Ava Grace's Closet: 40 +1

Friday, April 29, 2011

40 +1

It's official.
I am "in my 40's". 

Problem. 
I do not feel like I am in my 40's. 
And honestly, I don't want to be "in my 40's". 
Yes, yes, yes...I appreciate the fact that I'm healthy. Every day. Swear.
 But I want to be 27! 
Is that so wrong?


I feel blessed. Blessed to have 3 beautiful children. I never envisioned myself being a mommy of 3. Often times, hubby and I still talk about it in disbelief. But then we see our Ava girl...and realize it's true. And we wonder what we ever did before she came along. She is such a gift. And she brings such joy to our home.


I am truly thankful for...
  • 3 healthy, strong-willed, smart and beautiful children.
  • a loving, caring husband (who gives great gifts...just sayin')
  • my folks still being with us and able to share the joy that comes with watching our Ava growing up
  • living in this amazing country that has given us so much opportunity (even though I often wonder why said folks couldn't have gone to Cali instead of Canada)
  • my fantabulous friends...you know who you are and you make a girl feel so loved today and every day.
I am also selfishly thankful for...
  • botox...have not had to go there yet but it is nice to know it's there if and when a girl needs it.
  • coffee and cosmos...not necessarily in that order.
  • no greys...yet. 'nuff said.
  • facebook. twitter. blogging. my connection to the outside world on what could have been a lonely mat leave.
  • and YOU...my readers. not even two months into this game and feeling pretty good about my following.

Happy Birthday to me. 

10 comments :

  1. Happy Birthday! Found you over at The Pleated Poppy... You and Ava put the "fashion" in fashionista...Love your WWWW posts :)

    Enjoy your Birthday :)

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  2. Hi there!
    Thanks so much for stopping by and following me!
    I'm following back!

    Happy Birthday!! :D

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  3. Happy Birthday girl.. I have seen your WWWW and you look fantastic so enjoy the birthday (and great gift)!

    Lovin the blog!!!

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  4. Ostani se naprej taksna kot si...vse naj naj...xoxoxo

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  5. Following from bloggy moms.

    http://goodsonfamilyjourney.blogspot.com

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  6. Right there along with you!! I'll be 41 this year. I'm so happy you stopped by my blog and linked up! I'm following now and I think I'll enjoy it! We seem to have a lot in common. Have a great weekend!

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  7. Hey, thank you so much for the follow, and yes you have to see London some day! I will be 41 next month, and I love being 40 actually, and I love my new grey hair, that I'm totally embracing and showing off. After all, I've earned it now!;) Welcome to the club and cheers!
    ~Courtney

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  8. СРЕЋАН РОЂЕНДАН! Желим Вам сваку срећу.
    Evo dođoh na ove strane i odusevih se. Pa, koliko radosti tu ima:))) Divni su ovi mali-veliki ljudi. Pozdrav

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  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Happy to follow you. And I am just days away from my 40s . LOL

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I love reading every last one. Thanks so much for stopping by our little blog. xo.

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