Tuesday, March 31, 2009

on the eve


tomorrow i turn 25. i'm definitely not 21 anymore. in saying that i do like the number twenty-five. i like the way it sounds, i like the way it looks.

most importantly i like the way it feels.

i'm approaching 25 with a spring in my step and a strawberry in my hand. I feel more comfortable and more content in my skin that i have ever felt before.

on this birthday i will celebrate with my boys. the one i fell in love with shortly after the above photo was taken. and the precious little munchkin we made together. there will be a special breakfast with friends and dinner with family. and a saturday night date with d. there will be chocolate too. perhaps some fresh blooms and a ribbon or two.

i will miss a few girls though. those crazy girls who have been there on the last six birthdays. the ones who always dress-up and have fun. who make me laugh. a few are busy in Sydney and the others are under the cherry blossoms in Japan. Yes girls, have a sake for me.

i love birthdays.

32 comments:

  1. what a really, really good time picture. Happy Birthday!

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  2. Great picture!

    Happy Birthday for tomorrow. I hope you have the loveliest day!

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  3. Happy Birthday Jodi! you are so young. 25 was my own big year. 25 on the 25th. i have fond memories of that time. Enjoy the breakfast and strawberries, the day and onward.

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  4. bonne anniversaire, lovely lady.
    25 is turning out to be the best year of my life; i'm sure you'll love it

    big big love

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  5. Happy birthday lovely! I didn't know our birthday's were so close together : ) I hope you have an extra special day xo Shannon

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  6. Happy birthday Jod's...hope you get spoilt..xx

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  7. Have a lovely week of birthday celebrations...Enjoy

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  8. Have a wonderful birthday! Hooray for 25!

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  9. happy happy birthday Jodi! 25 is nice. very nice. but you know what it only keep gettng better. i promise :)

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  10. Awwwwwww, Hatty Dirtday!
    You're just a baby...XXxx

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  11. That photo is amazing! You look so beautiful and happy... Happy Birthday!

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  12. Hope you have a super day with perfect dates with your big an little man. What could be more perfect.

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  13. Delicious blog! I turn 25 this year too... I can't wait... what a fabulous time of our life! Hope you had a lovely day... So glad I stumbled across your adventures xox

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  14. Happy Birthday beautiful lady! What a gorgeous photo. Hope you revel in the day that's all about YOU! x

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  15. Happy Birthday Jodi! Hope you have a lovely day with lots of cake! xx

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  16. Happy birthday to you!
    25 is wonderful, you are old enough to have figured a lot of stuff out and young enough to still feel carefree.
    I wish you a year of happiness with your wonderful boys.

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  17. At 10 years older, I can say I really liked the run up to 30. At 25 I was juggling a return home from a six month assignment in Vietnam, the arrival in my life of my four-step children (all at once, add water, instant family) or maybe my arrival in their life. We'd been visiting each other for almost every weekend of the three years prior and now we all lived together, in the one town, in the one house. 25 was hard, I don't even know that I have photos. Was good, but hard, you know. I loved 30, I'm finding 35 interesting, a new challenge - the beginning of a new seven-year cycle. Hmmm. I'm rambling. My wish for you: dark chocolate with a hint of chilli, a wee glass of an exotic sounding red wine, a plum coloured ribbon and a little ray of sunshine.

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  18. Happy Birthday Jodi!! I remember 25.... it is a wonderful time! We are fellow Aries....my birthday is tomorrow....only a decade or so apart! ;) Enjoy your celebrations!

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  19. happy happy birthday!!! enjoy your special day!x

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  20. This is my year to turn 25 as well!

    I hope you had the happiest day!

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  21. Oh to be 25! Happy Birthday to you!
    Have a lovely birthday Jodie - hope you get spoilt.
    Taniaxx

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  22. goodness, you were & still are so very beautiful!
    you have such a glowing spirit.

    beautiful birthday blessings to you!

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  23. Have a wonderful birthday Jodi...25 is a great age! ENJOY!!

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  24. Hi Jodie
    Warm birthday wishes being sent your way! Im a bit late but still hoping you had a wonderful day with your boys.
    Evie x

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  25. Happy belated!
    The 20's are a fabulous time to do your thang and enjoy being yourself.
    I hope your year ahead is full of endless happiness and lovely possibilities!

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  26. Happy belated birthday!
    Such a nice picture...you look so happy :)

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  27. Happy Birthday!
    Hope it's a year filled with lots of Joy.♪

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