Tag Archive | birthday

Have you ever wondered what happened on the day you were born?

I once went to the huge library in Vancouver, BC to check out the newspapers they have, just to see what happened on my birthday. I encourage you to do the same, it’s pretty cool!

There is an old nursery rhyme that supposedly tells your future:

Monday’s child is fair of face,
Tuesday’s child is full of grace,
Wednesday’s child is full of woe,
Thursday’s child has far to go.
Friday’s child is loving and giving,
Saturday’s child works hard for a living,
But the child born on the Sabbath Day,
Is fair and wise and good in every way.

I’m not sure if I believe in this kind of stuff, but since I was born on a Wednesday, apparently I am “full of woe”. Sort of accurate.

Also, the number one songs on my birthday were:
In the USA:ย “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los Del Rio
In the UK:ย “Breakfast At Tiffanys” by Deep Blue Something (I LOVE THIS SONG. MAYBE IT’S FATE?)

Today I am:
– 16 years, 1 month, 1 day old
– 112 years old in dog years
– 5,876 days old
– Approx. 141,040 hours old
– Approx. 507,745,690 seconds old

Thanks,ย Jazz,ย for the great idea!

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚





Spotlight Post: Mug Collection

So I’ve decided to do a little series about collections I have… the first collection I’m going to cover is my mug collection!

This is the mug that started my collection, it’s from my mom’s old work, and I love it because it’s a pretty off-white color, like vanilla bean ice cream, and it has a black rim

I got this mug for my birthday, it definitely fits my personality ๐Ÿ™‚

This is the back of the “Give me chocolate or give me death” mug

Obviously I got this mug for my birthday

I got this mug for my birthday, currently it’s holding chocolates that I also got for my birthday

This is a mug cozy I got for my birthday, it’s made from an old sweater sleeve

This is a cat mug that I got for my birthday

When you turn the cat mug upside down it looks like this! ๐Ÿ™‚

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚

That awkward moment when…

1. Your sorta-friend who called you screwed up wishes you “happy birthday” on Facebook – and messes up your age

2. Your friend took her senior picture, and has so much makeup on that she looks like a Barbie – and I don’t mean this as a compliment

Also, I MADE THE CHOCOLATE LAYER FOR MY ICE CREAM CAKE!!! It’s a bit runny – the freezer bowl must not have ย been frozen enough, which is weird seeing as it was in the freezer for 12 hours!

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚

Happy birthday to me!

That’s a lie… my birthday isn’t actually until Tuesday… but since I needed something to write about, I’ll just write about my birthday.

This year I’m making a glorious ice cream cake for my birthday

The original cake is a “banana split” ice cream cake, but since I don’t like pineapple, I’m making it with caramel topping instead. Let me break it down for you…

1. Oreo crust

2. Strawberry ice cream (homemade)

3. Strawberry topping (homemade, again)

4. Chocolate ice cream (homemade)

5. Hot fudge sauce (homemade, is there any other way?)

6. Vanilla ice cream (homemade, so excited)

7. Caramel sauce (homemade, there will be a bunch left… let’s just say I’m not sad about that)

8. Whipped cream (homemade)


I’m using the general recipe fromย http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/07/12/banana-split-ice-cream-cake/, and also the strawberry ice cream and strawberry topping recipe from there.

I’m using the other ice cream and topping recipes from the book The Perfect Scoopย (I just want to make EVERYTHING from this book… om nom nom)

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚

Well that went well… not

So I wished that cute-as-a-baby-panda guy happy birthday on Facebook… yeah I probably sound like some psycho. Which I am… but let’s not go there.

Here’s what I said: “Happy birthday [insert name here]! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years ever since we first met blah blah blah… anyways message me sometime! Bye”


Oh, there goes my Facebook beeping. *faceplam* he replied… yeah… this is gonna be awkward.

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚

The age-old dilemma of how to wish someone “happy birthday” on Facebook…

So you know that guy that I knew way back when and then met again this weekend? The one that doesn’t recognize me (at least that I know of)?

So it’s his birthday today. And I want to tell him “happy birthday” on Facebook, but how do I do this? Without, you know, revealing that I met him recently. And that I think that he’s adorable, and not in the same way that he was 5 years ago (adorable in a totally nerdy way).

Ack, please give me advice!

Until next time, Em ๐Ÿ™‚