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As promised – a birthday contest!!  First up the prizes.  For the spinner winner (hehe) I'm giving away some of my own dyed fiber.  This is almost 4 ounces of BFL dyed with red, blue and brown.  I love this color combo and it should end up making someIl_430xN.48205724 pretty cool yarn.  

Next up for the knitterly prize, also made by me, is some crazy handspun named Rockit.  It is about 270 yards of a bulky-ish thick and thin single.  I love this yarn too, I wasn't so sure about the fiber before spinning but I think it turned out pretty cool after all was said and done.
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So that's that!  All you have to do is leave a comment on this post and let me know whether you want the spinner's or knitter's prize.  This one will be open for only a few days, I'll close the contest on Wednesday night and randomly pick a winner on Thursday morning.

So with that out of the way I'm sure you are just dying to know how I celebrated my birthday right?!  Well I did most of it the day before, Saturday, after a semi-grueling karate belt review.  I'm pretty proud to say that I'm now a yellow belt!  It is only one up from uber newbie, but still!  I had quite the workout and it was kind of tough but I'm really glad I did it and succeeded.  After that we went out for a great dinner at Citris Grill.  I had never been before and I really enjoyed my giant butternut squash fettucini entree and an El Diablo Martini.  I had made myself a white cake for dessert and The Boyfriend topped it off with some tangerine frosting – yum!  That was after The Kiddo grabbed a fistful of cake while it was still cooling because she was 'so hungry'.  What a kid.  I also had a couple too many glasses of wine while watching Kill Bill volume 2 and then called it a night.  That's about it, what can I say?  I'm getting old πŸ˜‰  

Okay, well get to the comments then and have a great day πŸ™‚

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  1. Happy Birthday! One glass of wine is one too many for me.. so believe me, I know the feeling.. lol. I love the roving.. please count me for the spinners prize for the contest! Thanks!

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  2. You’re not getting old! You had a full day. Congrats on the yellow belt! Happy Birthday!! Here’s to many, many more.

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  3. Happy Birthday! Sounds like you know how to celebrate to me, sounds relaxing and fun. Also, tangerine frosting sounds tasty.

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  4. Happy Birthday!
    I love Citris Grill. You should have stopped by; I live about 0.25 miles from the restaurant.

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  5. Happy Birthday! It sounds like you had a really nice time. The dinner and cake both sound delicious.
    I’m sure Susan’s mistaken. She’s really .255578 miles from Citris Grill.

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  6. Happy bday πŸ™‚ One sip of wine is already too much for me as I never drink (alcohol that is).
    I wanna be a spinner winner hehehe πŸ™‚
    Cheers Eva

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  7. Happy Birthday, congrats on the yellow belt, pass the wine (and some of that squash fettucini…sounds yummy) and you *know* I’m a spinner! But am I a LUCKY spinner? πŸ˜‰

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  8. chris

     /  January 27, 2009

    Happy Birthday! I’d like to try citris grill.
    Both the fiber and the yarn are beautiful, I’d love to knit with some of your yarn, tho!

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