Two Teenagers. Two. In my house. OH MY GOODNESS!! My stepsons (although I really hate calling them that…they are MINE, even though I didn’t carry them or give birth to them!!) share a birthday, and today was it! The oldest is now 16, and the younger is 13. I’ve had the privilege of being their mom for the past 5 years, and oh my how the time has flown!!!!! In 23 days my oldest takes his driving test!!! I have to say, today was probably their best birthday. It started off a little rough (it’s also the anniversary of their mother’s death, so it is a bit of a bittersweet day!), but ended very VERY well.
I made cakes: (mint chocolate cake with mint chip ice cream & my buttercream. All homemade by me!)
Wrapped presents and bought a ton of balloons:
This was one dress I wore today (I ended up changing, but didn’t snap a photo)
- Cardigan: Kate Spade Little Girls’ Ladybug Cardigan
- Dress: Kate Spade Hope Dress
- Belt: Kate Spade
- Shoes: Jimmy Choo, strassed in Light Siam.
And with that, I put today to rest. Many highs and lows, it’s just been a strange time all around, lots of change in the wind!
Until next time,
Oh the dress I wore today, not exactly appropriate for “winter”, but still, still I put it on in hopes of a warm afternoon.
Um, yeah, that never came. But my car was warm with the heater AND seat heater on! Oh well, tomorrow is another day, and I shall attempt to make a more appropriate winter-weather choice.
Cardigan: JCrew kids
Dress: Kate Spade
Shoes: Jimmy Choo, Strassed by me
I probably should have this dress taken in, I didn’t realize until I looked at these photos! Oops!!!
Tomorrow I’m heading to LA with my mini-me. Should be a fun adventure. No-shop January has semi fallen by the wayside (in being that I spent some Nordies gift cards. I have been avoiding shops & thrift stores!!), so we shall see if I survive temptation tomorrow!!!
Until next time,