Tag Archives: Birthday

Happy 7th Birthday, C.J.!

C.J. turned seven on Saturday.  My baby is growing up.  He’d been planning his birthday celebration for three months – the amount of time he usually puts into preparing for big life moments like his birthday, nobody else’s birthday, Christmas, … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Birthday Blogger Edition

As a birthday present to myself, I took the earlier part of the week off from blogging.  I spent the time fixated on the fact that I’m now closer to 40 than I am to 30.  The first email that … Continue reading

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You Might Want To Sit This One Out…

As I’ve written over the years, birthdays can be tricky when the birthday boy/girl is gender creative.  Take C.J.’s last birthday for example; he had a Valentine’s-Day-themed-crafty-dress-up-party, wore a pink tutu and tiara and had nothing but “girl stuff” on … Continue reading

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Birthday Party Success

C.J.’s Valentine’s Day themed, crafty, dress-up 6th birthday party — to which he wanted all of his friends to attend dressed as “rock-star sassy fairy ballerina Harajuku girls” — was a huge success!  We are still recovering so this post will be … Continue reading

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C.J. Turns Six In Style

You Are Invited to C.J.’s Valentine’s Day Themed, Crafty, Dress-Up 6th Birthday Party Saturday at 11 a.m. Lunch and sweets will be served. Crafts will be made. Dress to dazzle.  Sparkles, glitter, tutus and pink are encouraged. You be you. … Continue reading

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When Gift Giving and Getting Goes Wrong

Molly is a cutie.  She is five and one of C.J.’s BFFs at school, where they have bonded over their love of Rapunzel and the color purple (the hue, not the novel/film/musical).  Molly has thick, brown curly hair and a … Continue reading

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