Today is my birthday! I am twenty-three. I don't really have anything planned for this post except to say THANK YOU!!!! Seriously, thank you all. To every single person who reads this blog, interacts with me online, and to my friends in real life too. This past year has been probably the most significant in my life so far. Actually, no. This past year has absolutely been the the most significant in my life by far.

Thank you, Wil, for asking me to marry you 363 days ago, and marrying me 229 days ago. A million thanks to all of my amazing couples this year, you have brought SO MUCH JOY to my life! Thank you to the APW community. Even though I have only really joined you in the past five months, your support and encouragement has been huge! Okay, okay, this isn't Thanksgiving day, I'll probably be doing this again in a month, so we'll pause here for now. But seriously, I could not do this without you all!

So here's my mom who pushed me out 23 years ago today at 5:46am in Bowling Green, Kentucky. I love you!

just a little Instagram picture I took on the train the other morning :-)
since no post is complete without a picture, and I kind of like this one

party with gold glitter and champagne to come on monday ;-)

ps if you didn't see Darcy & Paul yesterday...you might want to click through now. my mom called from vietnam to tell me how beautiful she thinks they are!


  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I cannot WAIT to see this edible gold glitter.

  2. Awww - Wil proposed just a couple days after your last birthday?! Love it! and you guys had a short engagement! I want to hear your story! :) Also - Happy birthday gorgeous!!

  3. "So here's my mom who pushed me out 23 years ago today..."
    for a second i was like WOAH you guys look alike haha

    so thrilled to have played a role in your significant year! here's to the many more that are still to come!!