Stiletto Heights

I am Jennifer Gordon- a mixed media collage artist and comic writer living in Columbus OH, with my fiance and love- Keith. I specialize in paintings, ACEOS, journals, art boxes and more. I am always available for commissions! Visit my etsy shop at: http://www.stilettoheights.etsy.com

Monday, August 20, 2007

we all have our rituals....


good morning loves...

ok without further adieu or fanfare....I have to get something out in the open.

Today....is my birthday, I know many of you were confused as it appears that my bubs and I were celebrating last week.

You see once a girl reaches a certain age (we'll just call this the third anniversary of my 29th birthday) the birthday celebrations tend to come with a whole lot of me saying "Do I look old", "Should I dye my hair", "Am I as pretty now as I was when I was 16"

So, bubs and I usually celebrate and unbirthday of sorts, where I get presents, then I get a present a day leading up to the actual date...they are small presents but presents nonetheless....the celebratory week ends with the giving of the birthday card....then, we're done.

Even when I was little I celebrated my birthday for a week (pleasure of being an only child) My father would take vacation that week every year and we would go on little day trips, to Canobie Lake Park, Benson's Animal Farm (yes....of Petite Heights Fame), The beach, and my most favorite thing ever, we would take a bpat out to the Isles of Shoales of the coast of NH.

(some of you may know the Shoales from living there, others because they were made famous in the mediocre movie "The Weight of Water", which was based on the AMAZING book by Anita Shreve.

This year we were low key, as we are STILL unpacking and adjusting, also the new house has come with a ton more expenses, so we have been laying low.

I did wake up and eat a piece of cake and some ice cream for breakfast...I know, I'm a big fattie, but let's face facts, a girl does not celebrate the 3rd anniversary of her 29th birthday every day now, right???

so with that I will bid you adieu.


Oh and in honor of my birthday any order today will get a bonus gift!!! Woo Hoo!!!

Photos today are of my (already messy) work table with a large piece I have been working on for days and days...It may make its appearance in my shop later today!!


♥♥
jenn

PS- don't forget to check out Petite Heights!!

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25 Comments:

Anonymous nancypearlwannabe said...

Happy 3rd anniversary of your 29th birthday, Jenn! :)

8:28 AM  
Blogger Beej said...

Happy 38th!

I'm bad at math.

8:36 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Wait, you're not 16?

You sure look like you are!

Happy Birthday Jenn!!

8:50 AM  
Blogger Aaron said...

Happy Bday, Jenny from the Block! Not only do I hope you enjoyed your breakfast cake, I encourage you to eat more. It's your damn bday, after all.

9:22 AM  
Blogger CountryGirl_CityLife said...

Happy Birthday!! You are the hottest 29 + 3 year old I know. Have some more cake and ice cream for dinner, you deserve it. Th new piece looks amazingly big and gorgeous, I can't wait to see it up in the shop.

P.S. I am ecstatic you get ANTM now because the new "cycle" starts in a few weeks and you will be able to snark in on all the fun. Hooray for the new house!

9:25 AM  
Blogger ltthings said...

A happy 29 + 3rd anniversary birthday to you !! Hope you have a fabulous day & year ahead !!!

10:02 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

Happy birthday! You keep rocking 29 for as long as you can!

10:16 AM  
Blogger Sewlutions' World said...

Happy Birthday - you don't look a day over 29!

10:25 AM  
Blogger catbishop said...

Dear Jenn,

I've wanted you for so long now I can't stand it anymore.. meet me for a Thai lunch and then a Thai-you-up at a motel dessert.

Yours Forever,
Matt

10:26 AM  
Blogger Craftymoose Crafts said...

Have a wonderful birthday!

10:32 AM  
Blogger Columbus Fashion Week said...

Happy Birthday

10:36 AM  
Blogger The Creative Corner said...

Happy b-day!!
Hope you have a lovely day!

10:41 AM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

Happiest of birthdays darling!!!
Eat some cake for me!!

11:07 AM  
Anonymous Felicia said...

Happiest of Birthdays! :)

11:31 AM  
Blogger m.Lee said...

You look goooorrrrrrgeous! Don't get hung up on the number just because it has a *gasp* 3 in it! Happy birthday!

I'm not saying anything about you know who being born because I don't want to jinx anything.

11:33 AM  
Anonymous A Fanciful Twist said...

Wait, did someone just wish you a happy 38th?? I am giggling hysterically. I am sorry, I am having the same birthday as you in a few months, and I might keel over if someone said happy 38th hehehehehehe. Simple mistake.. ;)

At least it is only the anniversayr of your 29th. And, I have to tell you, Mr. Lovee says, there are some women who get more beautiful with age. I think he means you for sure!!! xoxoxoxo

Fine wine ring a bell? I know, cheesy but true... xoxo

11:47 AM  
Blogger Recy Vintage & Creations said...

Happy HAPPY birthday! Good on you for eating cake and ice cream for your birthday and for having week-long birthday celebrations! Aren't those the BEST!???

Hope your birthday today is as fabulous as you are!

xoxoxo,

Karen Beth :)

1:24 PM  
Blogger alexgirl said...

Yay! Happy Birthday! Your birthday rituals sound so fun. Thanks for sharing them with us in Blogtopia.
Hope you enjoy the day. Eat some more of that cake.

Adn I love the pic of your work area. It's cool to see where people do their creating. Awesome.

2:06 PM  
Blogger stilettoheights said...

miss Vanessa...don't worry Ben knows I am 4 days younger than him...we're known each other a long time, a long long time.

also, my bff Aaron wrote somehting so sweet on his blog about me

http://www.funkycarter.com

I cried.

2:11 PM  
Blogger Noelle said...

Happy Birthday!

2:25 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Happy birthday Jenn :-) Hope you've had a great day. Your work-in-progress looks stunning (as usual)!

10:03 PM  
Blogger Kala said...

Happy birthday!! Lol I would love to be 29 again!

2:16 AM  
Blogger gilfling said...

jenn a very belated birthday from me!! hope you had a great day. xxx

8:03 AM  
Anonymous KJ said...

Happy 3rd anniversary of your 29th birthday a day late, Jenn!

And I'm SO glad to hear I'm not the only one that likes to make it a "birthweek".

I am 30, by the way, and refer to it as 29 + 1.

10:15 AM  
Blogger Sweet Spice said...

I'm a bit behind with school stuff and all, sorry Happy Late 3rd 29th Birthday and I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your cake!!


http://sweetspicestory.blogspot.com/

11:58 PM  

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