Wednesday, March 21, 2012

It's my 9th Birthday Bash and 1st Comment-a-thon!


Dearest Payton,
I just want to tell you how much I love you and how much I have loved every minute of our nine years together.  All of the ups, and even the down times, are so precious to me.  It is amazing that you are still in our lives, but I thank God for you every single day, and always ask Him to bless us with many more days together.  You are an inspiration, a miracle, and an angel on earth.  Happy 9th Birthday, baby girl.  Enjoy your day!

Sorry for the sappy note from my mom, but when she asked for the laptop, I didn't know what she was up to.  I probably owed her one, but now we're even.  Anyway, let's get this party started!!  First up, let me share with you an awesome early birthday gift from the Southern Fried Pugs.  You will not believe what they sent me...the sweetest, most thoughtful thing that has forever sealed them in my dad's heart...and made my mom leaky as she was helping me open the package...  My very own Chicago Bears cheerleading outfit!!

Yep, I'm totally ready for football season to start now.  Go Bears!  Da Bearsss!  Thanks so much Isabelle, Petunia, and Tallulah!!  Mom and dad are slackers when it comes to checking the mail, but they did last night.  There was a bunch of cards and such from even more friends.  I feel so guys are awesome!  Thanks!  Who knows how long they have been sitting in the mailbox.  Sheesh!  I'll have to tell you the specifics about them later because mom said I might as well wait until tonight to open them, so I will.  Although I don't really have a choice given my lack of usable thumbs, now do I?

Now for some more GREAT news!  My inhaler came in late Monday afternoon so Gammy and Gampy are coming over tonight!!  And mom promised me a very sweet treat!  This is going to be a great birthday party, so I better get some rest... 

Oh my pug, I'm up!  What a dream!  I was traveling the globe in my private jet with my frequent-flyer friends (Lola Pug, Sid, Suki, and Puglet) there to help show me the ropes!  Gampy better come through with his promise of a private jet for me tonight so I can visit ALL of my dear blogging friends, near and far!  My mom said not to hold my breath because Gampy promised her a pool a very, very long time ago and it never happened...although he says that my "training" pool from last summer counts.  Hmmm...yeah, good try, Gampy, but I'm not sure that cuts it.

Anyway, did mom just say it was almost time for my party?

I can taste the nomables already!
I should probably make sure everything is in order!
Mom, get your butt out of that chair and let's get to taste testing all the food before my special guests arrive!

Sheesh!  My work around here is never done.  I hope mom has it all together because I'm so excited!  I'll be sure to post pictures of my party and tell you all about it later this week.

Ok, enough about me.  Remember, this post is also my Comment-a-thon to help out Wilma's "Stuff My Doghouse" project that I told everyone about last Friday!

So please remember to leave a comment on this post today (March 21st) before the clock strikes midnight CST to help a good cause, specifically the Homeward Bound Pug Rescue and Adoption of Oklahoma!  And thanks to those of you who have already donated directly, especially those that said they would do so in my honor!


PS.  I just want to give a shout-out to Sid for the inspiration to visualize my dream using the Ken Burns effect!  If you haven't seen his studly potato video, it's a must!


Payton's Gampy said...

Gammy and Gampy are just as excited to see you too, Little One! We love you and wish you the bestest birthday ever!

Gampy & Gammy

A Day in the Life of Pugs said...

♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, ♥¸¸.•*¨*•♪♫• HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, ♥¸¸.•*¨*•♪♫• HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR PAYTON ♥¸¸.•*¨*•♪♫•HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU♥¸¸.•*¨*•♪♫•

We hope this is your best birthday ever!!!!

Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster & Liberty

Sammy and Neko said...

Happy Birthday, Payton.
We love you !!

Enjoy this day and eat up~

Gracie the Agility Pug said...

Happy Birthday. Lots of pug kisses from the Screaming K9's. Enjoy your day - a miracle pug like you deserves it. Mom donated a bed to stuff the doghouse in your name.

Hugs to Gammy and Gampy. We're so glad you get to see them.

Punchbugpug said...

hAPpY HaPPy haPpY Birthday Miss Payton!!!! You rock! Have fun tonight at your 9th birthday!!!!

Frank The Tank said...

Have a wonderful day, you are such an inspiration and you are a little furry Angel, your Mom is so right! I love all your adventures no matter how big or small and I hope that you have many, many Birthdays to come!

