Sunday, March 10, 2013

My Byron Bay Birthday


My 34th birthday started the week before January 27, when Zack brought home these beautiful yellow roses for me. Unfortunately, they only lasted a few days, but they were gorgeous while they lived!













In Byron Bay, I awoke on my birthday morning to find my mom had made "Aubree's Dessert," a treat we used to make as kids. I'm not exactly sure why it was named after me, but I remember making it over at Aunt Kathy and Uncle Greg's house one time and it didn't have a name, so I think we started calling it that. Anyway, it made for a good first breakfast, but then we had scrambled eggs and toast outside under the veranda.





I also got a morning "Happy Birthday" serenade from my mom and Aunt Kathy. This video absolutely cracks me up every time I watch it, and this was the second version, because I didn't have my camera ready the first time they did it (they are completely sober by the way-this is just how crazy they are!).


It was a rainy day (of course), but we managed to get out and walk around town. Zack scheduled a surprise massage for me, so I got to relax for an hour. For dinner, we all went out to a nice Italian dinner near the water. It was a wet, windy adventure to get there, but the food was good (and the martinis were delicious!).





When we finally managed to escape wet and windy Byron Bay a few days later, I arrived home in Melbourne to more beautiful flowers courtesy of Adam and Emily. I may not have gotten the beach birthday I was hoping for, but I'd say it was a pretty decent day anyway!


6 comments:

  1. That video was awesome and I LOOOOOVE Aubree's Dessert! I miss your laugh:)

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  2. Was the first performance of their dance better than second? Without a baseline, I feel as though they nailed the choreography in the version you recorded. A performance worthy of the Sydney Opera House. I want to buy tickets to every show. Bravo. Bravo. Maybe I will get a song and dance as well for my birthday in a few weeks. Fingers crossed...

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  3. I don't remember ever doing that song and dance for Aubree. Do you, Sue?
    We must have overdosed on rain that day.
    Kathy

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    1. It looks like we have moves like Jagger!!!

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    2. This is my favorite video of all time. Whenever I need a good laugh, I watch it. I think it was even better than the first version.

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