Friday, March 21, 2014

Double Dozen Plus One

So, tomorrow's the fateful day when I turn 25. And, now that I'm officially 2.5 decades old and where I thought I would be (in big, broad stroke ways) I've realized there really is wisdom that comes with age. And, what kind of blogger, birthday girl would I be without sharing all the genius I've managed to acquire over the years?

I wish that was what I was doing right now. But, I'm not. Have you had any cake yet? Because it is my birthday tomorrow and they are really only good with cake. And champagne but I can't be too demanding now can I? On for my mad knowledge skills:
  • There's no such thing as too many ways to celebrate. Literally, I love to celebrate for a month. And I have every intention to do so for years to come.
  • Some things are worth the brand name and price: shoes, sunglasses, and Starbucks.
  • Honesty. Honesty. Honesty. It might make things awkward or weird, but it'll ensure you're respected and respectable. Be honest.
  • A good bra will always make the girls look amazing. 
  • Bird feeders are the bomb-diggity. And will make you feel really popular with all your new feathered friends.
  • Put yourself out there. 99% of the time goodness meets you.
  • Shots are dangerous so don't start. Just don't start
  • When life gets hard, faith is vital. 
  • Boldness blesses you. Knowing what you want is wonderful -bravely chase your craziest of dreams. 
  • Find a favorite brand of undies and buy lots of them because it's not an everyday occurrence. 
  • You can do it yourself (as in #DIY, Pinterest style). I know, it feels tricky and scary, but you can and it'll make you damn proud. 
  • Love wins every time. 
Cheers beauties!
I'm off for a weekend of festivities (again) but Doubt & Devotion will still be live Sunday!


  1. Happy Birthday!! Have a great weekend celebrating. Go eat your cake ;)

  2. Brooks @ Cotton & BootsMarch 21, 2014 at 6:08 AM

    Happy, happy birthday sunshine! Go live it up!

  3. i will hold you to that. no shots. none. and you make sure i don't drink out of that magical wine glass i had last week. happy half my age birthday to you baby! and now, the festival birthday weekend can officially be kicked off! love & happy. see you later, gator.

  4. Happy Birthday love!! Have a FABULOUS day!!! And enjoy it :)

  5. Happy Happy Birthday, my gorgeous friend!

  6. Katie @ A Beautiful Little AdvMarch 21, 2014 at 6:59 AM

    Happy Birthday beautiful lady!!! I'll be toasting with some champagne this weekend and will think of you!

  7. Sometimes I celebrate just because it's Tuesday. Seriously. I love celebrating anything and everything. And you ABSOLUTELY can demand cake and champagne for your birthday! Duh! I totally agree about the putting yourself out there thing--it's scary as crap, but totally worth it in the end!

  8. happy Birthday!!! Welcome to the 25 and up club!!!!

  9. Happy Birthday! I love posts like this, wrote one earlier this week! You're officially a quarter of a century old :)

  10. Cheers to a beautiful woman, every changing every day, who is an amazing inspiration to others,near and far. May the road always guide you to where your faith and heart wish to be. Happiest of birthdays, sweet Amber!

  11. Have the happiest of happy birthdays!!!!!!!!! :-D

  12. happy birthday! :)

  13. Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a great weekend of celebration!

  14. Happy birthday!!!! That good bra advice is solid.

  15. Happy birthday! Hope you have a beautiful day xx

  16. Happy Happy Birthday!!! I am totally going to use the 2nd bullet from this post. My boyfriend is always giving me looks when I get Starbucks and new Raybans


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