♪ Happy Birthday to you ♫ Happy Birthday to you ♫ Happy Birthday to a Pug who, is wonderful and cute!♪

PS - You look so cute and amazing in that Chicago Bears Cheerleading Costume! Wow! Now you can cheer with your Daddy! Wahooo! Go Bears Go!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Payton, and thanks for sharing your life with us!

Chloe & sissies

Minnie and Mack said...

Happy Birthday, Payton! You are such a special puggie and such a blessing to your family!!!!!!!!
We wish you a wonderful year to come and many fun times to be had and good health!

We laughed at your barking video, you have a very deep, sultry voice! Mack, Mario and I all started barking back at you when your video was playing.

Hu-mom is putting a little something in the mail for you today so keep a look out for it.
Wish we could join in your birthday fun in person.

You have touched all of us in your brave fight.

Minnie and especially Mack, and Mario

Madeline said...

Happy Birthday Payton!!

Hound Girl said...

Happy Birthday Sweet Girl!!!

You look so adorable in your cheerleading outfit!!

ra husky said...

Happy birthday little mate! Pawty like a rockstar!


Idaho PugRanch said...

Hope you have the best day, so glad you get to celebrate with Gammy & Gampy! We love you, you are the most special puggie!
God Bless you and your family on your special day!
Bailey & Hazel

Michelle + Myko said...

Happy 9TH Birthday Payton!!! It sounds like you have a wonderful birthday planned. Make sure to enjoy all the delicious food and we cannot wait for all the pictures and stories! You are a miracle pug, and we are all lucky to know you in some capacity. Now go put on a tiara (or crown) and order some treats and toys to be brought to you ASAP!

Pug love!

Tamara Watson said...


Rupert and I wish you the Happiest Birthday ever! We cannot get over how cute you look in the cheer outfit. Hope all your wishes come true today. We can't wait to hear all about it.

Rupert + Tamara

The Slimmer Puggums and the mamas said...

Hi Miss Payton!!
Happy Birthday to you...AND MANY MORE!!! Wesa had no ideas yousa were don't look a day over 5!!
Wesa hope you have much special time with your hu-peeps especially Gammy and Gampy!!
Much Luvums,
The Slimmer Puggums
George, Gracie, Toby, Lily, and Mimi said...

Wooo hooo! Happy Birthday, Payton!!!

I cannot believe I was in your dream - I'm blushing. :)

That would be so cool to travel on your private jet with some pug pals. And not only that, but we'd get to stretch out *ON* the seats instead of being cooped up in a travel bag UNDERNEATH them. And when you sit *ON* the seats you also get ALL KINDS OF SNACKS! Like peanuts, and cookies, and...*sigh* too bad it was just a dream. Although I've got my paws crossed that Gampy will come through with your Birthday jet.

Oh, and I love your Bears cheerleader outfit. It fits you perfectly! DAAAA BEARCE!

I hope you have a grrrreat day and a fun time at your b-day party. Keep resting up for the festivities and have some more fun dreams - I'll do the same!


P.S. I thought you made excellent use of the Ken Burns effect in your vid. :) hee hee

Bruno said...

Happy Birthday Payton!!! You are doing a wonderful thing for your birthday! I wish you many more and hope you get extra treats today! Mom said I could get an extra treat just for you.


Noodles said...

Happy Birthday Payton! I am so happy to have met you via Blogville and I am so happy that you are looking and feeling better everyday. You, like the great football player you are named after, are an inspiration for your grit and determination. May you live, love and lick for many years to come.
Love Noodles

Southern Fried Pugs said...

You look fabulous in your uniform! We are so glad you like it.
Happy birthday to one tough little cookie. Speaking of, we hope you get lots of delicious treats and tummy rubs and butt skritchies today. You have earned them all!

And congratulations to you, mom and dad! It hasn't been easy to keep Payton healthy as long as you have, so kudos to you for your efforts. She's a complete inspiration to pugs and their people everywhere!

Eddie the Pug said...

Happy Birthday Wishes to Precious Payton all the from California!!
You have such a fun day planned, especially with the G-Pawrents:)
Hope to can come out to the West Coast sometime...I'd love to meet you "in the fur"!
Love from,
Eddie the Pug

dw said...

Payton, Happy Birthday!! And wishes for many many more! Your gift from the Southern Fried Pugs is just perfect!! Not only is it a Bears cheerleader outfit, it's got your name on it!! A perfect way to remember a great namesake, too, if you ask me! We have a little while before football season yet, so maybe you could root for the little Bears (aka the Cubs)? :) Hope you have a wonderful 9th birthday, Payton!!

Meredith LeBlanc said...

