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Birthday wishes came true.

A few birthday party photos from my iPhone and Instagram.

This year, for my birthday, which I also share with Christmas, Stephen kept asking me what I wanted for both.  Normally, I have my list of those few key things I’ve been drooling over all year.  Normally, I have those wants that aren’t needs but they sure would be nice to have.  But this year, I drew a blank.  I honestly couldn’t think of anything I wanted for Christmas or my birthday, because, honestly, this year, I felt so fulfilled.   I felt so content.  I felt so complete.  I felt so grateful for all that I already have in my life.  And I just didn’t neeeeeeed anything else really.

Yet, because of the amazing husband Stephen is to me, he still wanted to plan a birthday party with his sister while we were visiting her family for the holidays.  So I let him, because, I’m never one to turn down an opportunity to eat cupcakes. Or wear a tiara.

With my birthday falling on Christmas, he planned the party for the following day.  While I was locked me in our guestroom, outside, Stephen was in the kitchen and living room turning them into a pink Princess party. So what that I was turning 31, it’s never too late to be a Princess.

I came out of the room to a big SURPRISE from my new family including my mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, and their three adorable kiddos.  It was a great night of lots of pink, lots of cupcakes, and lots of love.  I couldn’t think of a more magical way to celebrate my birthday.

p.s. We’re still on holiday vacation until January 9, and will answer all emails when we are back in the office then!