I think everyone in this world like to be spoiled, be it men or women, and I am not any different. We planned not to have a big party for my birthday this year like every year. There is so much happening around us that I wanted to have a quiet one this year.
So, the original plan was to go to work on the day but meet after work to go and have dinner. But as everything in life, things didn’t go according to plan.
On the 28 Oct morning, when I woke up suddenly I didn’t feel like working so AS insisted that we take a day off so we have a whole day to celebrate my birthday. For a change, it was a nice idea to just relax and unlike every year I didn’t have to worry about the party and plan and cook food.
I was spoiled with amazing breakfast by my darling husband. It was a simple breakfast of toast, eggs, mushroom, bacon and tea. Just loved my lazy morning. Then we decided we have whole day and ended up watching my favourite series. By the time we were done, it was time to go for lunch. We went out had a quick lunch so we could watch a movie.
AS let me choose the movie and I chose Gravity. I was looking forward to watching it. I like the concept of the movie but I was a bit disappointed. Nothing as expected but 3D made a big difference. The rating for the movie was really good but I won’t call it a 4 star movie though.
Do share your thoughts about the movie.
Anyway, after movie we had dinner reservation so I was excited to have amazing dinner with my husband.
We went to a great Greek place where they served amazing food. The shared Greek entrée platter featuring Greek salad, dips, country-style bread, stuffed vine leaves, lima beans, haloumi cheese, savoury cheese pie, spinach and cheese pastries, fresh barbecued octopus, calamari and white bait fish was mouth-watering.
It was so much that I thought we didn’t need the main but still we ordered shared meat and seafood platter featuring lamb and chicken souvlaki, lamb chops and pork ribs served on a bed of traditional chips and Greek salad.
The food was accompanied by wine for AS and juice for me. I decided we didn’t need dessert as there was no room for more food in my tummy.
So we drove home happy and content. When we got home, I was surprised by AS with lovely roses, a birthday card and a yummy cake. It was so nice of him to be so thoughtful.
We cut the cake, just the two of us and celebrated my birthday. I loved everything about the day but the biggest surprise of the day was my birthday gift.
Yap, I was a surprised as we had been thinking about our Christmas/New Year holiday but hadn’t decided on anything and this makes it all so perfect. He bought a cruise holiday for us.
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Sailing soon 🙂
At the end of the year, we are going to New Caledonia from Sydney in a Carnival Sprite cruise and we will be stopping at Noumea, Lifou Isle and Isle Of Pines.
For those of you who don’t know, New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, 1,210 kilometres (750 mi) east of Australia.
The culture in the five islands that make up New Caledonia has heavy French roots and also unique Melanesian elements, while their southerly location make them a bit cooler than other South Pacific holiday destinations. The New Caledonia Barrier Reef (the second largest coral reef in the world after Australia’s), the island of Grande Terre, the sophisticated beach capital of Noumea, the Loyalty Islands, and the stunning Isle of Pines is considered as one of the best places to travel.
This is going to be our first cruise holiday so I am looking forward to this tropical holiday and this will cross two items from my bucket list, cursing and New Caledonia, how awesome is that. Of course I will keep you updated about the trip when it happens in December.
Now I am 100% sure that my husband knows me so well 🙂
Instead of just being a birthday, this year also I am celebrating a birth week. I had a nice birthday lunch at work on Wednesday and they bought me Halloween themed cupcakes. They were so pretty and yummy as well.
Then the following day I went to lunch with another of my friends .Tonight my brother and his family are coming for dinner to celebrate my birthday as well so basically I am eating lots of food in the name of celebration. Scared to jump on the scale now 🙂
Thanks to everyone who sent me special birthday messages, cards, e-mails, messages and Facebook greetings. Your good wishes, love, and friendship mean the world to me 🙂
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sooo sweet of AS..I am sure it will be amazing on the cruise. For some reason, I am too freaked out by the idea of spending so many days on the boat in the middle of water 😦
IT is going to be my first time too so I will share the experience 🙂
Ooo a cruise sounds like so much fun!! Also on my to-do list! 🙂 have fun! And Greek food is also on my favourite list! Fab birthday.. how sweet of AS! Stay blessed M 🙂
Thanks gal..WE are cruising in Dec so I will definitely share the experience. I am lucky to have AS in my life 🙂
Nice way to spend a birthday!
New Caledonia… mention of it reminds me of McHale’s Navy. 😉
Thanks nelle 🙂
That is the best birthday ever! What a great loving husband you have. Actually I already knew that from your blog posts, this just confirms it, right?? Lol OMG! That island is just incredible, how romantic! Cruising is great and I know you will have an awesome time. That food was to die for!! But a hell of a lot all the same, right? So so happy for you, hugs Paula xxx
Thank you so much Paula…It was a great way to spend my birthday 🙂 and I got a great husband for sure 🙂
Indeed! Hugs for the weekend, Paula xxxx
🙂 Thanks Paula..
Happy day to you, my special blogging friend! This is also my Mom’s #84 birthday, may you live past 100 and all your days be healthy, happy and worry free!
Thank you so much for the wishes. I feel blessed to have all of you wishing me 🙂
What a great day! The Greek restaurant dinner looks amazing!!
It was 🙂
By the way, does your hubby have a brother? LOL
Actually, he does have two younger brothers and both of them are unmarried 🙂
Wow! Just Wow !!!
Thanks gal 🙂