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Obviously I'm still excited because I LOVE BIRTHDAYS more than most people - my own or anyone else's. I like to make a fuss, have a celebration, see my family and friends, and (obvs) eat cake. You only get one a year, so it's nice to make other people feel special. It's their day. Make an effort and they might just make one back when it's your birthday.
|Is any party complete without Party Rings? (telegraph.co.uk)|
It doesn't help that now, as a university student, my birthday falls at a really awkward time of the year. My uni term doesn't start till reeeaaally late so I'm still at home (as are most of my uni friends, dotted round the UK), but most of my home friends from school are already back at their unis. Awk times. I reiterate, these are the serious problems of my life.
However, you can always count on your family to come over where cake is concerned. I love to organise gatherings and parties, so it's a joy for me to have people over to celebrate and eat cake with me. And although I already know what all my birthday presents are (because I chose them on a shopping trip yesterday), I'm sure I will still lie in bed tonight with hopefully more than a twinge of excitement about what tomorrow will bring.
PS Family, I hope you don't think I'm too old for balloons!
PPS I have planned to make what is hopefully going to be an epic birthday cake, so if it goes well, watch this space for the recipe.
PPPS Birthday cards/tweets/facebook messages/comments/presents are all welcome. Just in case you weren't sure.