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With her first break from touring in nearly eight years, Fergie has some big plans.

"Spending more time with my husband (Josh Duhamel) and dogs!" the singer told at her 36th birthday celebration at Vegas' Bank club Friday night.

Time with Duhamel, 38, means breaking out the record collection.

"My husband and I like playing music from our childhood," says Fergie. "Music which makes a difference to us. It's a bonding thing. It's nice to share music from your past with someone you love because you learn a lot more about the person."


The downtime will also likely include an annual visit to the Transformers star's parents place in North Dakota.  

"I love the accent," says Fergie. "Everything is 'oh yeah.' And I'm always an Eskimo. They're all in t-shirts and I'm wearing three layers which is quite funny. They're just amazing people."

So what did Duhamel get his wife of two years for her birthday (the actual day is Sunday).

Says the singer: "He took my mom, myself, and her husband to Morton's for dinner," she says. "It was on St. Patrick's Day."