Monday, May 28, 2012

my wonderful 17th birthday!

this year my birthday was so dang fun. birthday's are definitely one of my most favorite time of year because the whole day is about YOU! i think.... ((this may sound bratty, but then again, don't we all think this?)) that it's kinda fun one day a year for people to shower you ((just you! your day)) with gifts, hugs, songs, food, new things, and 'happy birthday!'s all day long. and you are one year older. you get tons of presents for just surviving a year. yeah, birthday's are pretty great

wednesday night
i was sleeping. when all the sudden i wake up to.. "KEENA!!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!" and TONS of balloons floating everywhere! my besties/girlfriends awoke me at 12:30 to go eat breakfast! ((which i thought was pretty creative. everyone always goes in the morning, but why not 12:30? boo-yah))

we ate at Denny's! half of us had french toast, eggs, and pancakes. and the other half had fried chicken and fries. ((i opted for the french toast. even though i only slept for 30 minutes, it felt like breakfast time :) and i will give Denny's props for that delicious french toast. delish))

don't ask me why these pictures ((especially the black & white ones)) look so splotchy....?  not sure

 we had the greatest waiter in the world. his name was Booth, and he was nice enough to put up with our LOUD LAUGHTER ((seriously, we sounded like 7 drunk girls in Orem Utah. someone would say 'fried chicken!' and we would all be laughing so hard we were crying)) and so was the rest of Denny's since im sure those 2 couples wanted to kill us. he was also kind enough to take a picture of us!

Madi, Jos, Meg, Me, Kaylee, Hannah, Cait

happy birthday to me! probably one of the best parts of my birthday was eating all the junk food i wanted to. the one day where i didn't say no to anything that was offered me. its honestly embarrassing how much junk food i ate that day, and yet, i am so glad i did! it's all i ate

i woke up and went to school, and Cait gave me a present! a brand new shirt ((that i adore)) and 2 huge sugar cookies from Smart Cookie. yes, i ate both. 

in Chemistry ((2nd period)) Sub Zero came and gave us a lecture + free ice cream made right in front of us! yep, ate that too! 

during 3rd period Meg gave me 20 of those huge suckers. ((like the ones below)) man i love those.

for lunch we went to Jamba Juice. can't say no to a Jamba! Orange Dream Machine all the way. one of my favorites that i hardly get because out of ALL my fav's it has the highest calorie/fat content! but did you think i cared about that on my birthday? heck no.

after school ((which wasn't even school. every single class period we just sat around, talked, or watched movies! i didn't even bring a binder. burned that thing. hahaha just kiddin')) i talked with Edgar, Chris, Amanda, Cait, and Hannah for awhile then headed home.

Taylor came and got me and we enjoyed some snowies. ((always lovin' me some snowies)) Taylor dropped me off after and i headed to dinner with my family! we went to Pizza Factory. one of my favorite pizza/breadstick restaurants!

we always go to Pizza Factory when one of us in the fam has a birthday! and we always order a cheese pizza in the shape of your age!! 

after, i headed to Meg's house to go swimming with my girl friends! our first dip in the pool of the summer. and boy did it feel good. 

SUCH a fun time :) i went home, Carson dropped off a gift ((another Jamba baby)), and i opened presents!! i got new running shoes, new clothes, a new curling rod, and my hair done! ((yep. im SUPER blonde now! as you can see....)) i just had the most wonderful birthday ever!! i had such a fun time with my family and friends and i am so thankful for everything they did to make this the greatest birthday ever!! 

i am finally 17. finally :)


  1. I am so glad you had a great time! Looked like a lot of fun! I think birthdays should be celebrated all week long!

  2. What and AWESOME birthday!! I am so sorry we did not get a chance to call you. Our weekend was crazy but it looks like you had a great time!

  3. Wow, it looks like you had a great birthday!