Friday, 30 September 2016

Birthday Five!

 This week I celebrated another birthday with family so my five for Friday are all birthday related.
A very low key affair but lovely all the same as we spent time together and had a delicious lunch at a little restaurant I haven't been to in ages. All very enjoyable!

1 This is a gift from my dear mother as she knew I had always wanted a Rudbeckia plant! Thank you Mum!

2. From good old Dad! He made me this cute little wooden stool/bench with his own hands!

   For now its unpainted whilst I try to decide on a colour.  Thanks Dad! I love it!

Of course a treat for oneself is allowed on one's birthday and I bought a gorgeous smelly seasonal candle, Harvest Spice! So good!

An extra little something from hubs was a  wire star filled with cinnamon scented rose hips!

And from the kids a new tin planter and pansies, one from each to adorn the front step!

I am so thankful and so blessed!
Simple sweet birthday joy!

Linking with Amy at LOVE MADE MY HOME HERE


  1. Happy Birthday!!! I love scented candles and bet that one smells delicious! I hope you can stop by:


  2. Happy belated birthday. What wonderful, thoughtful gifts. Glad you had a good time.

    Thanks for sharing with Five on Friday

  3. Sweet photos! The candle looks delicious!


    Is this the same thing as black-eyed Susans?

  4. It looks as if you had a splendid birthday. All the best for the next year!

  5. Happy birthday and wishing you many more. Sounds like you have had a wonderful celebration and spoilt with lovely gifts. The stool is stunning.

  6. Happy birthday dear Christine. Your gifts are so lovely from your loved ones. I wish you the very best! Hugs, Pat

  7. Happy Belated Birthday. The Rudbekia is lovely and will continue to give you joy over the years. You will love the scented candle. The pansies make your home very welcoming and the star holding the cinnamon rose hips is adorable. Have a great weekend. xoxo

  8. Well Happy Birthday. You had a great week. Wonderful gifts

  9. Happy, Happy Birthday sweet friend...wishes for many more...loved all your gifts too.

  10. You are blessed!
    Happy birthday!

  11. Lovely gifts you received, Christine. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Love the little stool your dad crafted; you are blessed indeed!

  12. Happy Birthday Christine, what a beautiful gifts. And the wooden stool from your dad is so special!!!
    Have a nice weekend.

  13. Happy birthday! What wonderfully thought gifts!

  14. a very Happy Birthday to you Christine!! All wonderful gifts from your family, I have many home made things from my Dad and I am thankful for them, and the lovely plants bring sunshine to each day :) Love that wire star, too cool!

  15. A very happy birthday to you friend! Wonderful gifts for a wonderful person!
    Be blessed,

  16. All gifts from the heart. You're truly blessed. I wish you many more years of health and happiness.


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