Forty Baby!!!!

Today is my birthday...I share the date with many greats! My friend Nay-Nay's Twins, John Travolta, Cybill Shepherd, Yoko Ono, Vanna White, and today another baby was born. Evan Lee was welcomed by our friends Brad and Angie. Coincidentally, Nay-Nay and Brad are Mr. S's Godparents. They both have babies born on February 18th.

When I was a baby, "Sugar, Sugar" by the Archies was popular. Hawaii Five-O was on television. The hot new toys were the Easy-Bake Oven and Weebles. The average price of bread was .23 cents a loaf and gas was 35 cents a gallon. Most people made $11,000 a year and a car cost around $3,400. Those were the days....

I had a very special birthday today...many well-wishes. Sushi with Shane and a cute cake. Pedicure with Suzy Q. And a big, huge present....6 wall library bookcases for the living room. I will take photos once I get the shelves in them. They are gorgeous. Each one lights up and covered in crown molding. Forty brought me furniture. You know your old when furniture lights your fancy.....Here are the home-made cards my family made. You know how much I love home-made cards...taking the time to make something with your own two hands means it comes from the heart!

Card made by Mr. S-

Card by Shane-


Sandy Michelle said...

Happy 40th Birthday Kara!!!!! Today is your day and I hope it just gets better and better! I love the picture of you near such a creative birthday cake!


Leah C said...

Happy, Happy 40th Birthday, Kara!
And welcome to Club Forty-Something...it's really not so bad:)
P.S. Those handmade cards are wonderful!

Sheila R said...

Welcome to the club! Happy 40th Birthday!

Lilli said...

Yaaay! I'm glad you had a great birthday. I'm turning 45 soon. 40 wasn't a big deal for me. I just felt wiser :)

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a wonderful 40th Birthday celebration. You deserve it! Shirley

Catherine said...

Happy Birthday, one day late! Hope it was a wonderful day....Isn't it great to be 40??

Have a great birthday WEEK :-)

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey there sweets,
happy birthday!!!
hope you are having a fantastic week,

Vicki C said...


Carla S. said...

Kara, a belated happy birthday to you! Those cards are adorable!! (p.s. It only gets better after 40!)

Micki said...

Happy (belated) birthday!