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Sunshine & Smiles

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Finishing up all my classes for the semester got me feelin like #Sunshine&Smiles today. I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, despite what will probably go down in history as the most challenging semester/season of my life. But I already feel so accomplished. I feel like I’ve really worked hard, personally and professionally and I’m on my way- although the destination is still pending. But the point is, I’m en route! I’m so proud of me right now. I feel like, congratulations are definitely in order. I’m feeling like, I deserve a treat, although I’m not sure if I want to splurge on shoes or a vacation…..okay, so I want both quite honestly, but see the way my account set up… #UKnowThaRest Continue reading “Sunshine & Smiles”

Dear Mama,

Birthday Celebration 2013

I thought long and hard about what I wanted to get you this year for your 57th birthday. Flowers, jewelry, a spa day, all the traditional things that we’ve gotten you in years past. On this day, in addition to the gifts that we bought you, I wanted to give you something that money can’t buy. I wanted to honor you with flowers of a different variety, as the phrase goes, I wanted to give you flowers while you’re still here. Continue reading “Dear Mama,”