We arrived at my grandparents' apartment for dinner to find my mom and grandmother in the hallway waiting, and the (public) hallway decorated...
Even the ceiling fan was not safe.
At my seat, I found a wand.
Which I made extremely great use of, all night.
Mostly by gesturing and commanding my mother to pay attention to my story about The Bachelor when she was not listening adequately.
My toes are still painted Patriots colors. Whomp whomp.
Wonderful lemon cupcakes. Gramps lights my candles every birthday. #24 was no exception. (Last year he briefly set the cake on fire. He's improved his technique, no cake fires today.)
Birthday card from mom. Absolutely no one but me and her "got it."
Overall, as a family, we laugh a lot.
Someone said "memories," someone else heard "mammaries"...
As you do.
Mom's dog Jack.
I jumped off of the couch, which is why you can see the TV tray through my shoulder. Cool.
Even the front door was decorated.
I love those folks. ♥