Even at the ages of fourteen and 10 my kids still get excited about my birthday and I still don't mind being woken up at the crack of dawn. And I must say the breakfast fare just gets better and better. Coffee in a new cup from my boy with one of his just baked banana & chocolate muffins. And I had the pleasure of Gracie playing Happy Birthday while I blew out the candle.
There were more special gifts too, like this Shrinky Dink necklace G made me.
Later, instead of the beach, we went to the Michaelmas fair at the village church and met up with friends. That would be the vicar there hiding inside the goose suit.
The fair gave us a rare chance to climb the bell tower, see the village from above, the Quantocks on one side over to Exmoor and the Blackdown Hills on the other. We were lucky with a super sunny day.
Edit: oops meant to add this one. We loved this tiny window.
Thank you for all those Facebook messages and surprise packages and warmth and good wishes.
Today it's Patty's birthday, love you sis. Then tomorrow it's Dad's, love you too dad.
Hope you have a great week ahead.