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I have The BESTEST Girlies in the world!

You know those times when you feel so loved & adored you wonder what on earth is wrong with everyone! LOL - This is one of those times for me. The past few years have been filled with great birthdays for me and this was no different. I have been very blessed! One of my many blessings is an amazing group of young ladies I have the privilage of calling friends. These Ladiez threw me a Mexican Fiesta birthday party this year, complete with mouth watering Mexican food & even a pinata! Ashley is a fantastic cook so I knew it would be good, but I wasn't expecting the feast that lay before me. All my favorites of fajjitas, salads, homemade guacamole & pico had been prepared for the occasion. I received thoughtful gifts, well wishes and even a toast in my honor. I can't thank Ashley enough for hosting a birthday party for me & really appreciate everyone who came out to celebrate with me. They all mean the world to me and I hope they know it.

Birthday weekend/Mother's Day/Dance Recital

I just experienced what has probably been the craziest, most exciting week of my life. My birthday usually falls around Mother's Day and that's nothing new, but this year it was also my sweet girl's very first big-time dance recital! It's what she worked for all year long. I was so preoccupied with taking care of the tons of little things required to get ready for such an event that I barely noticed my upcoming birthday.

We got up early that day and began preparations of getting Princess hair in curlers, charging the video camera, making last minute runs to Wal-Mart, etc. My parents were supposed to be coming any minute but they called and wanted us to just meet them at the restaurant where we were having lunch because they said they were running late. We got there and they had actually covered the place to the nines with birthday decorations. I had ballons, streamers, and a chocolate cake with, get this, blue & hot pink frosting! It couldn't have been more perf…