Next, came The Birthday Cake! But that will have to wait until Part 4!
More To Come.........
I truly enjoy these birthday posts and being able to see all the goodies!
Love that blue star to hang around your neck to blow bubbles any time!
Can't wait to see the cake...!
Oh another birthday post! Love what you put in those goddie bags. You are literally a scream young Naomi!
oh my lol.. this is the first time I've seen Sweetie join in with the ladies that lunch! lol.. too cute!
You always do such great lunches and birthdays... so many wonderful memories you make Naomi!
Just so you know, I'm stealing your ideas for my mother's 80th party that we're throwing in a couple of months. (I'll give you all the credit, of course.)
it does not get an more chic than purple Kisses!
I love how Sweetie peers down to see what he has done
he looks great, I love his mushy face
Oh you tease Naomi! Still no dessert!
I think one of the reasons the ladies love your lunches - they cater so well for the little girl in all of us.
I noticed a black Scottie behind Sweetie - not a real one I'm sure? BTW Sweetie looks very fit and healthy now.
Seemah really suited her blue tiara and your voice sounded as if you are getting back on top of things which I'm very happy about.
I never dreamed such simple gift bags might be so special. I can do them too. Thanks for all the great ideas. "People don't stop playing because they are old, they get old because they stop playing." (can't recall who said that...somebody very young! YOU!)
I haven't been to visit for awhile, I had some computer problems and in the meantime lost your blog address. Well I found it today and I'M BACK! I have so much catching up to do, but started today with the party posts, so enjoyable. I will be spending a lot of time here today. Reading, reading, reading!
I hope by now the ant problem is under control. They could have a nest in the wall of your house somewhere. I hope not.
I hope you are feeling better healthwise, and I missed Betty and Annie. Right before I read they were not feeling well, I was saying to myself, where are Annie and Betty? I was glad to hear they are feeling much better.
Enough rambling, I will say until next time...have a great week!
You really are a bunch of girls at play, aren't you. I relate because I am a lover of little toys, tops, pinwheels, stickers kaleidoscopes too and girl play.
Those are the best swag bags I've ever seen!
Naomi, thanks for the mention and the link. It is just amazing for me that those BS bags, which languished in the bottom drawer of a file cabinet in my garage for many years are now in the hands of you and your friends - and in the lap of Lee Meriwether...
LOL. I am so glad you could use them and I hope they got a good reaction from all the women!!
P.S. Sweetie looks so pretty now, and I loved the video and his switching tail!
I have just caught up on all these wonderful birthday party posts. What a fabulous time you all have together. I just love those little gift bags you always have with the fun novelty items. You are blessed indeed to have such a good circle of close friends.
Thanks for sharing this. I am so glad I popped by (long long overdue visit). It's things like this that reaffirm my faith in mankind.
Ohhhh, new pictures of Sweetie! She is such a thing of beauty. How I wish I could reach through the monitor and cuddle her ... I am a cat lover deprived of having a cat by family allergies ... the video was a treat, though.
It's wonderful not to have to give up princess parties just because one has passed a certain age!
Neat that you all had so much fun and laughter and feeling good is very important today as are long term friendships
Looking forward to the cake, too!
The Mystery Game? I'm pretty sure that you play those pieces in a tic-tac-toe kind of manner. I think.
It's nice to see that Sweetie had fun too!
Oh no keep doing the bags I LOVE finding out what you are putting in them and it must give you so much fun doing them too. And the ladies sure look happy getting to see what is in them too.
It was wonderful to hear your voice Naomi on the video of Sweetie. She is a beauty isnt she even though princess things are clearly not 'her thing', lol.
My mother is 78 in a couple of weeks and I just read What R. Sherman's comment. I think I might do the same Naomi. I think I am going to do these goody bags with all credit to you too. Everyone loves good bags.
I remember organising a Girls Night Out in a club in Scotland when I lived there. I had so much fun doing 130 Goody Bags filled with all sort of things. Girls love them, its so true.
You seem to think of new things to put in them each and every birthday celebration. Its fantastic. Now what we should do is do something among bloggers and send each other goody bags, lol!!
And purple kisses wow! You are a star, truly!! I kind of fancy the blue bubble maker star too. We never get too old to play.
Have a great Thursday!
Where can we find the bubble blowing necklace? How FUN!
You have the neatest parties ever. The totally clever items are wonderful. So glad you shared that site. DO NOT STOP THOSE GOODIE BAGS. PLEASE!!!
Naomi, I love the video with Sweetie! I think he would like one bag too. Lol! Really this party was GREAT! Thanks for sharing!
Honestly, I should try having gift bags probably on Odd's birthday or mine. It looks so much fun and it reminds me of those children parties before.
It looked like so much fun! Love the jewelry and bubbles, plus pretty kitty.
I would love the goodie bags too!! It's amazing the things you find to put in them! Quite clever you are!!
I loved seeing Sweetie!! I see he can clean the table off for you in a hurry!!
I'm looking forward to the next post!! Hugs to you dear Naomi!!!
Forgot to say, the BS bag cracked me up! Sweetie looks like she is saying, "This is a new kind of kitty litter receptacle?"
You guys always do the funnest things!
I saw Lee Meriweather on "Whatever Happened to ..." today and thought of you and your gang :)
Hi Naomi! I picked a great day to pop in on you! I love reading about and seeing your special celebrations and I have to agree - I would be saying "Keep The Bags" too! I love fun little things... they mean alot! Happy Birthday Seemah!
I ask myself, how to start this comment?
The beautiful ladies, the gifts, the charming Cat?
One thing is for sure, every time I visit USA I do buy lots of Altoids;-)) Simply love those old fashioned pastils.
Another thing: You make me very happy every time you post from these extrodinary BD parties. You simply make my world brighter.
BTW. I've startet posting from our visit to France. Today from Nancy, where I was a member of a Norwegian Theatre Group in 1968.
Lot's of memories and passion.
Love the story and the pics and of course the video! What a great BD party!
Sorry I haven't been around for a while, but have been busy at the blog gathering in South France with Tor and Anna you know :-)
I love it when you do the goody bags because you always have such fun ideas to give at my parties! No one here in ole Virginia would know they came from California...these were great. The perfect treat as always for your friends!
You know what? I'm thinking that loot bags at birthday parties are kind of like Christmas stockings. I always LOVE to open my Christmas stocking more than the prezzies because they are full of fun things. I also LOVE filling them for my family. Lots of thought goes into them and little surprises that make them laugh.
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