Birthdays as a mum

With my birthday just 2 weeks away I have been thinking about my birthday as a mum and that it is so much different than when I was a child, or even when I was an adult pre babies!! I used to look forward to my birthday, having a day where I got completely spoilt and waited on hand and foot – now I have three little people that demand attention throughout the day too and make me do things for them πŸ™‚

I wouldn’t have it any other way and I know the other 364 days of the year would be completely boring without them – plus the extra cash that we used to spend on our birthdays now goes on three other special birthdays throughout the year so it is just impossible to do something. But I do still spoil hubby on his birthday – he does so much for us and he works hard for me to be able to stay at home with the kids and never asks for anything in return so I do like to spoil him with little tea parties on his birthday and little gifts.

Although birthdays are different, they seem to be that extra but more special! Lily is super creative and every year she will come out of school the last school day before my birthday and say “You can’t look in my bag today mum” and the morning of my birthday I will always wake up to breakfast in bed (whatever we have in the cupboard that the kids what to make for me – with hubby of course) and that special card that Lily has made specially for me in school it makes my morning. Then normally hubby is in work and the kids are in school and my day continues as normal – there is the odd occasion that it is on the weekend but hubby still works so it is just like a normal day but of course I have the kids at home too!

If money was no object and I could make a wishlist of anything I want first on my list would be a cleaner – I hate cleaning the house and I so wish there was a little space in my budget to hire someone to come and do it for me – until then I will just have to plod along!

But on a serious note my present wish list for my birthday would look something like this!

I love this necklace – I have had my eye on it for a while but the price is way out of my reach!

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I have admired from afar the Yankee Candle Tarts wax melts! I think they look so lovely and I love the smell of the Yankee candles as my mum always had them when we were growing up!!

This is my favourite Melt WarmerPainted HeartsΒ in red.

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And I cannot chose a favourite smell – especially as I haven’t smelt half of them so the Pure Essence: 12 Melt Tube would be perfect πŸ˜€

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I am a huge fan of The Sims and I would love to add The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat to my collection πŸ˜€

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And now I am aimlessly searching google for things that I would like for my birthday – so there is really nothing else I need or want!!

Although through my search I have found a lovely little book called “Dear Mum” And I would love to buy one for the kids to give them on their 18th birthday with snippets of mine and hubbys lifes and some advice for them!

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So there we go my little wishlist for my upcoming 27th Birthday!!!


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