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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Celebrating My 1st Annual 29th Birthday


As a child, I remember my mother and grandmother using "29" as that magical age that they always seemed return to with every passing birthday. Back then, I couldn't even begin to the imagine the day that I myself, would reach this monumental milestone, but alas, here I am.

Today is my 29th birthday.
The official last year of my 20's has begun.

Looking back to those childhood and even into my teenage and college years, I must admit that I had a different perception of where I would be at this point in my life. 

I had always thought that I would be married a year or two out of college, with an established career and my first child by the age of 25. My husband and I would be living happily with our growing family, and with all of our hard work and planning, life would be picture perfect in a humble city home by the age of 30, no doubt.

Flash forward to real life. I got married this past summer at the ripe age of 28. We are currently kidless. And I often spend my days pondering if there is something more that I can be doing to make an impact and difference with my life. 

And honestly, if I could change all of it for my previously picturesque scenario, I wouldn't. It is great to have a plan. But as I have continued to grow older (and I like to think wiser), I know that God has a plan of his own for my time here on this earth. And the way things did play out, is the way they were meant to be.

I love my handsome husband. I can't wait until we start a family. And I look forward to continuing to reflect on how I can grow and make a difference each and every day. 

And while I used to believe that 29 was that magical age where time stopped and life just couldn't get any sweeter, in my "wise-old age" I have come to realize that 29 may just be the beginning of so many sweet things still to come.




Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Victoria's Secret Giveaway

Just in time for Valentine's Day all :).
Myself and some other lovely bloggers have joined together to give a
 $150 Victoria's Secret gift card 
to one lucky reader!! Giveaway will last from Feb 4 - Feb 11! 
Use it to buy something to pamper yourself or to buy something that your handsome man will love for the upcoming special day. 


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Lots of love,