my birthday was two weeks ago now-crazy! i made it yet another year, which always surprises me!

the day started out with opening my birthday present. the only thing i asked for was “a paper towel holder and some replacement pearl earrings”. seriously, i try to be easy to please. matt picked up on the hints and got me both with a little something extra (gluten-free beer!). you remember when matt proved his love by fishing for the pearl earring in the toilet, don’t you? you can read about it here.

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we enjoyed my 26th birthday by both being at work. yeah, we both worked. i think that’s the definition of being an adult—working on your birthday.


matt took me to a great hole-in-the-wall mexican street-food place. it was perfect. the whole restaurant had 3 tables and 8 chairs for patrons and was run completely on one flat-top grill. amazing. i don’t know how those ladies do it! we ate our fill (read stuffed ourselves to a coma with delicious mexican food) and rented a movie to end our night.

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saturday we planned to go see oz-when i saw the previews over chistmas (when we saw the hobbit), i told matt “that’s near my birthday and i think we should go”. so our friends g & l came out from the city and we got to spend time with them, watch the movie and go out to lunch. i found this restaurant not too far from our house where i could get gluten-free pizza. win!

the rest of our day we enjoyed by relaxing and watching the newest james bond movie. this is more like movie-birthday weekend, but we had a great time relaxing and getting caught up on some recent movies!


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