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To Three….Two….

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July 13th, 2012 marked the anniversary of my birth.  It is symbolic for another year to live my life, to fulfill my dreams and become the AWEsome being God has made me to be. If I’m being totally honest here, every year has felt the same, nothing new or exciting. Just another day to mark off the calendar.  Pretty depressing, right?  I used to think so.  I would spend a good chunk of my birthday in bed, feeling sad.  Last year that changed though.  Last year I decided that my 31st year of life was going to be different.  I would enjoy life more.  I would give more of my time to others.  I would be a great friend.  I would work on being the healthiest me I could be.  I would be thankful for every little blessed item in my life.  I would have a better relationship with God.

Of all the things I’ve given extra effort to this past year, which one do you think has effected me the most?  Well yes, you guessed right, my relationship with God.  It is to Him that I am grateful.  He has opened up so many doors for me.  I feel most at peace at church.  I also feel that it pushes me to be better in all aspects of my life, for through God all things are possible.

The Birthday Girl…PS these are not all my drinks 🙂

This year I didn’t spend one extra minute in bed than I needed to.  I spent it celebrating!  I received a handful of texts and phone calls throughout the day.  Many of which I was not expecting and that warmed my heart so.  It was as if God was saying to me, Yes you’re doing great, Keep up the good work.  I gave thanks many times over that morning in mass.  I felt truly honored.  A special thanks to all my friends and family who wished me well on the anniversary of my birth.  I am thankful for you all!  Please join me in raising a glass…To my 32nd year of life, may it hold great accomplishments, hugs and kisses, laughter, tears of joy, special occasions, friends and family. To 32. Salud.

May we all feel this way on our birthdays, that is my wish for you.

Until then,

PS You can catch me most days on the FB page.  Come share your high energy with me.

Barnum Publick House birthdays Bridgeport CT

How long is YOUR birthday celebration?

Happy Tuesday!  Today is my boyfriend’s birthday.  We started celebrating Sunday, with a delicious brunch at Barnum Publick House in Bridgeport.  Today we will have a yummy meal at Epernay Bistro.  Aside from that though, a tight budget leaves me short of thinking of anything else to do to celebrate this man’s cumpleaños.  We want our loved ones to feel special and appreciated.

To save money we can find great deals on sites like groupon, living social, eversave, and; that range from restaurants, to concerts, comedy shows, vacations and helicopter rides.  When you’re looking for the perfect gift or activity can you pick just one? 

What do you do to celebrate your loved one’s birthday?  Give me some ideas 🙂  Share them in the comments below or on the My Pocketful of Thoughts FB Page.

Until then,