Wednesday, 18 June 2008

happy birthday to me...



this is me at a few weeks old



and here I think I'm about 4 - my parents are not good at writing dates on the back of photos.



and according to my sister who chose this card this is obviously me now! (if only I was so glamourous)



I got some lovely treats including this great book,



pretty jewels



tea and cake related items!



and the cutest new pets from dottycookie - thank you so much!



this one is after my chocolate brownie, which is a temporary stand in for my birthday cake. M&S let me down, and didn't have a gluten free chocolate and cherry cake, which is pretty much the only edible gluten free cake you can buy, so right now there's a lemon drizzle cake in the oven, I'll cut you all a slice when it's cool and you're all invited to my party!

fancy dress optional.

29 comments:

  1. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, T, hope you have been thoroughly spoilt and had your feet up! (you timed it well with the estate agents as well-hope you aren't doing any housework, young lady!)The Sarah Raven book is fabulous, I can highly recommend some very tasty recipes from it, especially the braised chicory on page 25! and the courgette chutney..lots of inspiring stuff in there!x

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  2. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day! x

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  3. It's Sarah Raven! Happy, happy birthday! K x

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  4. Hippo Bathday! Hope you get to eat lots of cake (gluten free, of course!)

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  5. Have a lovely day! If it is Lemon Drizzle Cake straight from the oven then you can expect me at any moment.

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  6. Gorgeous photos and fab birthday treats! Hope you had a really magic day and the lemon drizzle made up for m & s's rubbishness.

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  7. Happy Birthday to you, you kept that quiet. I notice no recent picture though. I was just reading a Blog about Sarah Ravens garden but can't remember where it was, just found it http://kristinasjollyhockeysticks.blogspot.com/
    Lovely presents and enjoy your cake
    Lisa x

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  8. Happy Birthday to you !! Hope you have had a fab day.
    Sarah x

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  9. Happy birthday Tess! Save me some cake please!

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  10. Happy Birthday!
    Funnily enough, I just baked a lemon drizzle cake, so I will join you in a slice!
    The book is fabulous - loads of delicious stuff to be found in there...

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  11. Happy Birthday - and Sarah Raven is my favourite cookery book at the moment. Gorgeous!

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  12. Happy, Happy Birthday! I hope that you had a wonderful day.

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  13. Happy Birthday to you!! Tra la la!

    I love the Sarah Raven book - there is an awesome blackcurrant cake/pudding thing somewhere which is incredible.

    Well done on finishing your wall hanging as well. With your birthdya as well, I think you should have at least a couple of glasses of bubbly :o)

    xx

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  14. Happy Birthday dear Tess!!
    You got some lovely pressies, bit I did have to laugh at another cookbook! :) Lemon drizzle cake sounds delicious..I'll be there in a sec.. and weren't you a cutie at 4yo!!
    Gxox

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  15. What a cutie pie! I hope you enjoyed your birthday too.

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  16. Happy, happy Birthday to you, wishing that all your dreams come true and that your lemon cake is just yummy and that you have more wonderful days to come.
    Dy

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  17. Happy birthday. What lovely treats you got. I simply love the cupcake themed tea things. Gorgeous.

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  18. HAPPY BIRTHDAY my dear - I love the head scarf 'you' are sporting ;-) The wall hanging is fabulous too!

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  19. Happy Belated birthday, I bet that Sarah Raven book is great, I've got a lovely book by her about growing cut flowers. I found your blog through Rachael Rabbit.
    Catherine

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  20. the homely yearJune 20, 2008 10:24 pm

    Hope you had a very Happy Birthday...lovely prezzies.
    Margaret and Noreen

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  21. Happy (belated) Birthday ... :0)

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  22. I am a little bit late but I wanted to wish you a happy birthday and hope you had a wonderful day! :)
    x

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  23. A very Happy Birthday to you! Sorry I missed it by a day but great to see your cutie photos - where is the Tess of today?!!
    Glad you had some lovely gifts and I hope that the family treated you very well this weekend.
    Beautiful wallhanging too - you have been very busy!
    love
    Sheila

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  24. Hope you had a good Birthday, you look like you received lots of nice treats!!

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  25. Happy Birthday!! I hope you got your gluten free cake eventually. Such cute baby shots.

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  26. ooh happy belated birthday!

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  27. happy belated birthday! I love the card from your sister.

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  28. Happy birthday (late!) I hope you had a great one - it looks like you got wonderful gifts!

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  29. Happy (belated) birthday to you! (I'm horribly behind on my bloglines)

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