Monday, January 7

It Was A Very Happy Birthday

My dear friends threw me a little birthday party last night, and I have to say, I was more than touched.  There was a wall of note-cards listing out "31 Things We Love About Katie", as well as a donut tower, and a smorgasbord of all my favorite foods.  I'm so thankful to have such caring, sweet people in my life.  It sure makes a gal feel special!
(That last photo was taken by Elsie.)

We spent the evening laughing and eating (and eating some more).  It was a pretty perfect way to enter this new year.

Also, a HUGE 'thank you' to everyone who sent sweet birthday wishes my way.  You made a great day even better!

  

56 comments:

  1. You look so sweet and happy :) Glad you had a wonderful day x

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  2. Happy belated birthday! Looks like you had a wonderful time. LOVE the donut tower...what a great idea!

    Sylvia
    www.sylvialovespink.com

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  3. that cake is great! what wonderful, warm friends you have.

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  4. You look so amazing on these pictures :)
    Wish you a very happy birthday
    Joyeux anniversaire !

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  5. Aw it looks and sounds like a perfect birthday party - your friends seem to be amazing people!
    I love the photos, so cute! :)

    Happy birthday to yooouu!

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  6. How fun! Happiest of birthdays to you. Mine is coming up in less than a month! I can't wait!

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  7. Happy Belated! Absolutely love the "31 Things We Love" idea. Definitely one to note down for future celebrations. But sounds like you had an awesome gathering and very jealous of your book of pies! ; ) Thanks for sharing!

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  8. how sweet! happy birthday to you, dear!

    -Jenna
    www.honeybeesandtealeaves.com

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  9. Yummy donuts! Happy Birthday Katie from London!

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  10. Your birthday cake is original! Happy birthday Katie and all the best !

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  11. I´m so happy you had a nice time! :) Happy birthday! <3

    Mari
    http://marilovescupcakes.blogspot.com.ar/

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  12. I have never seen a donut tower before! So cute! Happy HAPPY Birthday!!

    What an adorable idea for the 31 things...My boyfriend is turning 31 in 2 weeks...I might make my own spin on that for him! =)

    I'm glad you had a wonderful day! Enjoy your year!

    Ergo - Blog

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  13. Happy birthday, Katie! Such a warm birthday celebration! How sweet are those notecards?!

    Theresa
    http://bomamma.blogpspot.com

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  14. Donut cakes are the best! Out kids have requested them over regular cake a few times now, and they are so much easier than making a dessert from scratch:)

    Happy birthday Katie! I'll be joining you in 31 in May! <33

    Love,
    Stephanie May*

    www.maydae.com

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  15. Happy Birthday!! It looks like you guys had a great time! My birthday is in about 2 weeks and I can't wait! Thinking about making a donut tower too! :)

    xx Ashleigh
    www.ashflynn.blogspot.com

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  16. Happy Birthday beautiful girl! You have such wonderful friends!! xoxo

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  17. Your friends sound lovely, I'm glad they made your celebrations special. x

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  18. Happy birthday. Looks like so much fun. I love the doughnut tower idea!

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  19. What a great way to spend your birthday! I really love the birthday donut tower so great.
    Carlee
    Almost Endearing

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  20. Happy (belated) Birthday! I'm a new reader here, and I love your blog! Looks like you had a great time. I guess that any birthday party thrown by A Beautiful Mess girl must be awesome. :)

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  21. Happy Belated Birthday!! Such a lovely thing for your friends to do!

    xx
    - Keeley
    Livinginyourimagination.blogspot.com

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  22. Glad you had such a beautiful birthday! I have that book-- the pies are DELICIOUS and so gorgeous, too!

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  23. Happy Birthday! I love that 3rd picture down of you! Such a cool shot.

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  24. Aw so sweet! What a fun party! Happy Birthday to you Katie! :)

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  25. That is so sweet! I love that wall of things people love about you!

    Happy (belated) birthday!

    X

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  26. That donut cake looks WAY too yummy. xo

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  27. Happy Birthday!! Looks like an amazing party :)

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  28. Happy Birthday! You are so lucky to have friends who know you so so well and throw you such a sweet and personal party. Would you mind sharing what dress you are wearing? It is so adorable and you look lovely as always!

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  29. I'm totally having a donut tower for my birthday this year...

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  30. Happy Belated Birthday Katie!! I love your blog!

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  31. Happy Birthday! You and my younger sister share the same birthday! I hope you had a wonderful birthday and spend time with your loved ones.

    My blog: acolorfulcreation.blogspot.com

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  32. Happy Birthday! I looks like you had a wonderful birthday surrounded by your friends and family. Also, that donut tower looks like the best idea ever. :)

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  33. oh man those dooonnnuuttsss. happy birthday, lady!

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  34. Looks like a wonderful night, Happy Birthday! I am just wondering where you dress is from?

    Thanks

    Lana x

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  35. Such sweet photos. Donuts instead of a cake? Great idea! Are they Krispy Kremes?? Ymmy!

    Happy late birthday, pretty lady.

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  36. Aw, Katie! Happy belated birthday - you look so lovely, and it sounds like you enjoyed the perfect evening. Ah, and that donut tower, how awesome! Mmmm!! xo V

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  37. Happy Birthday!!! Looks like a lovely, lovely way to spend it!!!

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  38. I was looking forward to photos of "all your favourite foods"... ripped off! Haha. Happy birthday! What amazing friends you have. :)

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  39. you're the prettiest girl ever. happy birthday!

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  40. How sweet! Happy Birthday to you! May all your wishes fulfill :)

    x
    Sabrina

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  41. happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

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  42. happy birthday!!!

    looks so lovely :)

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  43. Happy belated! I love the donut idea! Cute photos.

    -Mia
    definingmia.blogspot.com

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  44. happy birthday, beautiful katie!
    what a sweet way to celebrate!

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  45. Hi Katie! Your blog is adorable. :) Glad you had a superb birthday.

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  46. Happy Birthday!! I turned 31 this past summer, it only gets better and better :) And the 31 one things is a great way to kick it off (and a donut cake too!) Cheers!

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  47. way to go, yesterday's birthday, katie girl! :)

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  48. Happy belated Birthday, Katie!! <3

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  49. Lovely photos! Happy birthday :)

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  50. Belated bday greetings to Katie ... a terrific mom and a gorgeous lady.

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  51. aww.. you've got nice people around you and so as you! the cake was great Ms katie!
    God bless always!
    Regards,
    Meow
    http://meowchie.snydle.com/birthday-wishes-for-friend.html

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  52. Sorry to say wishing you late But Heart fully saying

    Happy Birthday wishes to you have a great

    day

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