It's my birthday....

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
So in trying to answer the age old question (what do you want for your birthday?) these last couple weeks, I discovered that I am more acquisitive than I ever thought myself to be. I used to want things a lot, before I was satisfied by the one true thing that can satisfy (yes, I am talking about Jesus). So it has been a long time since I have really wanted a thing. I need things sometimes then I have squeak open the pocket book and buy them, but I rarely say "Oh, I wish I could have..." So I was quite surprised with myself when I started obsessing over a handbag of all things. Especially since I swore years ago that I would never spend more than $20 on a purse or shoes... my poor feet are paying the price now. I also make my own purses (which with the cost of fabric and interfacings cost way more than $20) so why all of a sudden am I obsessing over this:

Michael Kors Hamilton Tote. Ack! Luckily I can't find anywhere that the red one isn't sold out so I am safe. Please do not, I say not, send me links to where it is available. Thank you so much!

Off to work... for my birthday!

Just got my Birthday Pressie... wanna see?

Box color is right!

Ack! I have never had real perfume before. Yay! Chanel! He listened!
Real Parfum I have never had the real stuff before... and Chanel of all things... I am so lucky! Oh my gosh it smells so good! Goes great with my bunny slippers and robe LOL
50 comments on "It's my birthday...."
  1. Happy Birthday, Julie! That is a darling bag ... I secretly hope someone finds a red one for you.

  2. Happy birthday! Have a great day at work.

  3. Awww! Happy birthday to you!!!!

  4. That bag...oh that beautiful, beautiful Michael Kors bag. That bag is on my wish list too. I had originally thought I wanted it in silver, but now that I've seen the red. Oh.My. I too hope someone finds a red one for you! And HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  5. A very happy birthday to you. Stunning bag, hope one makes it's way to you.

  6. Happy birthday, Julie. Perfume is such a lovely gift.

  7. Happy birthday! Lucky you - perfume is such a lovely luxury! :)

  8. Awe, you're so cute! I love that you found the best gift of all! Happy Birthday to you!

    And may your year be full of His blessings!

  9. A very Happy Birthday to you!
    I haven't worn real perfume in ages, lol.
    What a nice treat for your birthday, sometimes it is nice to be spoiled with something lavish;)


  10. Happy birthday! Have a fantastic day! xx

  11. Happy Birthday! I won't say where you might find it, but I will say that zappos has free shipping. You know, just sayin'.
    And you deserve a treat with your parfum!

  12. Happy Birthday! Have a great day! I am trying not to want fabric. It is so hard. I keep thinking, The Lord is my shepherd I shall not WANT. It doesn't always work but I continue to pray.

  13. Joyeux Anniversaire Julie! Hugs Linda x

  14. Happy Birthday! I think it's wonderful to be caught in a quandary about what you want. It's probably a sign that you are fulfilled in who and what you are. Not a bad thing to be.

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  16. Happy Birthday. Hope you have a great day that is filled with everything red. Lots of Love Patti xxx

  17. Happy birthday, Julie. Have a lovely day!

  18. Happy Birthday Julie. You are a class act indeed with your Chanel and your bunny slippers and robe. The vision makes me smile. Have a great one.

  19. Happy, Happy Birthday!!! Wish I were there to give you a hug! :-) You are so cute: I loved what you said in your post (hee! hee! the bunny slippers and robe!):-D Have a wonderful day!!! And you REALLY ARE a class act, no matter what you think!! Hugs, H in Healdsburg

  20. Happy Birthday,have an awesome day!

  21. Many happy returns beautiful smelling lady ;)

  22. Happy birthday to you,
    Happy birthday to you,
    Happy birthday dear Julie,
    Happy birthday to you

    Hope you have a fab day and that it all comes out smelling of roses :o)

  23. Happy Birthday! I think you should buy the bag!

  24. Hi Julie, just had to comment on the link for the bag...not only does it describe the bag but also a pair of shoes, a watch and a pair of glasses (possibly sunglasses)! Wouldn't it be awesome if all of those things were included? Just thought you'd enjoy the chuckle...Hope your birthday is a happy one!

  25. It is my daughters birthday also today. Hope you have had a great day!

  26. Happy Birthday!
    My grandson is 6 years today.

  27. Happy Birthday, Julie! Hope you find your red bag : )

  28. Happy Birthday Julie. I hope you find your bag

  29. Happy birthday, Julie!

    And pleeeeaaaaase buy yourself some good shoes!
    You ate up all day, your feed deserve some good support.

    I really like the red bag.

  30. Happy birthday! Enjoy your gift. I bet it smells wonderful!

    Sandy A

  31. Happy Birthday! That is a fantastic MK tote.
    Happy Thanksgiving, too!

  32. Happy Birthday!! So true, if you have Jesus what more DO you need??

    The bag is LOVELY and so is the perfume box. I've never smelled that scent but I LOVE the presentation!

  33. Happy Birthday! Hope you had a great day :)

  34. Happy Happy Birthday Julie - and it is a gorgeous bag :-)

  35. My birthday was the 25th, so Happy Birthday to you! The red handbag is beautiful, it might be hard to not look for a site that has it available! Enjoy your holiday!

  36. Happy birthday! Have a fantastic day! xx my favorite present from my hubby ....

  37. I hope you had a terrific day! I to too have always had a thing for not spending a ton on purses but I've been eying a Coach one now for a little while and if it goes on sale, I just might splurge.


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