Isn't it funny how as we grow older we can have just about anything we want, except for the things we REALLY want? Everyone kept asking what I wanted for my b-day and didn't understand when I would say there is really nothing material that I want or need, but I am dying for just 8 solid hours of sleeeeep!
My amazing husband Steve got me exactly what I have been wanting for so long now. He went to work late on my birthday and let me sleep in until 8 am, WOW! And I did also get my favorite perfume ;)
The photo is of dinner with my family last night at a terrific new restaurant in the Otay Ranch Center called "Frida." It is a branch of the Beverly Hills location and was perfect for this celebration. The wine was excellent, the food just savory (best salsas I have had since being in Guadalajara) and the decor is so cool.
Thank goodness the boys were on their best behavior for the 2 1/2 hour meal. Now there's something I always want but seem to only get on special occasions!
THE TIP: Schedule nothing for your birthday every now and then so that you can bask in the greatest gift of all - down time with the family and catching up on much needed rest!