One of the advantages of having a birthday in spring, is that there are lots of fresh and lovely flowers available. My mom has always plucked a peony for me on my birthday, as the peonies in her garden always blossom on my birthday. This year, she wasn’t with me on the day – but one of my knitting friends brought me this bouquet:

Pretty peonies!
He also brought me balloons – it’s been ages since I have had balloons on my birthday!

My girls brought me some flowers too, along with a gift certificate for a night out, featuring cake, coffee and a movie. I love them. And I’ll probably post about that night soon.

They are pretty too, aren’t they?