Estelea's Blog

French Mum, humanitarian, restless explorer and doer on sabbatical in Cebu (Philippines): one Attila in each arm, I am exploring the “toddlers safe” corners of the region, while trying to keep some room for Me.

Happy Bday Maman (and thanks for aging so much more gracefully than Madonna!)

I am so proud of my Mum that I ‘ll embarrass her with a few pic to show you were we got our hot looks, our sense of humor and (some of) craziness from…

Even if I didn’t have you as my Mother, I would choose you as my friend. I am so blessed to have you, ma poulette! So are my kids who have the funkiest and sparkly GrandMa 🙂 Joyeux Anniversaire!!!

A bit more than pic can tell.. right there


28 comments on “Happy Bday Maman (and thanks for aging so much more gracefully than Madonna!)

  1. Fabio
    June 17, 2015

    Lovely photos, Estelea! Happy Birthday to your Mum! Special greetings to her and to you and your family! Cheers!!! 🙂

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      Thanks a lot dear Fabio 🙂 Will share your message and you’ll share our virtual Champagne 🙂

  2. yvette bouaziz
    June 17, 2015

    Non, mais quel honneur! Me voici en première page! Merci Ma chérie. Je suis très fière de mériter ce titre de maman que tu m’attribues avec tellement de tendresse et d’amour….je vais te faire une confidence:tu es ma fille préférée. Je t’aime ma “baroudeuse”.

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      ❤ ❤ ❤ !!! jt'adore, quoi! des milliers de bises, vivement les vraies!

    • Fabio
      June 17, 2015

      Dear Ms. Bouaziz, Happy Birthday and my special greetings from California to you! You have an adorable child and a smiley family! Congratulations for having raised a wonderful family! Take care! Hugs, Fabio

  3. Happy birthday to your maman! 🙂

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      THanks a lot ! will forward the nice message 🙂

  4. desleyjane
    June 17, 2015

    Happy birthday to your gorgeous mama!! X

    June 17, 2015

    Fantastic and happy birthday!

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      Thanks dear 🙂 Can’t wait to cheer with real Champagne, in 4D !

  6. anroworld
    June 17, 2015

    Adorable photos, you are very similar to your mum by appearance, you look like two sisters, such pretty and happy girls! Your previous post about mama made me speechless…very touching! I think she is already proud of having such a unique daughter!

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      Thank you so much for your very kind words 🙂
      Yes, the apple never falls far from the tree… Now that I am Mum too, I realize the great work she’s done with me and my brothers, and I secretly pray for my kids to be a bit less adventurous than me. She is very precious, funny, witty and very down to earth. A real friend 🙂

    • Fabio
      June 17, 2015

      Well said, dear Anne! 🙂

  7. LifestyleswithLia
    June 17, 2015

    Estelea! You write that if you didn’t have your mother as your mother, you’d choose her as your friend….What an ABSOLUTELY AMAZING compliment to how special your mother is!!!! I enjoyed seeing these beautiful photos of your mom and your family ! What a deep bond you have with your mom and I also liked reading your history that you attached here to this post! What experiences you’ve had!
    Happy birthday to your Mom! Tell her please that I’ll express mail a big eggplant parmigiana her way!!
    Much love to you and to her!
    Happy Wednesday!

    • estelea
      June 17, 2015

      And what’s amazing is tht I really mean it. She rocks ! (
      OK, we live thousands miles away from each others, maybe it helps a bit, hehehe 😉
      Thanks so much for your very sweet message my dear, will jump on a flight just to make sure I am there to welcome the eggplant parmigiana!
      Lots of love ❤

  8. e
    June 17, 2015

    Wow beautiful!!!! Birthday blessings!!

    • estelea
      June 18, 2015

      THanks so much, many blessings back to you my dear 🙂

  9. LDG luciledegodoy
    June 17, 2015

    Congratulations for your mama’s birthday! Many happy returns filled with happiness, health and love.
    You are a copy of your mother! Beautiful ladies! Parisian class, très chic! Voila!

    • estelea
      June 18, 2015

      Et voilà 🙂 You are so sweet, I am going to translate it all for her, and she ‘ll turn as red a tomato! Heartfelt thanks for your kind words my dearest X

  10. Snapshotsincursive
    June 17, 2015

    What a beautiful family to treasure! 🍓

    • estelea
      June 18, 2015

      Thankful and blessed, indeed 🙂

  11. Ann GrubbsnCritters
    June 18, 2015

    Happy Birthday to your mom! Beautiful pictures. xxx.

    • estelea
      June 18, 2015

      Thanks dear, will forward the sweet words XXX

  12. brittabottle
    June 18, 2015

    What a lovely post, Estela. Hope you’re mother had a wonderful birthday. You all look like you had so much fun.

  13. Yvette bouaziz
    July 5, 2015

    Je viens juste de trouver tous ces vœux et adorables commentaires.
    C’est tellement réconfortant de passer cette redoutable “dizaine”avec autant de gentillesse!merci à tes amis é merci à toi surtout pour avoir mis ta maman à la une de la célébrité ,par ton amour et ta t’aime très fort
    Ma bichette.

    • estelea
      July 5, 2015

      Parce que tu le vaux bien 💕💕💕très très bien même! Jusqu’à 120 ans xxxxx

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