My Birthday Wish

So my birthday is on Saturday.  Doug asked me what I wanted for my birthday and it got me to thinking … I have no clue this year!  Usually I’m looking forward to the big day for a month.  Thinking about all the things I could get.

I would LOVE an iPad.

On a side note – a good, no great, friend, Jamie wrote Apple to see if they would donate an iPad since it brought me such comfort while Owen was in the hospital.  (My sister loaned me hers while I was there.)  They said they were “uninterested in donating to such a cause at this time.”  While it didn’t bother me … heck I’m just another mom like you … I think Jamie will forever protest Apple products.  I love you Jamie.  xoxo

Ok back on track … Since I know it’s not realistic to think I’ll get an iPad … I’ve been trying to think of something else.

I’ve got nothing.

Orange winter clothes since all my orange shirts are short-sleeved?  Orange running shoes from Famous Footwear? (I got a pair from Kohl’s but they are too small … boo!)  A website class?  I’ve been interested in learning more since we only touched on web design in college.

Here’s what I came up with … for my birthday will you vote for my blog on  There is a pink badge in the right hand column o click.  Then click the purple “vote” button.  The leading blog has 441 votes … this blog has 130.  It would make my DECADE for me if we win.

Call me greedy … call me selfish or competitive … but I really want to win 🙂  I can bear my sorrow of loosing Owen … is it ok to say how competitive I can be?

So … if you feel moved, vote for this blog … please?

Ok enough with the begging … let’s get to celebrating one more year under my belt.

Love, Mel



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11 responses to “My Birthday Wish

  1. Tammy

    OF COURSE I voted! I’d vote every day if I could. I’m not normally a blog-reader, but I find myself looking forward to each new post to follow your journey!

  2. Kara

    How about a Kindle? Or an orange ipod shuffle. I think they make them in orange. Of course that’s an apple made product so maybe not? Lol.

    • Mel

      My parents gave me a nook for my birthday last year when I was preggers …. for when I was on bed rest. And I use my itouch … it’s an addiction! haha thanks for the suggestions!

  3. Amber

    Happy Birthday Mel! I voted for your blog already, to bad I can only vote once, or I’d vote everyday.

    What about checking out some of the other tablets available? So many options! Apple is not the best in my opinion anyway.

  4. petaluma11

    Voted! Happy Birthday!! BTW, you are currently at 191 votes! 😀

  5. Jamie Hewitt

    I hope you have a good birthday. I will log on and vote right away! Take care!

  6. Lisa

    Voted! You are at 207 now!

  7. Susan

    Happy birthday! I just voted! 🙂

  8. Amber

    Voted… up to 257 votes now!! Happy Birthday!! 🙂

  9. Jeanette

    Happy B-day Mel and many more to come. I will for sure vote for your blog. one of the best blogs ever.

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