Alone again….

Keith’s tied up on my birthday again, in fact he’ll be busy and not home all week for dinner even though he’s in town….rather than feel sorry for myself for being alone, I booked the afternoon on Tuesday at the Ivy Spa.

Doesn’t it sound like a great way to spend a birthday when no one else is available to help you celebrate?

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25 thoughts on “Alone again….

  1. YankeeQuilter

    That is taking control! Looks like a wonderful place to spend the day…I just went for a facial as part of my birthday present. Feels great. Enjoy your day!

  2. Screen Door

    Happy Birthday– I know people that would be throwing fits– Good for you for spoiling yourself. I call it a great birthday…

  3. jan

    Oh Mary, what a shame, but good for you for giving yourself a grand day. Am sure you will love it.
    Maybe NEXT YEAR, Keith will make it, third time lucky and all that.
    Meantime, you get yourself dolled up and looking more beautiful than usual, open the wine and relax. That’s R-E-L-A-X…lol Jan xx
    Happy Birthday for Tuesday.

  4. Julie

    Happy Birthday! Sometimes we just need to take care of ourselves. Hope you had a wonderful day.

  5. Clare

    To be honest. If I had the choice of spending my birthday with DH or at a spa like that I know which one I would choose.

    Enjoy and happy birthday!

  6. tirane93

    you go mary! take a few pictures of the lovely surroundings for those of us who don’t EVER get to go to spa, ok?

  7. Carolyn

    Happy Birthday! That’s way better than my birthday is going to be…I have to report for Jury Duty on my birthday! Good thing the courthouse is around the corner from a yarn store and down the street from a quilt shop! Enjoy…

  8. Anonymous

    Mary ~ Happy Birthday! When I was recently in Minneapolis I had the great good fortune of spending time at the Ivy Spa. All I can say is that I’m fortunate that place isn’t in my hometown or my pocketbook would always be empty. What a special place it is ~ had an incredible experience and can’t think of a better birthday present to give yourself! ENJOY!!

    Linda (Flatlander)

  9. Deb

    Good for you! Much better than pouting because Keith is tied up. He’ll make it to you later, and you will have had a terrific spa day! 2 for 1!!!!

  10. Dee

    Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Marrrrrrrrry, Happy Birthday to you. Hoping you have had a wonderful day. Lucky for you, you can’t hear me sing. Dee

  11. QuiltSue

    Now that’s what I call positive thinking. It looks like a fabulous place to go and be pampered. What treatments will you have I wonder?

  12. Owens Family Adventures

    Happy happy birthday to you my friend!!! Get yourself to a spa and have the full treatment. 🙂
    On the quilt show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims they had this spot on there about Quilts Of Valor and also they talked about the different ways quilters give to the community. I thought about you and all the hard work you do on the Heartstrings Quilts. I just wanted you to know that you are a hero in my book and I like you very much.
    Hugs on your birthday!!

  13. *karendianne.

    Oh enjoy!!! Savor. Peace. Now this sounds like something I would do, too. Kindred Spirits, *karendianne.

  14. mamaspark

    Well, Happy Birthday, my dear!! The spa sounds great. I hope you had a wonderful time.

  15. Renate

    Happy Birthday, yesterday, Mary!
    Even though you were alne, I hope you had a relaxing day!

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