In celebration of turning the big 3-0, I'm taking a look at some fun things from my first 29 years.
I'm sure there's tons of stuff I'm forgetting, as well as people, but I wanted to walk y'all down memory lane.
(in no particular order)
~Learned to play alto sax
~Marched in color guard
~Got my driver's license first try!
~Went to the Marine Corps Ball, twice
~Went to prom
~Played powderpuff football...the week before I was in a pageant!
~Did a few beauty pageants
~Was stung by a jellyfish as a child (not this one!)
~Spent a year teaching K3 & K3 summer camp (most favorite job ever!)
~Worked in banking for 5 years
~First job was making pizzas & fast food in the "Little Caesar's/K-Cafe"
~Developed a love for football
~Did some tailgating
~Went to lots of Clemson games (Go Tigers!)
~Attended Dabo's Ladies Football Camp
~Went to a Clemson bowl game in Tampa
~Experienced the biggest snow in our area in decades
~Became engaged to my best friend
~Developed a love affair with reading
~Developed an even bigger love affair with shoes
~Welcomed my sweet baby boy
~Planned my son's first birthday
~Made lifelong friendships with great girls (I love you, Cas & Jenn!)
~Was able to be a part of Casie's baby showers, wedding, spent prom together, did pageants and powderpuff
~Spent 2 weeks in Hawaii, beachin' it up, getting up close & personal with penguins, snorkeling and visiting Pearl Harbor
~Was privileged to get 28 wonderful years with my amazing grandmother, MaMa
~Grew up an only child & loved it, but...
~Got a "sister" the 'easy' way! (hi, Shannon!)
~I think I have the cutest brother-in-law ever. Really. See?
~Spent my 1st wedding anniversary in St. Augustine, and met a 'pirate'.
~Spent tons of fun times with some great girls
~Bought our first home
~Planted a garden
~Had some seriously short hair
~Read the entire original set of Nancy Drew books during 1 summer in elementary school
~Honeymooned in St. Thomas & St. John
~Had a wreck (not my fault!)
~Had some seriously long hair
~Planned baby showers, bridal showers, played the role of bridesmaid
~Saw 3 of my closest girlfriends get married & 2 of them have beautiful babies
~Found an amazing friend named Lesly
~Blew out my knee
~Still haven't broken a bone or had a cavity
~Graduated high school
~Prayed a lot & weathered some storms
~Opened an Etsy shop & started this blog!
~Made it to the state level spelling bee in 6th grade
~Lots of wonderful memories with my awesome parents!
~Got lucky in the in-laws department :)
~Adopted quite a few animals (and lost one...RIP, Bunny Bunny)
To James & Colston, my parents, in-laws, Cas, Jenn, Les, Mi, and all my bloggy buds too--thanks for a great 29 years!
Thanks for reminiscing with me y'all!