I planned a surprise birthday party for my husband's 30th birthday in the past. How can I not do something special for his 40th birthday? *wink*
We started off with a normal quiet lunch with just the two of us to throw Joshua off the scent. We ordered his favourite food, finishing off with a giant dessert which we could not finish even half of. Afterwards, we bought some new pants as birthday gifts for him. We then headed down to JCube for our next program of the day.
I tried to gather his best friends from yesteryears for a KTV session to relive the good old days. Sadly, most could not make it. Only two turned up towards the end. So there went my idea for a grand surprise when we reached the karaoke lounge room. I had to cook up some lame excuse why I booked such a big room for just the two of us! Hahaha... *sweat* Nonetheless, he was greatly surprised to see his buddies entering the room much later on.
We ended the day's program with dinner at Aston. Joshua widened his eyes when I asked for a table for ten when there were only four of us. So yes, there were more friends coming.
Ten years ago, I played a trick on him with magic relighting candles. I decided to do the same this time round but he already suspected it when he saw sparks flying while we lit the candles. Yet, he was very nice to play along. *grin* Watch the videos below to see the hilarious moments.
We are so grateful to have close, faithful friends who took the time to celebrate Joshua's birthday despite their busy schedules. It is now so much harder to meet up with everyone having heavy responsibilities at work and at home. We had such a wonderful time catching up and I must say, the old adage totally rings true: Old friends are gold!