Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Another year older *sigh*

Today's my birthday!  Yep, on this day in 1977 I made my entrance to the world :o)

Me & my Nan (RIP) at my christening.

So, had we been blogging back in 1977, what might it have been about?  Well, with films, these were in the top 10:

So, what about books?  Well, TBH the list wasn't up to much, but I did spot this, one of my childhood faves :o)

So, I thought I'd take a look at what I was doing when I was the same age as our Twi faves.

When I was 18 like Taylor, I left home to go away to study Psychology at university, 70 miles away in Stoke on Trent.

Me and my partner in drunkeness in the 1st year.  Not our room but we all had identical prison cell-esque ones.

When I was 19 like Kristen, I met Mr Stan.  It was our first weekend back in the 2nd year of uni after the summer break and we were at a barn dance at the student union bar.  Neither of us were dancing BTW!

This is us back then.  I'm 19 and Mr Stan is 20 *sigh*.  Note the plaid shirt ;o)

At 21 like Nikki Reed, I graduated from uni with an upper second class honours degree in Psychology :o)

Mortar board caps and windy days.  Not a good combo.

At 23 like Rob & Ashley Greene, my second niece was born :o)

Me and Molly.  She's playing Jesus in her school play today (equal opps gone mad?!!)

At 25 like Kellan & Jackson, Mr Stan & I got married :o)

That was in 2002, then in 2004, 2005 and 2007 we were joined by these little angels ;o)

Best of all is my birthday card from Nibbles!  I keep giggling at it and need to share :o)

The front!

The inside!

Thanks Nibbles, that made my day :oD


Jelena @ Twiholic said...

Aw, I loved this post. So clever Stan. Happy birthday, once again Gemma. You gotta go open up that virtual card I sent you. :D

Now, wait, why is your NIECE playing Jesus? WTF, pmsl!

missmalarky said...

Happy Birthday Gorgeousness! Thanks for sharing your photos and special memories - seems you have been a clever and lucky girl - btw earlier tonight Rob and I raised a glass of champers to toast your big day and he sent you a big moist one *mwoar*

Stan said...

Thanks both and thanks for the ecard Jelena, very thoughtful of you xx

Mary said...

Happy Birthday Gemma :)

Your card is sitting somewhere safe in my other words I have no idea where i've put it! It will turn up at some point *shrugs* You know I love you anyway MWAH

Jelena @ Twiholic said...

Glad you liked it. It wasn't Twilight related, but still, I thought it expressed very well how I feel about you. xxx

Becky said...

Fab post!! I love looking at pics of you all, especially ones from younger days!! you should do a post where we all have to send one in, lol!

2004, 2005 & 2007, you didn't mess around did you!!! Did you even come up for air, lol!

Happy Birthday! ( again :D )

@Nibbles Awesome card!!!

Becky said...

Meant to add what lovely boys you've got! They must keep you busy!!

Stan said...

LOL Becky! Well I certainly don't get chance to come up for air with all the shouting I do at them these days! There's 16mths between my eldest two and then 22mths between the next two. When I think back now I have no idea how I did it!

Thanks Mary & Jelly xx

Twilight Mommy said...

Happy Birfday Stan! Hope you have a Robalicious Day! Hey my b-day is Sunday :) March babies rule! xoxo

p.s. Love the pics! Nice choices!

Anonymous said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! 1977???? I'm older than 4 years. 1973 here...
Hope you have a wonderful day and a delicious cake!!!!
Nibbles' card is hilarious...especially the cover. LOLOL! "Bitch please!"
Loved the "history of Stan" post...beautiful; especially the "P pants" Jackson photo!

NibbleitPattinsonakaNebilet said...

LOL, glad you liked it, it looked like I buggered up the inside a bit doh! I do love sending my Robbiemoonpig cards out, ever since I got one at Xmas I love passing out the Robbie lurve. Ahem 1967 here bah....but a March baby none the less!
Becks Stan got me to send her drunken pictures of myself from yesteryear so I'm wondering what is being planned. One was so drunk basically its my hand waving skyward from the floor-Rock festivals, I took 2 5 litre containers of vodka to that long weekend along with 2 cases of bud-it was between 3 of us but I made a large dent in it hehehe.
I may have to do a poem for Stan's birthday haha

NibbleitPattinsonakaNebilet said...

