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Birthday Week & Becoming an Aunt Again!!

I'm not 100% sure why, but I love birthdays.  Not just my birthday, but all birthdays.  Ok, especially mine :)  It's cool having a day all about you!  I like to draw it out for the whole week...why not?

This year I turned the big 3-2!  From the lack of blogging, I'm sure you can tell I have been busy.  I started my birthday week at the Isle of Palms celebrating my future sister-in-law!  What a great girls weekend :)  And it ended with a few days at our place in WV, then a stop in Morgantown and a Taylor Swift concert in Pittsburgh! It was fabulous!!  My brother-in-law and sister-in-law(in waiting) made me feel so special!  I had a big breakfast on my birthday with fresh squeezed OJ, pancakes & bacon - yum!!!
Julie & I at her girls weekend
Birthday cocktails in Morgantown!!
Julie, Brittany & I at T Swift


What a great show!! I want to go back!!


I kept thinking my niece was going to make her debut on my birthday, but she held out.  So, I took a road trip to Indiana to wait on her arrival.  The beautiful Allison Reese was born on June 16th at 1:04pm.  And I'm absolutely in love with her!  I had the pleasure of getting to watch my nephew while mom, dad and baby were at the hospital.  What a joy this kid is.  He melts my heart.

Here are some pics of my adventure:

Meeting Allison
Just hanging out
Adam enjoying his yogurt
Precious newborn feet
What is better than this?!?
Snuggles
Adam celebrated his 2nd birthday too!


I made it back home on Thursday and am enjoying a little down time before celebrating the 4th of July!

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  1. You are AWESOME. I can't tell you how precious it is TO A MOM for another woman in the family to love & care for your children as much as you obviously do. The special place you have in the lives of these children means so, so much. You've got a lot of love to give, lady! ps I hope your battle plan for improving your PFTs is working.

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