Happy Birthday to Me – I turn Forty today. Ack. Do I have to be a grown up now? I sure hope not.
(This might explain my verse and quote of the week, in case you were wondering)
Here are some Birthday ideas I saw that made me crack up:
If the person turning 40 has a sweet tooth, buy them 40 lollipops or gobstoppers, wrap them up nicely and and label your gift with “Forty Sucks”!
Put some M&Ms in a “pill bottle” and include these directions for use:
- BROWN pill
Take one to temporarily calm your chocolate cravings
- RED pill
To be take at the first sign of hot flashes
- ORANGE pill
As a treatment for depression
- GREEN pill
To calm you down when if feel frustrated
- YELLOW pill
To cure headaches
- BLUE pill
Now that you’re turning 40, it’s possible that you’ll experience all these symptoms simultaneously, in which case you should just EAT THEM ALL AT ONCE!
And some fun facts for you:
How much things cost in 1970
- Average Cost of new house US$23,450.00
- Average Yearly Wages $9,400.00
- Average Monthly Rent $140.00
- Cost of a gallon of Gas 36 cents
- Cost of a United States postage stamp 6 cents
- Cost of a Sports Illustrated 15 cents
(Holy cow that seems so different from now. That does make me feel old.)
(Ideas and images taken from Homemade Gifts Made Easy)
But enough silliness, on to the cool Birthday presents I got today:
My Ribbon Flower T-Shirt was featured today at these two wonderful places:
Both these sites are amazing resources – tons of tutorials waaayyy better than mine, so check them out!
How’s that for a birthday present. Pretty awesome. Definately eases the pain of turning 40. :)