Party Queen

I know the title sounds like an Abba song… but this is my very last post about my birthday. I promise!

I just wanted to say a huge enormous glittery THANK YOU to my insane kind friends who organized a party at their house, cooked all the food and then cleaned up after we had all gone home. It was no mean feat considering the kids outnumbered the adults….Did I mention how crazy wonderful they are?

I even got a delicious chocolate cake – and a royal crown and wand. I kicked off things nicely by asking everyone to address me as Your Majesty for the entire evening…

I may have got a bit carried away waving my wand around and ordering people to obey me! Not all the adults thought it was fun to hop backwards on one leg while holding their noses and trumpeting like elephants. (Not really sure why – because it was hilarious to watch)

I thought I detected some quiet mutterings wondering whether I had just turned 50 or 5.

Or, as the oldest anklebiter put it, “You’re really getting in touch with your inner child, mama!”

24 responses

  1. Wooooooooooow!
    Your Majesty!!!!!!! :-O

    Tiaras & crowns & wands are the way to go! And chocolate cake! We must be kindred spirits!!!


    December 10, 2009 at 12:42

  2. Hey just because we grow older doesn’t mean we have to become more mature.😉


    December 10, 2009 at 13:02

  3. Happy birthday! How nice. We graduate from kiddy birthday parties and then we end up going back to them.


    December 10, 2009 at 13:27

  4. haha, that sounds like so much fun! I´m glad they organized that for you. And keep that wand around…maybe it will come to good use.:)


    December 10, 2009 at 13:50

  5. You look perfectly royal.


    December 10, 2009 at 16:58

  6. I LOVE it! I still wear tiaras on my b-day! Now I need a wand!


    December 10, 2009 at 19:13

  7. Oh, your friends do sound lovely – I’d love to have a wand


    December 10, 2009 at 19:31

  8. Cecilia

    It was our pleasure, Your Majesty!😉 Anything for Lady Fi! Love C and A and the rest of your fan club:)


    December 10, 2009 at 19:43

  9. Po

    Hehe oh the power of the wand!


    December 10, 2009 at 21:17

  10. Clive

    Way to go! Tiaras and wands – what more could you want!


    December 10, 2009 at 23:48

  11. I’ve always wanted to be a queen for a day


    December 11, 2009 at 01:24

  12. Happy Birthday Your Majesty! It sounds simply divine, and you look marvelous darling!


    December 11, 2009 at 03:19

  13. I knew you were secretly Royalty! How wonderful that your friends held a party in your honor!!:)


    December 11, 2009 at 05:49

  14. Well Happy BIRTHDAY your Majesty!! Welcome to 50 where the hot chicks live. But we keep our hotness under control. We take off sweaters.


    December 11, 2009 at 10:13

  15. Blu

    What a fab party, and lovely friends too!…I like the bit about hopping and being an elephant.


    December 11, 2009 at 11:52

  16. kelli

    I would have loved to attend a party like that!!! :o)


    December 11, 2009 at 12:09

  17. Dear, dear you,
    Thank you for your words to me. I am truly amazed at what we walk through as a community here and comforted by your kindness and saddened by your empathy. Because I know you KNOW something of where I am. Your blog endears you to your readers and I thank you!

    Happy Birthday! Everyone should have the chance to wear a crown :)! You wore it well!


    December 11, 2009 at 16:01

  18. I’m SO glad you embraced your friends celebrating you! Wonderful! I like a woman who can wear her crown with confidence and use a wand properly. Good for you! Looks like a beautiful party.:-)


    December 11, 2009 at 16:30

  19. Jeanie

    I hope the tiara keeps shining and the powers of the wand stay with you throughout the year.


    December 11, 2009 at 19:44

  20. That’s what I love about Scandinavia. They make birthdays so festive, especially the BIG ones. It sounds like you had the best time. For my 50th, which was 11 days after my husband’s 50th, we flew to Fiji, one of the places I’ve always dreamed of visiting.


    December 11, 2009 at 20:14

  21. :) That’s the way to have fun!


    December 11, 2009 at 21:27

  22. I think everyone should be in charge on their birthday! The crown suits you!


    December 12, 2009 at 02:17

  23. Härligt med sådana vänner! Och grattis i efterskott.:)


    December 12, 2009 at 21:47

  24. Jo

    Congratulations on your birthday, ma’am! Hope you had a majetically brilliant time ! Wonderful friends you have. But then you’re a wonderful friend. Bless you for another 50!


    December 13, 2009 at 11:32

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