys.

    All the best for the coming year and you're right despite the ups and downs, ' this life is a good one'

    Claire ❀♥X

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  37. Happy Birthday. Jealous to hear about your cup of tea in bed. This was me a few days ago after I noticed the recently boiled kettle.

    Me: "Thanks for the cup of tea."
    D: "What cup of tea?"
    Me: "Exactly!"
    D: "I wasn't even thinking about you."
    Me: "Apparently!"

    xXx Helen

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  38. Sounds like you had the best of birthdays! Cheers!

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  39. Hope you had a great birthday, and lots of fun with the family.

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  40. Wishing you a Happy Birthday for yesterday Cuckoo.

    Hope you had lots of fun, love and maybe a few treats too!



    P x

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  41. Lots of love for your birthday yesterday Cuckoo,hope your day went well,My husbands birthday is on the same day. We enjoyed a lovely roast lunch and birthday cake too.take care Sweetie,hugs juliexoxoxoxo

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  42. Happy birthday, dear! It sounds like you had a wonderful day. :)

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  43. Bon anniversaire ma cherie!

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  44. Happy Birthday you old fart xxxxxxxxx

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  45. Ooh, Happy Birthday!!
    Hope you had a lovely day,
    Wishing you a happy week too....fingers crossed for some sunshine!
    Susan x

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  46. A very happy birthday to you hon. I've just turned 36 recently too and I can feel that it's a wonderful age already ;) Enjoy your day xxxx Kylie

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  47. Awwww good to see on here, and instagram, that you had an awesome Birthday! 36? Still such a baby! I stopped wanting to celebrate my birthdays years ago. I really do not like them, and not really for the reasons of getting older either. I would just like them to go past unnoticed. Hard when you have kids though! Any excuse for cake! Lovely that you got see all your friends too for a bit of girly chit chat and shopping! It's always nice to re-charge with girly day!

    xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  48. Happy belated birthday darling girl! I have been away from my computer for far too long - so I'm sorry I hadn't sent you birthday wishes sooner! It sounded like you had a fab day hon. You don't look a day over 28 (that's the age I've decided to stay for many years, sadly my son is old enough to work out that the maths just doesn't stack up!!).

    See you again soon gorgeous,
    Leah
    xxxx

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  49. A belated happy birthday from me x

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  50. Happy Birthday (10 days late!) I hope it was a great day!

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  51. I would be happy if I was 36 too! A very belated Happy Birthday to you my lovely....

    Lou xxx

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