it’s my birthday and i’ll cry if i want to.

Ok, so maybe turning 30 is not THAT bad. I woke up today and felt great. When my sister called me when we were on the way to church she asked the greatest question people ask on your birthday, “So how does it feel to be 30?” My response, “Well, I really feel that I have reached an age where I will finally be appreciated, you know, like a grown-up, in fact I feel very distinguished.” “Really?” she said, “No.” I said.

Welcome to Jessica’s land of dry sarcasm. And I heard this only gets better with age too.

I realized today that my 20′s were AWESOME. I mean, I really got a lot done:)I got married at 20, had my first baby at 21, then had three more over the course of the next 8 years, and then started my dream business at 28. Now I am 30, and Brett and I will be married 10 years in a few months! Wow. Oh, and we are super excited because WE are getting OUR photos taken by some awesomeness in a few months!! (hmm…who could it be?)

So here is what I’ve been doing on my birthday day:

Went to church, came home and took a nap (which I never take the time to do), wrote this blog, then I am going to Ikea with my hubby (alone), going to dinner at my favorite Peruvian restaurant, and then going to see BATMAN tongiht!! Yea! Fun day.

Thanks for all the sweet emails and birthday wishes! You all are the best!!:)

Photo props to my 8 year old photographer daughter. She was workin’ that camera!!

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July 27, 2008 - 7:53 pm

kate - BATMAN IS WHERE ITS AT… have a nice birthday love you!

July 27, 2008 - 8:31 pm

Lora - Happy 30th Birthday, Jess! I can say with certainty that the 30s aren’t all the bad – HOWEVER, I hope that MY 30s are as great as your 20s! :)

July 27, 2008 - 9:15 pm

lucy - happy birthday mama. you’ll always be forever 21.

July 27, 2008 - 11:26 pm

holly rouse - gosh you are too darn cute. AND you don’t look a day over 21! for serious!

July 28, 2008 - 8:44 am

Kelly - Happy Birthday! Hope you had a great day!

July 28, 2008 - 9:46 am

jenny - Happy Birthday!

July 28, 2008 - 12:13 pm

Laura Arnold/Turner - Batman is awesome, we saw it last night! BTW–I think we have the same birthday; I turned 23!

July 28, 2008 - 5:52 pm

jason - man, looks like it’s gonna have to be studio4z if priya rolls like that

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