Thursday, July 11, 2013

My 29th Birthday in Photos

My 29th birthday was a great day. Although it poured rain and stormed most of the day, I still made the best of it.

CHEERS to my last year in my 20’s!!!

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Summer Spruce Up

So this is my first “summer vacation” after working my first year as a school counselor.

I thought I wanted a summer job but quickly I came to realize I wanted to do nothing more than eat, sleep, workout whenever I want, and shop. I’ve gotten real good at all of these over the last several weeks off!

The week of the 4th the husband had several days off work so instead of doing our usual beach trip we decided to take it easy at home and get a few things done around our house.

We painted the front and the back door and I also painted my Adirondack chair that had been sitting in the garage since before school got out.

I got several things for my patio as birthday gifts so I decided to do a patio spruce-up  as well! Here is how it turned out:







We also added an iron gate to our patio entrance although it is not pictured! We can now let Patton outside on the patio by himself and not have to constantly watch him (he loves running out in the road to greet whoever is walking by!)

I love our little space. Also not pictured is a corner of our patio that houses the trash can. It is an eyesore to say the least. Hopefully at some point we will get around to building something around it so it will not be as noticeable!

I have already enjoyed several afternoons outside on the patio with a glass (or 2) of wine in hand and a good book/magazine!


Summer Vacation 2013


The last week of June my family and I headed to Garden City for my family’s annual summer beach vacation. This is a week we look forward to every summer and has become a tradition for us.

We love Garden City, SC because my grandparents had a beach house and we grew up spending our weekends and summers at the beach house.

Although we no longer have the house, we still spend a week each summer making memories at Garden City. We had a wonderful week this past week full of sunshine, inlet views, and yummy eats!

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We had a great week!


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

29 and holding…


Yes, today is a pretty special day! I am the big 2-9 today! I am also the best anniversary gift my parents ever received! I am also the anniversary gift that keeps on giving each year! Mom just loves when I remind her of that.


After this year, I will no longer be having birthdays! I fully intend to enjoy this one to the fullest today because after today, I am officially 29 and holding! :)


Happy Anniversary to these two stud muffins!!! 36 awesome years and they are looking better than ever!! Love them to the moon and back!