Totally wrote this yesterday but didn't get a chance to post - let's just pretend it's my birthday again :)

Wow it's my birthday again!  I swear I just turned 22 and now I'm officially 23.  That sounds so old.  I can't believe that I;m a full blown adult - who let that happen?

I want to write this blog post so that in a year I can read it again and see how far I've come (well here's to hoping I have progressed in a year)

Right now I am engaged, a college graduate, and a full time employed person.  I have a lot to be thankful for!  Some days it kind of feels like I am playing house and just pretending to be an adult and in a few months I'll go back to being a kid again...

To celebrate Brian is taking me to dinner at Yachtsman Steakhouse and we are going to spend some time at Epcot!  I am really looking forward to it after a long day at work.  My team did bring me a birthday cake and some chocolate chip cookies (my favorite) during our lunch at Pei Wei.  It was so nice of them to celebrate me and my birthday even though I am brand new to the team!

My birthday wish (I know I am not supposed to tell you, but I'm a rebel!) is to start blogging regularly again.  Graduating and starting my job have caused me to be just a little busy lately and my blog has suffered a bit.  I promise I will start blogging a lot again ASAP!  I know life will never stop being busy so I just need to make blogging a part of my routine.  

Blogging this past year has been a joy and a blessing!  The relationships I have made and opportunities I have had thanks to this blog have been amazing.

One thing I know for sure will be true on my next birthday is how thankful I am for everyone who reads my blog - without you it would be pointless!  The friendships I've made through this blog (and Instagram!) are so unique and special.  Make sure you leave comments when you have thoughts because I read them and love them!  Let's see how many new friends I can make by next year :)

Taylor Swift was spot on (as usual) - 22 was miserable and magical.  I was definitely happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time.  I wish she would write a song about 23 so I'd know what to expect!

Stay tuned for a post on my birthday outfit(s) and Disney trip recap!

Don't forget to Sparkle!
XO ~ Katie