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Tweet Yesterday was my 31st birthday, and Anna’s gift to me was throwing up all over our kitchen at 7:00am.  Happy Birthday, Mommy!  Needless to say, the breakfast Jonathan was cooking for me at the time became much less appetizing. As she cried and Jonathan grabbed rags, my first instinct was to feel very, very […]



Every Party has a Pooper

by Lesley on July 16, 2012 · 3 comments

in Anna,birthdays

Tweet For anyone concerned, I have fully recovered from the DIY coma I sent myself into last week. Although I must admit I had a temporary lapse in judgement at the grocery store last Friday when I almost attempted this Pinterest inspired cake. Fortunately I happened to look over in the bakery refrigerator at the […]



Flirty 30

by Lesley on February 14, 2012 · 5 comments

in birthdays

TweetHoly moly, friends. I am really, really humbled by all your sweet comments on Jonathan’s post. Was that a tear jerker or what? I discovered the letter at 2:00am on my birthday morning, and it a perfectly sweet way to start the day. I wasn’t going to recap my birthday, but I had so much […]



20 lessons from my 20s

by Lesley on February 4, 2012 · 4 comments

in birthdays,lessons learned

Tweet Only 8 days left ’till I’m officially a 30 year old. So, here are my 20 lessons learned during my 20’s. I can’t wait to see what I might be taught in the next decade! For some reason, I think patience with small children might be very high on the list… I learned that […]



Random Birthday Kindness

by Lesley on February 1, 2012 · 3 comments

in birthdays,friends

Tweet Today marks the start of my birthday month, and anyone who knows me realizes that I love my birthday. I realize this is somewhat narcissistic because I’m basically saying that I love gifts, attention and celebration centered around me. But, I can’t help it–birthdays bring me joy and I love celebrating mine as well as other […]

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