Thursday, July 31, 2014

Birthday recap + a giveaway!

Yesterday was my 23rd birthday and honestly it was kinda a bummer. I had to work that night so I couldn't really do any celebrating. My family took me to lunch and my mom baked some cupcakes, but that's it. Plus my grandmother died last week and her funeral was Tuesday. I thought about writing a post about it, but ultimately decided maybe people would take it the wrong way, especially when my main thought was "What do you do with a dead woman's birthday cake? Eat it or dump it?" So needless to say I wasn't really in a celebration mood despite everyone's best attempts at cheering me up.

But I decided that was no way to start my next year and I needed to get out of this funk. So I made a couple of Bauble Bar purchases, painted my nails, and decided today was a great day to host my next giveaway! Originally I'd been planning on using this for an end of summer giveaway, but I think my birthday might be a better occasion. This is the perfect way to end my month of others.



What you'll win:
Pocket mirror
Pineapple print coin purse with key ring
Bauble Bar earrings - similar but these are tortoise
Glitter nail polish
"Happy Every Hour" photo block



a Rafflecopter giveaway




7 comments:

  1. Happy birthday!

    I'm very sorry to hear about your grandmother passing. Prayers for you and your family!

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  2. I'm sorry to hear about your grandmother and hate that it was such a bummer birthday - lets hope 23 is a fantastic year for you!! (Fingers crossed Taylor Swift will come out with a "23" - know you loved 22!)

    Pick Your Beau

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    1. Oh and your real talk post are always my favorites - always fun getting to know other bloggers :)

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  3. I love reading day in the life posts!

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  4. All kinds of posts, recipes, diy's, fashion, and crafts.

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  5. My favorite type of posts are photo-heavy recipes. Great pictures are so inspiring! I also really love posts where bloggers list their favorite unique finds.

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