Happy Birthday to My Twin Sister!!!

by ilene on April 2, 2012 · 7 comments

in sewing

(Photo taken by DT)

Happy Birthday to my identical twin, wombmate and favorite person in the whole wide world!!!!! (and yes, this means its my birthday, too!)  Every year on this day, I get to reflect on how blessed I am to have a lifelong, built-in best friend from birth.   The chances of being an identical twin is only 1 in 250 so we really cherish this special relationship that we have.  I’m so lucky to have a sister who knows everything about me and who shares so many of the same interests as I do!

Every year, no matter where we are living, we always make sure we spend our actual birthday together.  The day is a celebration of our sisterhood!!  Last year, we met up on the slopes of Breckenridge and this year, my sister, her husband, their dog and another good friend N drove up from LA to spend the weekend with us in San Francisco.  Jeff wins hubby of the year for planning a great weekend filled with all our favorite things- good girl friends, fabric shopping, sewing, ramen, boba, antiquing, indian food, crafting and pastries.  On Saturday, we went fabric shopping with a group of my closest girl friends and came back to my sweatshop my apartment to sew pj pants for everyone, including my friend’s 3 year old son!  (He was so happy to pic out his dinosaur printed flannel fabric!) We ended the night with a sushi-making pajama party.

(photo from my friend M)

I also got a cool birthday present that I’ve been pining away for!! It may or may not be another crafting machine to add to my collection! hehehe.  I’ll share about it tomorrow!

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1 Marie April 3, 2012 at 3:29 am

Happy bday to you both.
Very cute post.
Marie

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2 Janelle D April 3, 2012 at 3:52 am

Happy Birthday! I love that you made pajamas for everyone… that’s too sweet!

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3 bakingsuit April 3, 2012 at 4:59 am

Today is a delightful day for birthday. Happy birthday to you!

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4 Keeley @ My Life on a Plate April 5, 2012 at 7:43 am

We have the same birthday! Happy belated birthday!

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5 ilene April 6, 2012 at 11:06 am

thanks!! and happy belated birthday to you, too!!!

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