February 19th, 2013 | Quarter of a Century

So the unthinkable happened. I got old. Just suddenly over night one day last week! I know age is just a number but it’s weird to think that I have actually been here a quater of a century now. I think the general population is maturing later too. When I think about 25 year olds that I knew when I was younger, I feel like they had accomplished much more in life. Is it just me, or does anyone else feel the same way some time? They say that the second half of your twenties goes by slower than the first. Well, we’ll see about that.

Anyways age aside I had such a wonderful birthday! I’m so lucky to have such amazing friends, family & co-workers. I couldn’t ask for better people in my life, or could imagine a better birthday. I’m really lucky. Here’s a few snapshots from my day:

The day of my birthday I went with my mom to get my hair & nails done. (A long with a hand massage, which just made me realize how badly I need a full body massage haha!) After we went out for lunch and I had once of the best gluten free burgers I’ve had in a while.

When I got home there was a little surprise waiting for me, one of my best friends who lives over 4 hours away had sent me the prettiest flowers!! It’s so funny how getting flowers can make any day seem so much more special than it already is.

My sister spent 4 hours slaving away to make me the BEST cake. It was a gluten free strawberry cake, with fresh strawberries between the layers and was iced in a ombre rosette pattern. I died.

What would a birthday be without my beloved DAVIDsTEA. I made myself a Birthday Cake tea latte, topped it with a few sprinkles. The best. I also received two teas (1 & 2) , a new bodum travel thermos (which keeps my tea hot for hours by the way!!!), and a set of 4 nobel cups for my birthday. Be-still my old lady heart. I’m in love with every single one.

I also made a trip to my favourite local antique stores. I guess I have a reputation there for being the tea-cup-collecting lady because when I was finally getting ready to check out they surprised me with a stunning pink tea cup with gold detailing as a birthday present.

Oh and this is probably the lamest thing to ask for your birthday… but I got a steamer! I’m so freakin’ excited!!! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!

 


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  • Ms. Megan

    What a lovely birthday!! I adore those tea cups and I love the sprinkles on top of your beverage!! :)

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      It was quite yummy!

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      It really was good!

  • http://undeci.de/ Sara

    Whee! I turn a quarter of a century this year as well come May. It really makes me feel old the more I think about it…. LOL

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      I try not to think about it ;)

  • Melanie

    Yay for being 25!! I’m almost there.. blah! It looks like you had a great birthday! and I usually don’t like tea but a birthday cake tea sounds delish! xo

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      On the bright side your twenties are supposed to be the best time if your life… Or something like that ahaha

  • Mel

    Happy Belated Birthday! It sounds like a lovely day. And cheers for steamers too! I will never iron again. Love it.

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      Thanks! I can’t iron at all. We have the most lovely steamer at work and every time I used it I wanted one more and more. Love them

  • http://twitter.com/Hllly Holly Crawford

    Woo!! Looks like you had such a lovely & PRETTY birthday!!

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      It was wonderful!! Miss you :((

  • Heather

    Happy birthday! A birthday cake tea latte sounds to die for!!

    xo Heather

    http://ahopelessnotebook.blogspot.com/

    • http://misskaitonline.com Kait

      Thank you! It was really really good