Wednesday, June 8, 2011

on turning 25.

yesterday, on the 7th of june, i turned 25 years old. i've been asked a few times if i "feel" any older, and my response to that question is yes! i do feel older! just a tiny bit more capable, more confident, and more assured in what i want for myself and in how i want to live my life. it's an interesting thing, turning 25, and yesterday was the perfect celebration with my sweet husband. there was dinner, there was dessert, and then there was dancing....and i fell asleep one happy girl. i'm definitely looking forward to what this next year will bring and all i have to say is--i'm ready!

in honor of my 25th birthday, and because i love making lists, i thought i'd share just a few things i've learned in my old age....

be grateful and content at every stage of life.
don't be so hard on others, and don't be so hard on yourself.
creativity is like faith--it requires constant practice and is a lifelong pursuit.
exercising and eating vegetables makes any day a good day.
life is more beautiful when life is simple.

hope everyone's day yesterday was as wonderful as mine. <3


  1. happy be-lated! i had a hard time with turning twenty. i can't believe next year i'll be THIRY! yikes!!

  2. Happy Belated Birthday! No wonder you had prior plans and couldn't come BBQ with us. DUH! :)

  3. Happy Birthday! I agree...I love living simply. What a wonderful list.

  4. happy, happy twenty five!

    not like it's significant...but you were born on the day my parents were married. neat!

  5. Love that list. Great goals.

    Happy Birthday! Sounds like a perfect day!

  6. happy birthday! glad you had such a nice day. love your words of wisdom. i am not that excited about turning 25, so i'm glad you have a positive view on it.

  7. Sounds like you had a great birthday! I've enjoyed being 25 so far. Hope you do too!

  8. aww! hope you had a great birthday! love the cute printed card you made

  9. Happy happy birthday!!!! It sounds like you had a perfect day :o) Now you are the same age as I am!! Let me tell you - you'll like being 25 a whole lot. Keep celebrating all week!!!

  10. Beautiful words to live by! So thoughtful. I'm remembering those. And happy birthday!!! That sounds like a wonderful day!
    Star Hughes Living

  11. Yay, Happy Birthday!! And I love your list of things learned, so true, and inspiring! Hope your weekend is a fabulous one. xx veronika