It’s My Birthday!


November 13, 2014


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Today is my favorite day of the year, MY BIRTHDAY! ๐Ÿ™‚ย I’ve never been one to dislike my birthday… I’ve always made it a point to ENJOY myself, be happy and celebrate it! I honestly swear I don’t think I’ve EVER had a bad birthday and that itself is a blessing. Today I turn 29 and enter the last year of my 20s. That is pretty nuts but I’m okay! I’m embracing it and actually, LOVING it! I found myself this morning looking through all my old photos on my computer (you guys… that is A LOT of photos) and couldn’t help but just be amazed at where life has brought me.

Looking at these photos of these little girl faces, I see the same exact woman I am today. The SAME smile, same laugh, same positive attitude. I’ve always been an optimistic person and have always CHOSEN to look on the bright side of things, accept what comes to me and learn from all of life’s tough obstacles and mistakes and I really can’t complain or be upset with where life has taken me.


Looking at these photos give me the utmost confidence that I will continue this life the way I always have… with a head held high, a big smile and a positive outlook. A girl will always smile for the camera, dance through life (you know you love my putting-on-the-ritz tap outfit!), be a corny goofball, ALWAYS crying at the same beautiful moments in my favorite movies over and over again, love the same songs I always have and sing them proudly, ALWAYS LOVE DISNEY… ย and basically always being a “lost boy” instead of a pirate. You know what I mean… choosing to never grow up ๐Ÿ™‚


(by the way – that is NOT my room in this photo above! It is my younger sister, who still has an obsession with old hollywood stars and movies!)

This past year has been amazing. A big chunk of it goes to my husband and my family, for being so amazing and supportive of me and this business of mine. There is nothing like taking a leap of faith and knowing you have so many wonderful people backing you up and cheering for you to succeed. 28 will always be remembered as the year I went full-time and got to work with so many amazing clients! And 29 is going to be even better, I just know it.ย I’m SO excited to see what the next year brings. 29 is going to be so so GOOD. My gosh and to turn 29… that means Jose met me 10 years ago when I was 19!! Whaaaat?? HOW is it possible that much time has gone by!?


Here goes year 29…. breathing deep and taking it in! ๐Ÿ™‚ You know what I’ll be up to today. Drinking champagne and lattes (I’m on my second already!) and just enjoying the day. Thank you to all of YOU for making this day and this year so memorable and wonderful! Here’s to the next year! ๐Ÿ™‚ CHEERS!

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