Okay, okay...I admit it. I'm a grown up. But don't tell anyone.
My students threw a surprise party for me yesterday. It was the cutest.thing.ever. I had been out Thursday (my husband's grandmother passed away) so the kids had ample opportunity for planning and decorating. When I walked in Friday morning, there were balloons everywhere, messages written on my board, and presents waiting for me. Some of the girls had assigned items to be brought in for a party. Kids brought drinks, cookies, candy, plates, napkins. It was hilarious that they pulled it all off without my knowledge.
The kids walked in beaming and grinning from ear to ear...so excited to see my reaction. Needless to say, we didn't get much accomplished. There was a lot of balloon throwing, candy eating, and movie watching. Hey, we had just finished reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. So we COMPARED the book to the movie. It's educational, I tell ya.
One of my boys bought me a tiara and some girls had leis for me. I was a sight. But the kids loved it so I played along...despite the headache I was getting from the tiara squeezing my temples all day long.I also got the funniest freaking birthday card I have ever seen from my IRLBFF, Deb.
Oh my gosh..it cracked me up! Thanks, Deb!
Last night I made a birthday dinner of steak and baked sweet potatoes. The sweet potato was looking a little too healthy sitting on my plate...so I quickly took care of that.
Here's the potato when I was done with it.
Why yes, that is brown sugar, cinnamon, caramel sauce, and marshmallows.
Shut up. It's my birthday.
Tonight we are going out to dinner...the 4 of us. Next weekend my sister is coming down so the husband and I can go out like the grown-ups that we are.
Do you have big weekend plans? Are you younger than me? Probably. I am 32 now. Hmpf.