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Happy Half Birthday

Today is Oscar’s 1/2 Birthday. Yup. We recognize half birthdays. As kids, we always got cake and a banner. You see, my Grandmother + Grandfather started the tradition with my Dad, who in turn did the same for us kids. And, Oscar will continue the tradition! Before you roll your eyes – consider this – isn’t it great fun to have special days as a child? Any reason to celebrate happy moments is my philosophy.

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    Carol GK
    November 29, 2010 at 10:25 pm

    Looks like he's really getting into it! So cute! Happy Half Birthday, little guy!

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    Kerry
    November 29, 2010 at 10:39 pm

    Happy Half birthday to your sweet little man! What a great photo! 🙂

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    JK
    November 29, 2010 at 10:43 pm

    It looks like he's doing a happy dance! Very sweet!

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    Tia Brumbelow
    November 29, 2010 at 10:51 pm

    I think it's a great tradition! Ahh he's too cute!

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    Beach Bungalow
    November 29, 2010 at 11:29 pm

    ABSOLUTELY!

    S
    xo

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    the cinnamon post
    November 30, 2010 at 12:29 am

    Lindsay – I just love your blog. Your Oscar is adorable and I wish him a very happy half birthday.
    I have not yet updated my front planters and for some reason always pick the wettest, coldest day in November to cut greenery. The greens are still waiting patiently on my porch as well…

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    Lizinka
    November 30, 2010 at 1:02 am

    Sooo cute – groove on Oscar! 🙂 I agree, any opportunity to celebrate is fine by me! 🙂

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    Brittany
    November 30, 2010 at 1:14 am

    Hahaha he's too cute! Happy 1/2 Birthday Oscar!

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    Sara @ Russet Street Reno
    November 30, 2010 at 2:45 am

    Happy Half Birthday, Oscar! How cute is he….he looks like he's doing a little BD dance!

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    Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy
    November 30, 2010 at 2:52 am

    No eye rolling here Lindsay! I love half birthdays!

    And Oscar is looking so adorable!

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    Amanda
    November 30, 2010 at 3:07 am

    I love half birthdays. I always acknowledge mine!

    One of my old friends birthday was my half birthday and vice versa, we ended up with cake — or half a cake — from time to time.

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    Anonymous
    November 30, 2010 at 4:31 am

    Hee! I don't think you're alone in celebrating the half birthdays… one of my friends was talking about the fancy cupcakes she made for a family half birthday today! Please tell me, though, that you sang "Halfie Birthday" to your boy. In our house, that's a half birthday requirement! Halfie birthday, Oscar, from all of us! – Steph P.

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    Megan {Honey We're Home}
    November 30, 2010 at 5:29 am

    He is just sooooo stinkin' cute! My little guy will be 3/4 on Saturday!! 🙂

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    Emily B.
    November 30, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    Adorable idea and an even more adorable picture.

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    Anonymous
    November 30, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Congratulations to all of you. He's a sweetie. I'm with you on half birthdays. My sister and I are 6 months apart on the calendar–I'm 2/19 and she's 8/19. We always wish the other happy half-bday when our bdays roll around. And to make it even better, my new daughter was also born on my sister's birthday, so there is even more to celebrate!

    jbhat

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    Keri
    December 2, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    I think it's AWESOME! Maybe a new tradition to start in our house! Do you have a 1/2 birthday cake (literally half a birthday cake)?

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