I guess when you are doing this blogging thing you have to be open to laughing at yourself and sometimes you have to include your friends so you aren't being laughed at alone. Today's post is on Why I love birthdays. I know some people are just like 'Meh, birthdays another year, who cares?' that person is not me, I care. I love being around friends and family and I also love to plan events so birthdays are the perfect excuse for me to plan and enjoy myself around my favourite people. It's not just about me having a good day, I want everyone I love to be involved and have a great time.
I'm that friend that you can't really tell 'you have work, or you double booked or you are not sure if you can make it'. I give you plenty of notice and the only excuse I accept is illness, ha - wish I was joking. My birthday has just passed and it was honestly my best birthday to date. I limited myself to 3 birthday events and got gifted with a night away so I think I kept it relatively low key. Take a look at my birthdays over the years and thanks to my cousins and my best friends Rianna and Jessica for making every single one! Much love, see you next Feb so I can get on all of your nerves again.
Here's how I celebrated every year since my 15th...
UNDER 18s RAVE AMADEUS.
Highlight: Taela telling her parents she was going to a sleepover and them waiting at my house for us as we arrived back to mine. Short-lived sleepover lol.
But why: Why did we wear vest tops in the snow? Why did I wear blue leggings because I was worried too many people were wearing pink and black? Why was Jess served Vodka at 14 and why was she wearing heels? So many unanswered questions.
FANCY DRESS GIRLS ONLY DRINK UP.
Highlight: Getting locked in my cousins bedroom and having to break the door to get out. Telling her I would pay for it with my Saturday job.
But Why: Who were we dressing up for? Why did I think that bra worked with my mums swimming costume lol? WHY AM I WEARING THAT?
NORBURY CREAMS AND A HOUSE PARTY
Highlight: Being annoyed about 1 picture where I don't look grumpy. However it was a REAL good night.
But Why: Why was I pissed off in every picture? Why on earth did we wear actual heels to a dessert restaurant? How embarrassing. Also why did I rep leopard print so heavily?
JOINT PARTY WITH MY FRIEND.
Highlight: Actually successfully pulling off a wicked black and white themed 18th birthday party.
But Why: No Complaints, I liked this party it was cute.
DRINK UP AND BIRTHDAY DINNER AT MEXICAN.
Highlights: Rianna looking so cute, pregnant and ready to pop.
But Why: Why did I lose the rest of these pictures :(?
THEATRE AND BIRTHDAY DINNER.
Highlights: Finally watching Wicked in the theatre.
But Why: Did I also lose these pictures?
ALICE IN WONDERLAND THEMED DINNER PARTY AND HOUSE PARTY.
Highlights: Turning 21, Getting great presents.
But Why: Why did I order a cake off of the Internet that was the size of my palm? Check the measurements first kids.
COCKTAIL EMBASSY, BAR.
Highlights: Everyone coming out to celebrate with me.
But Why: Don't know, too drunk.
AFTERNOON TEA, SOUL FULL EVENT AND MIRANDA BAR.
Highlight: My event that went wonderfully and feeling a lil grown up.
But Why?: Unsure, also too drunk.
CAN'T BELIEVE I'VE JUST DONE THIS TO MYSELF.
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE WHAT I GET UP NEXT FEBRUARY.
Shay RS x
Check my last blog post on 'SOUL FUL, SO FULL' here x