Monday, July 23, 2012

Happy Birthday Miss Laurie!

 Today is Miss Laurie's 25th Birthday!!

So Miss Laurie, while you were out enjoying yourself at the Jane Austen festival, your blog was hacked. But for a good cause! :)

I wanted to do something very special for her, so I invited some of her "friends" to give me a hand in wishing her a happy birthday!

A sister is one of the best friends you can have, and Miss Laurie has been just that. 
I'm blessed to have her as my sister! 

Miss Laurie is the reason I've read 3 JA novels and watched (most of) the movie adaptations. Her love for everything old fashioned has influenced me a lot. 

Her love for her family is amazing. Most every night she watches a movie or tv show with me, and a lot of times you can find us chatting about our favorite actors (Richard Armitage all the way!!) and actresses, books, movies, names, clothes, etc. 
 Her love, not only for me, but our whole family too, shows when she makes dinner, does laundry, house cleaning, dishes, etc. when the rest of us are too lazy to do it. :P

Miss Laurie is one special lady, and we all love her so much! 
Happy Birthday Dear!

Now it's your turn! I'm sure Miss Laurie's birthday would be made even more special with all of your birthday wishes!  


Miss Dashwood said...

*throws confetti and makes a hullabaloo*

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! Miss Laurie, you are such a special friend and I hope you have a perfectly splendiferous day!

(Miss Bea, this was such a sweet post and your lovely pictures for your sister were hilarious! Loved them!)

Miss Melody Muffin said...

Have a beautiful, wonderful, blessed birthday Miss Laurie!!!!!!!! And many happy returns of the day!!

I've enjoyed reading your delightful blog these last couple months!!

(I agree, Long Live Richard Armitage!!!) :)

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Oh my goodness!!! Squeeeee!!! Bea!!! You are the bestest wittle sister ever!!! Thank you my dear!! :D

Now that I've gotten over the initial surprise, happy tears and giggling fits I'm going to read it again! :)

Bea you are so clever!
RA, RA, RA, RA!!! *silly fangirl giggles* It's perfect! :)

Mrs E? how did you ever wriggle your way into my party?!?! :D :D :D
"Thank you for your great consideration but there's only one person I'd allow to plan my party and that is Mrs. Knightley!" :D

Awww! Bea, I'm blessed to have you as a sister. You bring so much joy to my life! :) *sniff sniff*

Oh hiya!!! It's The Doctor!!! ...I mean "the Ghost of Christmas present" ... I mean David Tennant! Cake is good and the gorgeous Scottish accent doesn't hurt either! :)

Aww! John & Bella! :)

Yeah, my love of JA and period dramas kind of has to rub off somewhere and you're the closest dear! Read three JA novels and reading a 4th! Someday you'll have read all 6 and re-read Northanger Abbey a dozen times! ;)

Sir Percy and cravats! Sweet Amy Dorrit! Love!

Awww! It's my pleasure to help with housework and I love chatting with you!

Elinor & Marianne - that's us tootz! :)

MR TILNEY!!!!! Love the smirk! He can give me as many as he likes! :) Thanks for including our favorite JA hero!

Emma & Mr. Knightley! Love it!

Thank you my darling sister! You are the best! I loved this post and can't wait to celebrate the rest of my birthday with you! :)

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Thanks so much! You're a very special friend to me too! Bea and I loved reading your 'Only A Novel' and meeting your delightful characters. I hope to find time to e-mail you about it very soon! :)

Miss Melody Muffin,
Thanks so much for the birthday wishes and for following my blog! I've enjoyed reading your comments of late! :)

AJ said...

~*~Happy Birthday!~*~

Wishing you a beautiful day and a wonderful year ahead.

Kiri Liz said...

Happiest of happy birthdays to you, Miss Laurie! You are, indeed, a very special lady, and it has been a great pleasure to have known you through blogger!

God bless!
Kiri Liz

Jessica said...

