Tuesday was my 30th birthday. I know, right. It’s a big one.
It was a wonderful day in a lot of respects. I got to have breakfast with Atticus (and only Atticus). Our first meal alone in a few months. Glorious.
In the afternoon Maggie and I headed to the best mall around for some walking, clearance rack looking, and frozen yogurt. She had chocolate with strawberries. I had chocolate peanut butter with dark chocolate chips. I love love spending time one on one with my darling girl. A rare treat and gift indeed.
In other news, I now know I am old. Instead of buying the discounted nude patent leather Cole Haan stilettos I was eying, I bought a pair of rain boots instead.
Adorable, shiny rain boots. But. Rain boots instead of gorgeous heels.
I even got to wear them Thursday, since it rained and all the snows is melting.
I missed 5 favorites (blogging about dead last on my list of priorities right now), so I’m going to share one of my favorites from this week:
It combines two of my favorite things: Apple products and Dead Poets Society
And here’s my obligatory “I’m 30” selfie. What? Is that not a thing?
In other news, I’m going to
Now I just need some “crazy shoes”. I wonder if black knee-high rain boots in July in Texas counts as crazy? What do you think?
Have you read Daring Greatly?
If not, you need to. Everyone needs to. It is really challenging (i.e. I want to throw it across the room at least once a day), but so good.
Its inspired me to commit myself in my 30th year to putting myself out there in my writing and my life in ways I have only dreamed of doing, but feared, for so very long. More to follow.
Last, but most assuredly not least, I have the most wonderful friends. This weekend they are throwing me a Downton Abbey theme party for my birthday. I know, right? Best friends ever.
Of course I’m obsessing about my outfit. Let’s say I’m going for a general Lady Mary look, but with Lady Edith’s hair because mine is not even close to long enough for a Mary-style.
I am going to have several cocktails, listen to jazz music, and hopefully get at least a few pictures of us in full Downton dress.
For other quick take goodness, go see Jen!