Happy Birthday to Stan
You are the wo-man
Jacob wants to shag you
Now that he's a man

pmsl I do try hehehe

Stan said...

PMSL Nibbles, yes, you're very trying ;o)

Just had to edit the beginning of this post because I realised I hadn't put my baby pic on like I intended! LOL, trust me to miss off the only pic I'm not actually embarrassed about!

TwiWeasel said...

Hey, Stan. Have a great birthday, ho! (((BIG HUG))) We may have only known each other for what, like 6 months? But you're right up there in my besties! Really! Now, go lick that chocolate birthday cake off of FSE & FSJ...they'll get soft *snicker* if you're not careful! *snort*

Stoney said...

Awww..fantab post!
Happy Birthday!!!
Lots of us with Psych degrees...lmfao. Hmmm what does that say about us?

17foreverlisa said...

Happy birthday, Stan!! Thanks for sharing pics from your RL and from your Twilife. What a great combination :) And is it just me, or is Mr. Stan looking at us with FME eyes in the first picture? LOL!

Hope you have something fun planned with all of your boys, including FSE. As I said on FB, just don't forget to put the damn dog out ;)



17foreverlisa said...

@Nibbles - Forgot to tell you your personalized birthday card kicked ass!

TooMuchCoffee said...

That card rocks the Kazbah, Nibs!

Happy B-Day Stan!

(btw, I'm ok with some Taycob pics once in a while. small doses, otherwise I start to feel dirty)

Living with Edward said...

Happy Birthday Stan! The pic from your wedding is too cute. And Nibbles card is way too awesome. "ooooo birthday cake" LMAO!

Mary said...

Awww love the baby pic, so cute :)

I'm all baked out today. I've had to do a victoria sponge and 12 fairy cakes for today and also a cake for Jack's girlfriends 13th birthday. I've baked it today and will decorate it tomorrow.

smartEpantz said...

Happy Birthday Stan!!! MWAH!
Hope you have a good one. :D


NibbleitPattinsonakaNebilet said...

busy cakey lady lol, I gotta make cakes next week its my Jacks 14th birthday-god 14 where does it go!

Mary said...

Nibbles start to worry when you've got one coming up to 18!! Oh god, that makes me cringe just typing it :(

Anonymous said...

Stan- Super great birthday post. ROTFL 1977 does bring back memories. Saturday Night Fever was my first R rated movie. Hope you get some birthday cupcakes.

Mary- My oldest turned 18 last fall. It's not that bad. Just looking forward to sending him to university.

Dangrdafne said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Thank you for the gorgeous pictures of you in this post. I LOVE the wedding picture... Mr. Stan looks so sweet and you look sooo beautiful. Your children are precious and I do hope they treat you well for your birthday.

The card from Nibbles was perfect!

My favorite Twilight thing about you Stan is that I love having another Jacob fan in the neighborhood - we have to stick together ;)

I love you sweetie! Have a fantastic day!

Snarcastic M said...

Happy Birthday Stan!

Ms M

Jayla said...

Happy Birthday Stan!!! The kids are just ADORABLE.

LOL @ the pic of u and Mr. Stan w/ the Budweiser board in the background

@Nibbles- great card.

Z Any Mouse said...

Happy Birthday Stan!! Here's hoping that Taycob is going to show up on your front doorstep, and do a birthday strip-o-gram for you. Woot, woot!

Also, in the room that's not really your room, but looks exactly like your room (with drinking pal #1), did you also have pictures of scantily clad women on your wall?

@Nibbles - Love the card!

TigerlilyRose said...

Happy Birthday Stan! Hope you have a spectacular day! I logged on just to tell you this by the way! Feel special don't ya!!!

Sorry i have been AWOL lately, got a lot of RL to do! XOXOXOXOXOXO