Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Jody and Janna's Bloggy Buddy Birthday Bonanza!

So I promised something special was happening today...

Not only is it my birthday, it's fellow writer and friend Jody Hedlund's! We couldn't let the excitement of a twofer pass without celebration. And we want you to join us for a virtual birthday party!




You're invited to the comments section of this post, where cakes and decorations and excitement await. Bring your signature party recipes, silly games and special entertainment. Let's have fun!



If you don't know Jody, please visit her blog. She recently signed a three-book deal with Bethany House, which means you can both congratulate her and wish her a happy birthday. You'll enjoy her posts while you're there, too, for she's humble and forthright with her journey to publication.

Happy Birthday, Jody! And Happy Birthday, me! [This just in: It's Jenna's birthday, too! Three writers! Three Js! I never knew November 3rd could be so much fun.]

cake picture courtesy http://whinesisters.com/

53 comments:

JKB said...

YAY! I'm the first one!

*pulls up a chair*

Happy Happy Happy BIRTHDAY!!!!

\o/

Jody Hedlund said...

Love the cake!! Save me a couple of pieces please! Happy birthday, sweet friend!

Katie Ganshert said...

Happy birthdays! I'll bring noise makers, because what is a party without a few loud noise makers!! I hope both of you have an awesome day! Is it okay to eat cake at seven in the morning?

Krista Phillips said...

Happy b-day to both of you!

When can we play "Pin the chair on the writer's behind"???

Oh, and a big ole heap of b-day cake and icecream please. Calorie free... MMMMM!

Capri K said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

Can I please have a sliver of cake?

Melanie Avila said...

Happy birthday to BOTH of you, and congratulations Jody! Talk about a nice birthday treat.

Now where's my cake?

Heather Sunseri said...

Happy Birthday, girlies!!!! How exciting for you both! I love sharing birthdays with others. It's double the fun for the two of you! I think I'll have birthday cake in your honor today!

Jenna said...

Happy birthday Jody and Janna...and me :)...it's my birthday today too.

Man, November 3rd produces a lot of writers!

Wendy @ All in a Day's Thought said...

Happy Birthday to two classy ladies!

I brought some left-over flan my friend made for my birthday. It's amazing, eh?
~ Wendy

Linda said...

Happy Happy Birthday, Janna!

Susan R. Mills said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day.

Jessica said...

Yum, yum, yum!!!
Thank you both for inviting me.
:-)
I don't know any good games but I'd be happy to supply some mint chocolate icecream.

Wish I could buy you both books.
:-)
Have a wonderful day!

Janna Qualman said...

You're all so kind! So glad you've joined us.

Eileen Astels Watson said...

Happy Birthday Janna!!

Now three of you, wow, that's certainly call for celebrating. Your cake looks beautiful. Thanks for a slice!!

Joanne said...

Let's hear it for the J's! Birthday wishes sent your way, from yet another J :)

Stina Rose said...

Happy Birthday ladies!!!

I want to play pin the chair on the writer. That sounds like fun! :)Great idea Krista.

The cake looks wonderful, and the mint chocolate ice cream...yummy!

I've brought along a large assortment of cookies...all of which I made while procrastinating with NaNoWriMo. Speaking of that... I guess I can't stay too long.

Happy Birthday again. I loved the party!!! :)

Tamika: said...

Happy birthday Ladies!

This is the best virtual party I have ever been to. Cheers to who made the fabulous punch!

Praying for all of you that you continue to walk in the in the light of God's favor.

Blessings to each of you!

PatriciaW said...

You will forever be "the three J's". Happy birthday, you three!

Kristen Torres-Toro said...

WOOOHHOOO!!!! Happy Birthday, Janna! I hope you have a great day!

Rebecca Nazar said...

*blows on one of those thingys, tosses some confetti*

Happy Birthday Janna, Jody, Jenna! Any many more

CJ said...

Happy Birthday! I brought some chocolate. It ain't a party without chocolate.

christine said...

Congrats - for birthdays and book deals!!! That is AWESOME!!!

Lynnette Labelle said...

Happy B-day! Hope it's a good one!

