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For my birthday this year Eddie created a Harry Potter day for us to enjoy. He took me on a Steam Train Ride where we rode through the fall foliage and then hopped on a river boat and road around looking at all the beautiful CT scenery. Since arriving in Connecticut I’ve heard more than […]

Birthday Celebration – Essex Steam Train

October 23, 2017

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This past year has been a whirlwind. So many beautiful and challenging changes that I’ve walked through and continued to face – and wholly cow I can’t believe I’m 29! Seriously, I feel like I was just 25 and thinking I was 21, HA! I’ve made it a little tradition on here to every year […]

Birthday Advice | Year Twenty Nine

October 16, 2017

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i’m a lover of traditions… …and the last three years i’ve written posts on my birthday sharing some advice i’ve learned as i walk through life. year twenty seven. MAN. some big stuff happened in this past year. i learned a lot of lessons and i really feel like it was a year of ‘growing […]

birthday advice | year twenty eight

October 14, 2016

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for my birthday this year i wanted to go to a pumpkin patch, carve pumpkins, and do a potluck with friends. let’s enter year twenty-seven strolling through a local farm hunting through picked over pumpkins. i loved it. i haven’t been to / carved a pumpkin in probably 17 years. and we happened to go […]

birthday | pumpkin patches

October 21, 2015

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following in the footsteps of the last two years – i thought i would share some birthday advice on things i’ve learned walking into my twenty-seventh year on this earth. twenty-six was interesting for me. it was beautiful, challenging, hopeful, painful, disappointing, encouraging, and left an interesting taste in my mouth. i really processed moving […]

birthday advice | year twenty-seven

October 14, 2015

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turning twenty-six started out like any other day. alarm went off at 6:30 (ok so that’s later than normal, didn’t exercise that day) i rolled out of bed to go feed the meowing tobi. when i turned on the light in the laundry/mudroom/back hallway i saw that my roomie used her (unknown!) skills to leave […]

birthday | shenanigans

October 16, 2014