A Belated Birthday Present

Sometimes, my in-laws forget about my birthday. Which is more okay than it sounds, because it just means I get presents at unexpected times. And since like my friend Beth I practice celebrating not just a birth day, but birth month, I’m totally in favor of birthday presents received in March, or December (as was the case this year.)

Since I was already gifted out with holiday presents, I got a check. Woohoo!

Which rapidly became my bedroom reading chair.

And footstool!

It’s not what I thought I would have picked out, but it goes so perfectly with our bedroom

And I love the curves of it. God bless Ikea.

Oh, and this is a bear

named frog (I think that’s about my only souvenir from Thailand.)

There’s even room for Gracie

And sometimes Nanuq

But rarely for all three of us.

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4 Responses to A Belated Birthday Present

  1. Beth says:

    HELL YEAH! Blog mention for me. 🙂

    When I was reading the first part, I was like, but her birthday was months ago (October – just like J-baby)… Anyway, I am also a HUGE fan of belated birthday gifts. It makes me feel like people understand my need for a birthday month, even though, in reality, they are just lazy and forgetful. 😉

  2. Laura says:

    What is this birth month that you speak of? And can you clue my husband in, as mine is coming up? 🙂

  3. Libbie says:

    Do clarify which inlaw. And I love the birthday month,although I always had birthday week.

  4. DOH! I missed your birthday. I love the photo narratives. I will tell you more about that chair in an email. 😉

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