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


  1. Happy birthday!

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

  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

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

  3. I love reading day in the life posts!

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

  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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