We're do we begin?

1. We're thrilled to pieces that your inhaler came so Gammy & Gampy can shower you with gifts
2. You deserve most special birthday cake ever

Scarlet & Meredith

Sabrina PugTails said...

Happy birthday Payton! I wish you fun and happiness on your special day.
I am so happy that your inhaler has arrived and your birthday wish of spending time with Gammy and Gampy will come true. Can't wait to read the recap of your birthday fun.
I love you dream video and had to check out Sid's video too. So very cute.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Happy Birthday Payton!
Thank you for sharing your birthday with us!
You are going to have so much fun, I just know it!
Look at the cool gifts you already recieved! Gosh!
I love that jersey with your name on it- you just look so cute.
I am so happy that gammy and gampy get to come over!
I cannot wait to hear more.
We are so thankful that you came into our lives Payton- you have taught us all so much!

Tiffy said...

Happy birthday, girlfriend! Your 9th year is going to be your best ever. You are going to party like a rock star while the world answers to your every beck and call. Enjoy life and continue living it to its fullest, Payton!

You are rocking that cheerleader dress! We need to head over to Soldier Field and cheer on those Bears this fall. They need us in order to win!


moPSY+MISIOber said...

Happy birthday Payton!!! We love you so much and we sure you have a great time right now:) we LOVE today post, pictures and video and your dream:) but you in this outfit look SOOOOOOOO cute it hurts:) we are sending lots of love and kisses your way, the biggest kiss is from our mom:) love PT

christyed19 said...

Happy birthday Payton! You bring us readers so much love and joy, hope you enjoy your special day and raise lots of money for those poor rescue pugs. Love, Christy

tubby3pug said...

Happy, happy birthday! We love reading your blog you are such an inspiration with your zest for life. Your parents are a wonderful inspiration too, their commitment to you is so wonderful. And now you are helping less fortunate pugs on your birthday, you are one amazing girl

Urban Hounds

Suki said...

Happy Birthday my Wonderful Friend!

Now Lets party, PARTY, PAARRTTYY!!! There's Pug Beer chillin' in the cooler. Drinks are on me, just help yourself.

Wow, I can't believe I was on the plane too. What a great time we had. Hope Gampy come thru with the plane.


Pug Posse said...

Happy birthday Payton!!!
You are the most amazing little pug we know and we are so glad we have met you personally! Enjoy your party and treats!!!

Pug hugs & kisses,
The Pug Posse

The Devil Dog said...

Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday dear Payton
Happy Birthday to you.
And many moooorrreeee

Roxy & Lucky

PS thanks for coming over and sharing in the sun and fun in our back yard.

Sequoia & Petunia & Emma said...

Happy 9th birthday Payton!! We hope the party is a blast and you get treated like the special princess you are!!!

The Girls

Nancy Medina said...

Dear Payton, this here is your good pal Howie. WooooooWeeee! You are looking very cute with that skirt and them pom poms. Happy birthday to a cute little puggy girl!
H. PeePuggy

Winston, Kizzy and Tika of Two Cats and a Pug said...

Hey birthday girl! Hang ons

Ok backs... Had to gets my a kleenex she gots all teary eyed at the mom post.

Hope you have a totally pawsome day. How exciting grampy is coming overs!!!

Luv luv the cheerleader outfit!


Emma said...

Happy Happy Birthday Payton!!! Hope it is the best and most special birthday ever!!

Pug Hugs,

Ash and Emma Pug

Jaco said...

Oh we are so sorry to miss your birthday and commentathon, but we do wish you a very happy belated birthday! And we LOVE you in your new cheerleading outfit. Girl, you rock it! We can't wait for Football season and da Bears!

Suzy said...

Payton you are just too cute in your Bears outfit. Happy bday sweet girl xoxo

Kari in Vegas said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Stop on by for a visit

Opaka said...

Biggest of birthday best wishes to you Payton. I'm so glad that you have a special party and were surrounded by those you love. *pug licks*

RebTee said...

Oh, Payton, I'm so excited to be on your plane with you. And I'm SO excited about your birthday! I feel like a lucky pug to have such a great buddy.

Lots of love,

Lola Pug

Rumpydog said...

Oh Dog! I am so sorry I didn't make it here Wednesday. I'm glad many others did though. It's a good thing you done here. woo woo woo!

Hank said...

Awwwww, HAIL, honey....I'm so sorry I missed yer birfday. Will ya fergive me? (It's all my MOM's fault.)

You loook grrrreat as a cheerleader!