Monday, August 17, 2009

Monday Mischief: Happy Birthday to Me!



It's my birthday today!


I never really get tired of making a big deal out of my birthday, even though I'm old enough to have stopped caring about my age long ago [sometimes I even forget]! My theory is that the older you get, the longer and more extravagently/ridiculously you should be allowed to celebrate...thus, the ridiculous chicken-themed party I had on Saturday.



I suppose I should be embarassed by these photos...but, my blog is called Nothing Elegant, after all. This is my favorite chicken: his name is Barbecue, and he was really hard too catch, but I did it! The chicken party game was a success in my book. If you ever want to borrow chickens for a party, just give me a holler...



And this is one of my favorite photo from the party on Saturday [::cupcake nose kisses with my friend Sarah].


Thanks to my beautiful sister, my parents, and my friends for indulging me on my birthday!



Have a wonderful Monday everyone...really!


11 comments:

lostinaspotlessmind said...

The happiest of birthdays to you, darling one! I so wish I could have joined you in chasing chickens, it sounds hilarious! And I couldn't agree more on your theory about age vs. the extravagance/ridiculousness of the celebration. When I turn 60 I intend to throw a gigantic masquerade for the whole city (or something equally magical). My tomorrow, however, will "only" include Boyfriend, best friend, lasagna, chocolate in all possible forms and hopefully El Copero (my favourite red wine) - and I'm so excited I feel like a four year-old ;) I hope your day will be as fantastic as you are, kitten!

PS: Boyfriend also wishes you a happy birthday :) He loves his sunglasses almost as much as he loves me, and has even worn them on stage.

Brigid said...

Happy birthday! I'm pretty terrified of chickens, but that is such a unique theme.

MySpecialStash said...

Happy Birthday lovely Tara!! You look absolutely adorable in your birthday photos, and I hope the party was as fun as it looks!

Chrissy Foreman C said...

Wow ~ what a great time!!! I ADORE that shirt you were given and I love the chicken idea! I agree that the older you get the more you can be crazy! You look beautiful with your chicken ~ so happy and filled with joy. Happy Birthday!!!

Bree said...

That's a great name for a chicken! :D

Poke Salad Annie said...

such fabulous photos! happy belated birthday! and Barbecue has to be the best name for a chicken i've ever heard :)

Rachel said...

happy belated birthday!

Sam said...

Fantastically fun photos!! Happy Birthday!! I love that photo of you with the chicken - you look like you're going to fall over with mirth!!

{Tara} said...

Airam -- You are so sweet!! I want to go to your masquerade ball -- please!

Brigid -- Ahhh...chickens are sweet, LOL. Though one of them did bite me!

Special Stash -- Thanks so much! It was a fantastic time!

{Tara} said...

Chrissy -- Thanks Chrissy! Yes, that shirt was an amazing surprise!

Bree -- Ha, ha! Yes, my father named it that. *Cheeky*

Annie -- Yes, my family always jokes about eating her at our next barbecue...

Rachel -- Thank you so much!

Sam -- I was quite happy [and a little intoxicated]!

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