Monday, 18 February 2013

Philly's Birthday

Yesterday was Philly's 19th birthday - it's too far to visit her at Uni in a day so we meet in Gloucester for a few hours. It's about half way; Philly travelled by train and we drove down.

I had baked some cupcakes and a chocolate Guinness cake. I bought some cake boxes from Tesco and a small shopping bag for her to put all her gifts in - I liked the bag so much I'm thinking of buying one for myself now :-)

Philly's Cupcakes
Philly's bag
We had a great meal in Gloucester - Philly loved her gifts. She also had a good time doing a bit 'more' retail therapy as you can see from all her bags.

Philly and me outside Gloucester cathedral
All too quickly she had to get the train back but had a wonderful surprise when she got back to Uni - her flatmates had cooked and iced her a birthday cake - they are a lovely bunch :-)

I settled on the sofa and did a little more on my LHN A Place We Call Home

A Place We Call Home
It's half term this week which feels good; I have a few jobs to do at Dad's and we're popping to France next weekend so it won't be much of a rest, still very very enjoyable though.

Thanks for popping by, see you again soon x x x

4 comments:

  1. The cakes look yummy,enjoy your week off x

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  2. Hapoy birthday wishes to Philly, she looks very well Clare, Uni life obviously suits her.

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  3. Happy Birthday to your daughter. The cakes look great. Love the bag you brought. Great progress on your LHN.

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  4. Sounds like you had a great day. Happy birthday to Philly

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