Happy quarter century birthday! Haha Hope you have a wonderful day! Loved all the well wishes from your "friends". ;-)

Jemimah C. said...

Miss Laurie dear, have a wonderful, delightful, blessed birthday! Your blog is such a lovely place to visit, and you are just as lovely.

PS. Bea was sweet to make this post. I love the period drama birthday greeting here!

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday, Miss Laurie!!! You're the best!!! =) Have a fantabulous day!!!

And kudos to Bea! Loverly post with even more loverly pictures. =)

Alexandra said...

Oh, happy happy birthday!!! Bea, you were JUST AMAZING. I absolutely died laughing in this post. What a great sister!

And let David know for me that cake was a wise choice...the button variety just doesn't quite have the same zip. :-P

Old-Fashioned Father said...

You girls are just SO silly! :-)

Happy Birthday, Miss Laurie.

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Thank you AJ, Kiri Liz, Jessica, Jemimah, Petie and Ally! You all are so sweet and it's a blessing to know all of you sweet ladies! :)

Heehee! You've seen that sketch too?!?! :D My sister and I quote it all the time (especially the "Oh hiya!" part) so your comment made us both giggle muchly! :D :D :D

Scullery Maid said...

Happy quarter-of-a-century Birthday!
Hurrah for Henry Tilney! And Mr. Thornton! Hurrah for Northanger Abbey! Hurrah for Sir Percy! Hurrah, Hurrah, Hurrah for Miss Laurie!

Miss Elizabeth Bennet said...

*Brings Homemade Virtual Cake* Happy Birthday, Miss Laurie! May you have a blessed birthday and an awesome day! :-)

I was debating whether to watch Doctor Who. I have a couple of friends that really love it (especially David Tennant's Doctor). What is your recommendation?

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Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Thanks daddy!

Thanks Scullery Maid! I enjoyed all of your Hurrahs! :)

Thanks so much for the "cake" and the birthday wishes! :)
My Doctor Who answer is a bit long so I'm e-mailing you! :)

An Old-Fashioned Girl said...

Happy Birthday, dear Miss Laurie! May God give you many more years of blessings and joy!
P.S.- The Henry Tilney card is so cute!

Carissa said...

Happy Birthday. I Hope you enjoyed the Jane Austen Festival.

Lauren said...

Happy, happy birthday to you Miss Laurie! I hope it was wonderful!

Sarah said...

Have a wonderful birthday, Miss Laurie! You have a really lovely blog, and I can tell that you put a lot into it. Miss Bea, this post was so cute!

Elizabeth said...

Happy Happy Birthday!!! I hope you have a wonderful birthday!! :) You are sweet and wonderful person, and hope your birthday is just as good as you! :)


PS. Richard Armitage is amazing! That is so cool that you have a note from him. :)

Rachel Olivia said...

Happy Birthday!
Was the Jane Austen Festival the one at Locust Grove, KY? Because I went with my friends. I have been twice before. I never manage to dress up properly, but I intend to next year. I think the events are perfectly delightful and two of my friends want to volunteer next year.

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

An Old-Fashioned Girl, Carissa, Lauren, Sarah and Elizabeth - thanks so much for the birthday wishes! I did have a wonderful weekend and day! :)

Rachel Olivia,
Yes, that was the JA Festival at Locust Grove in KY! You were there? Too bad we missed each other. Maybe you'll recognize me and my dad when I post the photos very soon. Were you there all day on Saturday? Which part was your favorite? My favorite was probably the Regency Fashion Show - the clothes were so lovely! It would be so much fun to volunteer! :)

Emily Ruth said...

Happy Birthday, Miss Laurie! I hope you have a splendid day.
Miss Bea, I enjoyed the photo wishes. They were perfect. :)

Elisa said...

Happy belated birthday! :)

Rachel Olivia said...

Oh, the fashion show is always lovely to me, and I love the "Shops of Meryton."

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