Happy birthday Clover! Our girl turns 23.

April 9, 2015

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Chloe’s last day of 22, she said, “Mom, I don’t think I want to be 23.” I told her to shut up.

And then it was morning, and my child is no longer 22. 😀 She had a lovely day. Breakfast with Bryson, a nice walk, off to teach her art class and a surprise cupcake birthday party from her boss and her students, then a shopping trip for her funky new shoes, (a prezzy from me), and her favourite supper she always asks for: my bacon and leek pasta.

Then she went off climbing with Bryson and her friends, while I finished the blackbird on Mendelssohn.

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12 Comments

  • Reply Julie@frogpondfarm April 9, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    Oh happy birthday Chloe … I hope you have a fantastic day! Gorgeous photos, love the pasta and think the bird is amazing! Clever you V 😀

  • Reply marianbonelli April 9, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    Happy Birthday Chloe! Sounds like one of those perfect days… 🙂 x

  • Reply Rosemarie April 9, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    Birthday greetings to Chloe

    It was a beautiful day to celebrate. She could reverse the numbers and celebrate her 32nd.

    When I met Jimmy Pattison and told him jokingly I was turning 26 = 62 – He told me it gets better all the time.

    So true.

  • Reply Pamela Gordon April 10, 2015 at 2:16 am

    Oh to be 23 again. Happy birthday to Clover. I was surprised to know that Cloe and Clove were short for Clover as friends of ours have a daughter named Clover. When the father was a farmer over 30 years ago he was trying to think of a name for his new daughter and while out in the field noticed the clover growing and chose that name. 🙂 I love the blackbird on Mendelssohn. Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Cecilia Mary Gunther April 10, 2015 at 3:25 am

    Happy Birthday Chloe! I hope you had a wonderful happy as a pig day! c

  • Reply Jennifer J. Chow April 10, 2015 at 7:10 am

    Have a lovely birthday, Chloe!

  • Reply Ida P. Krause April 10, 2015 at 8:19 am

    Happy birthday Chloe. Oh to be 23 again. Sounds like a wonderful day. I loved that first shot with the cat.
    Mmmm that dinner sounds yummy, care to share the recipe?

    • Reply Veronica April 11, 2015 at 4:57 am

      Thank you Ida, It’s super easy, but maybe that would be fun to do a favourite recipes round here. 😀 This is just bacon friend crisp, a couple/three leeks, pasta and all tossed together with some Romano or Parm. 😀

  • Reply debrashewhoseeks April 10, 2015 at 9:40 am

    I’d kill to be 23 again. Happy Bday, Chloe!

    • Reply Veronica April 11, 2015 at 4:55 am

      Maybe me too…but without the two toddlers. Might wait for 32 if I had to do it all over again…lol. 😀

  • Reply daryledelstein April 10, 2015 at 9:57 am

    a very happy birthday to Clover … frankly, i wouldn’t be 23 again for anything but i wish her much happiness

    • Reply Veronica April 11, 2015 at 4:54 am

      I know exactly what you mean! By the time I was 23 I had two babies under three!

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