Monday, June 10, 2013

27!



Last Friday was my birthday, and I am officially (finally) 27 years old! I've been excited to turn 27 ever since I turned 26 last June, to which I have no explanation other than "27" just sounds better?? Aaron took me on a little surprise trip down to San Diego where we spent the night in a room with a view, ate dinner at a fancy restaurant, had two too many desserts, and explored downtown San Diego, which we really came to love. He is so good to me. 

I always get reflective around these kinds of life events (on birthdays, at New Years, on the first day of a new month, Mondays, etc... ;), just thinking of the possibility of change and new beginnings. My 26th year had its ups & downs (as every year does), but of course I'm grateful for all of it, and can't help but be excited to see where I'll end up at this time next year. Although I wouldn't mind if this year goes by a bit slower...I am nowhere near ready to turn 30, and I feel like any age above 27 is a little too close for comfort! Somehow I've convinced myself that 27 is the magic age, and am hoping it just lasts forever. (I'm obviously becoming much more realistic in my old age too, can you tell?)

P.S. There's a blurry pic of me holding a doughnut above (in honor of my birthday falling on "National Doughnut Day" this year), but I have to admit it was actually Aaron's doughnut. I would rather have a cookie (or any other dessert!) over a doughnut any day, but hope you all still got to enjoy the holiday! :)

26 comments:

  1. Happy birthday! I'm totally with you on the donut thing--I don't like them at all, so ANY sweet is better than a donut for me!

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  2. Happy Birthday! As always you and your photos are lovely :)

    xx
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  3. Amazing. Which camera and lenses do you use?

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    1. Canon rebel t2i with a 50mm f/1.8 lens :)

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  4. Looks like so much fun! Yummy food! Love these photos!
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  5. Happy birthday! Photos looked amazing and some yummy goodies.

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  6. 27 is a better number, I think too. Also, love the second to last picture--such a cool composition!

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  7. happy birthday! 27 is an awesome year!

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  8. Congrats you young girl! :-)

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  9. Happy birthday - it looks like you had a lovely time. 27 is a brilliant age - enjoy! :)

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  10. Happy birthday! I like your take on 27. My 27th is later this year. I've sad thinking that I have less than 6 months in my mid-twenties... Cheers to the magic age then!! :)

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  11. Happy Birthday! You look so happy it's contagious! I hope you love this year as much as you think you will. As a fellow 27yo, I sincerely hope it takes forever for November to come. 28 may as well be 30 and I don't feel like a 30yo.

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  12. Happy Birthday! You're right, 27 is a good age. I'll be turning 29 on my next birthday and that is way too close to 30 for my liking!

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  13. love this-my birthday was last saturday, and I am 47-I felt the exact opposite, I like the even numbers:) Happy Birthday! i love your blog!

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  14. I just had my donut today ;) Great pictures by the way! Happy belated birthday!

    xo,
    Jan Loves

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  15. where did you eat? You're right about 27! It sounds so much cooler than 26. I think its because I don't like even numbers.

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    1. we ate at Roy's! sooo good. and you're totally right about the even vs. odd numbers :)

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  16. The molten cake looks amazing. There's a yummy breakfast place called Snooze in San Diego that we lovvve.

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    1. definitely just looked that place up and definitely want to try it next time we're in SD! thanks for the tip!

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  17. Such a beautiful pics!

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  18. Happy birthday Whitney! Photos are gorgeous as usual. Wishing you the happiest year.

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  19. Happy birthday! Loving the pics! :)

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  20. happy belated birthday, girlie! i turned 25 this year so i am feeling kinda old hehe. it's a good age, i think. 27 is too! you're beautiful!

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  21. Happy Birthday Whitney! 27 looks great on you!

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  22. happy birthday gorgeous girl. it's been fun catching up on your blog tonight. it is always such a burst of fresh happy life in my day.

    xo

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