wow. seriously, 16?

a few days before her birthday we took these photos. I love them. I love her & we had so much fun this day…

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on her birthday Sophia & I did a little chalking in the driveway to welcome her sister home from school & grammy mary got to come over to help us celebrate her big day…

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later we were off to meme & papa’s for cupcakes & birthday wishes…

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so funny, Sophia was getting pretty impatient. I imagine in her head she was saying “can we just eat these cupcakes already!!!!!!!”


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opening her gifts…

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her birthday was on a Wednesday, then on Friday when she got home she had one more gift waiting for her.

Taylor Swift tickets. oh my gosh, she lost her mind. she cried…

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after the excitement of the T. Swizzle tickets we had the big bowling party to get ready for…

I got a lot of photos of us bowling, none of them too great, so of course I just made them into a video & just like that, they are amazing!! ha. but seriously, we had such a great time!!!

this post took me forever to put together & there is so much more I can say about all of it but let me just say this… I love my kids’ birthdays. I just want to make them special for them.

happy 16 Mikayla. you are so very special…

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