A Tiny Birthday *31 is the new 21*

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~Today is just my tiny 31st birthday~

I can’t believe I’m 31 today!

Inside I’m still a kid who just wants to play ๐Ÿ™‚

I still feel young and my years have been fun

Who cares about age? 31 is the new 21 ๐Ÿ˜‰

Through the years I have been so fortunate.
I’ve traveled, I’ve experienced and I’ve loved.
I’ve also been loved more than I could ever imagine.
I can honestly say I am a very lucky girl.
I have lived through the early ages of technology.
I was born into an era of Walkmanโ€™s, VCRโ€™s, pagers and this wonderful thing we all rely on today:
the internet.

When I was a baby there were no video cameras around so I donโ€™t have any video footage of my childhood years. My first photos were surrounded by floral prints and ugly wallpaper. Those photos are now aged and faded, but my inner child lives on. I never want to grow up and I will stay young for as long as I can.

I am so grateful for everything and everyone I have been blessed with.

Today I celebrate another year of growth, abundance and love xox

Iโ€™m not over the hill quite yet ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Good Morning Ground Hogs Day AND Happy Birthday to my Mommy!! xo

550849_10151730032630444_79610808_n~I’ll never forget how good she has been to me ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Birthday to my Mommy xox

It was a few years back and I was upset about something someone had said to me. I was feeling that familiar feeling. I needed my Mommy. So I called… the tears were escaping their way out and I cried to her as if I were a child again. I remember her voice being so calm and soothing. She told me she was proud of me as she always does and told me to live my life the way I want. I am forever grateful for her wisdom.

Two weeks later I received a letter in the mail. It was thick with papers and other documents. It was a package from my Momma. I opened the envelope to see what was inside and as I did the tears instantly poured from my eyes. Out fell pictures of me and my little brother as kids, papers I had written in elementary school and old report cards with my straight A’s. And with these memories was a simple hand written note that read:

Hi Honey,

Just a few things to remind you who you are. Don’t let anyone say or do anything to change that. I love you just the way you are with all my heart. Be happy for you, not anyone else. LOVE YOU, LOVE YOU, LOVE YOU.

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Your Mommy xox

And with a smiling sunshine to end the sweet note my heart was filled with more love than I could ever imagine.

To the only person in my life who makes sure I know how proud she is… for the woman who made me who I am today… here’s to my Mommy ๐Ÿ˜€ I love you more than anything in this world!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Ok yes I have shared this note before, but it still brings so many tears of joy I think it’s worth sharing again ๐Ÿ˜‰ I guess I just really LOVE my Mommy!

ย ~In A Mothers Eyes~

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May springs arrival be just around the corner… if the groundhog doesn’t see its shadow!!