Lynnette Labelle
http://lynnettelabelle.blogspot.com

T. Anne said...

Happy birthday Jenna, Janna and Jody!!! Um can I have an extra large slice of that super yummo cake? Sorry I can't resist all the supersized chocolate chips are seriously calling my name. *sigh, off to workout* I'll be back for pin the tail on the publisher ;)

Julie Gillies said...

Oh, I love a party! Happy Birthday to all of you. I'll bring dancing music - you won't mind moving a few chairs out of the way, will you?

Hope lots of chocolate is involved in each of your days. (And mine, too. ) ;)

Melissa Marsh said...

Happy birthday, Janna!!!

scarlethue said...

Happy happy birthday!

That cake looks amazing, I hope you're actually getting to eat one of those!

Donna M. Kohlstrom said...

The happiest of birthday wishes to both of you! Wish I was there to celebrate with you! Wishing you bunches of blessings!

CKHB said...

Happy birthday!

Diane said...

Yummy cake. Love the kisses around the sides. Happy Birthday and a blessed year to you! :O)

JLC said...

HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY Birthday to all of yous!

I brought three hula guys, one for each of you, and a Costco sized box of hula skirts for the party goers.

YAY!!

Deb@RGRamblings said...

Happy Birthday Janna, Jody and Jenna! Have a happy, happy day!

(I know a Jenifer who's having a birthday today-not a writer though.)

Hilary Wagner ~ Writer said...

JKB beat me good!! Happy Birthday Janna! Your cake looks so delicious!!

xoxo -- Hilary

Nadine said...

Happy Birthday Jody and Janna!

*places a large carrot cake with creamcheese frosting on the table*

Hope you both have a wonderful day!!!

~Ellie Kings~ said...

Ok, I'm here, did I miss anything? Mmm
Cake looks yummy! Feliz Cumpleanos girls! Enjoy your day!
Ellie

Carol J. Garvin said...

Just wandered over from Jody's blog to wish you a Happy Birthday. Birthdays are wonderful opportunities to celebrate the life God has given each of us and it's lovely when friends share their special day.

Virtual parties are such fun! I haven't been to one since Rachelle's back in mid June. So, where's the coffee pot? I intended to bring some brownies along but my DH ate the whole pan! 'Fraid you'll have to settle for some Tim Horton's cinnamon buns that I picked up on the way here.

Melanie Avila said...

Happy birthday to Jenna too! I wish I could be there with you to celebrate. :)

Cindy said...

Yay! Happy Birthday to both of you. What fun!

Natalie said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I hope it's a great one.

Janna Qualman said...

Thanks, everyone for coming to the party! And I'm so excited to see new faces, too. Stay as long as you like. There's plenty of cake! :)

Kathy said...

Happy Birthday! My daughter's birthday is next Tuesday.

Erica Vetsch said...

Happy Birthday, Girls! And many happy returns of this day!

Terri Tiffany said...

Happy Birthday to all of you!!!!!! I want a piece of that cake!

septembermom said...

I want some cake!!!

Happy, happy, happy, happy, birthday to you!!! Can you tell that I hope you have a great day???

Patti said...

Love the cake. The thing about virtual cake is that is contains no calories.

Deb Shucka said...

Happy Birthday to you all! I'll save my piece of the cake for my birthday tomorrow. It's nice to know I'm in such great November company.

Lynnette Labelle said...

I have something for you on my blog. :)

Lynnette Labelle
http://lynnettelabelle.blogspot.com

LeSan said...

Plate in hand
"Am I too late for the cake? Oh, yeah happy birthday and all. So um, about that cake..."


Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday Dance! :-)

Lori said...

Happy birthday! Is the party over? Oh, no. No cake left? Come on! Let me scrape the platter.

Janna Qualman said...

Let's just bake a new cake, and have a party all over again! :)

thedomesticfringe said...

Happy Birthday! Can't believe I missed the party...so sad.

Hope you enjoyed your special day.
-FringeGirl

MichaƩle said...

Happy Birthday, sweet person!

kanishk said...

Love the cake!! Save me a couple of pieces please! Happy birthday, sweet friend!


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