Friday, April 20, 2012

Pink Saturday Happy Birthday to a Queen!

It's Pink Saturday with How Sweet The Sound and Saturday April 21st is a birthday as well! 


Pretty in hot pink, Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 although her birthday is usually officially celebrated on the first weekend in June. Hey...the weather is (usually) a bit better!


This photo, from the BBC archives, pictures the Princess Elizabeth at age 10 with little sister Margaret Rose and her parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.


 Queen Elizabeth ascended to the throne of England in 1952 upon the death of her father, so the first weekend in June of this year, 2012 is her Diamond Jubilee of 60 years on the throne.










So happy 86th birthday your majesty!


And congratulations on your Diamond Jubilee year!



13 comments:

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth! She looks very nice in her pink. Hope you're having a lovely weekend, Ruth.

Blessings,
Sandi

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Happy Birthday!

Long live The Queen!

c. Joy said...

In no way do I entertain the idea that I shall be queen - of Great Britain. No problem, I'm happy as queen of all I survey. But this woman does make me want to wear hats. KnowwhatImean?

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Lovely pictures of the queen..Happy Birthday to Queen Elizabeth...
HPS!
♥ Jil

Pat's Pink Apron said...

Wonderful post! I actually like her outfit very much.
Happy Pink Saturday!
Pat

DearHelenHartman said...

What a fun post on a charming blog. Love the photos. Happy Pink Saturday.

Jake said...

I've always been a fan of the Royal Family and England is one of my favourite places to visit.
Just popped over from Pink Saturday to visit!

LV said...

A true Royal lady.

Tami Kenner said...

The Queen always has the most beautiful hats, dresses and shoes. She is just lovely.
Happy Pink Saturday! xo Tami

Brenda Brown said...

What a lovely post and gorgeous pictures of our Queen. TFS.
Visiting from Pink Saturday.
I hope you are having a good weekend.
hugs {brenda} xox

Gracie Jewellery said...

Great minds think alike! I wished the Queen a happy birthday in my post too! Long live the Queen! Happy Pink Saturday!

RobinfromCA said...

Happy Birthday, Your Majesty! Love your blog and am your newest follower!
Robin

Beth said...

Beautiful post, Ruth! She looks stunning in her pink outfit. Thanks for sharing a taste of Britain with us anglophiles!
Hugs, Beth

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