So overall, turning thirty hasn't been so bad. I’ve never been one for making a big deal out of my birthday, as in I never really remember wanting parties or celebrating with a lot of people on my birthday when I was growing up. My husband knows me well enough to know that I would dislike a party for my birthday, especially a suprise party. Since I’ve been with him, we have always celebrated my birthday with just the two of us. If he has had to work on my birthday, he has arranged for me to have some relaxing quiet time throughout the day before coming home and spending time with me. If he has not had to work on my birthday, we have taken the time to get away for a few days and celebrate. That’s what I would have really wanted for my 30th birthday…..a weekend getaway. Unfortunately, travel is not really an option for me this year. In years past, we had talked about going to Vegas for my 30th, and then maybe renting car for a day to see the
Afterwards, he needed to finish up some work, so he sent me out for coffee and a birthday pedicure.
We were considering catching a movie when I got home, but I opted for a nap instead. I didn't really feel like going out tonight. He took care of things, and we spent the evening in. He made dinner, picked up a red box and picked GiGi's cupcakes for dessert.It wasn’t a weekend in Vegas, but it was pretty perfect day really.
And as far as my birthday gift goes, we decided to invest in a nice camera now that we have a family on the way. I'm looking forward to teaching myself how to use it, as I try to capture the next decade of our lives through the lens of this birthday gift.