Thank You

Thank you to everyone who shared such sweet birthday wishes with me yesterday! I enjoyed the memories that popped up with each name and notification, and I‘m grateful to have you all in my network. Danke sehr!

Here’s to 38

It’s my birthday!!! And I got exactly what I wanted: sitting around barefoot with a big chocolate cake in my lap. But then I got a phone call from the local Mercedes dealer: when would I like to come pick up my birthday gift to test drive for a weekend before going in to customize it? 

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Best Day Ever – 10

2:21 a.m. – This would be a lot more fun if we had some Helium, but all she‘s got are two lightheaded parents with great lung capacity determined to fill her bedroom before she wakes up.

2:43 a.m. – Exactly 10 years ago, I was wide awake and restless, too excited to sleep, knowing my baby girl was just hours away from being born. Now, I‘m too restless and excited (and still jet-lagged, TBH) to sleep, knowing tomorrow is going to be full of her most favorite things. She knows, but she doesn’t, and it‘s going to be awesome.

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Kinda Related

Me: “Hey, your birthday is a few weeks away. Take a selfie with me to see if maybe we kinda look related now?”

[A few seconds later…]

“Yeah…no. Nope. Still taking after your Dad’s side of the family.”

Anyone else in disbelief this girl is gonna be 15?!?!