My Amazing 30th Birthday

I've been trying to write this post for just under two weeks now, and I honestly have no words. So here are some pictures. All I can say is: I am the luckiest. girl. evuuuuuuuuuur!!!!! I felt freakin' beautiful and loved by a handsome man. I was SURROUNDED with love. Seriously, I went to dinner with 16 of my closest friends and family. We got upgraded to a VIP Penthouse Suite at Hotel Breakwater with a private jacuzzi, 24hr concierge, exclusive access to the public rooftop lounge (which was Continue Reading

Birthday Plannin’!

Guess what this year is...? It's the Year I Turn 30. Or as Grace so eloquently put it: My 29-2.0. :) Just like New Years, there is an immense amount of pressure to do something ridiculous for my birthday. And while I have done some pretty awesome things, I can't say I've ever felt as though my birthday was just 'sick.' Well, this year, that will all change. My mission is to make my 30th birthday everything my 21st would have been if I'd had to means or the sense at the time. So the Continue Reading

Happy 30th Birthday Vicks!

September 24, 2011 is the 30th birthday of someone I consider a very dear and close friend. You might know her as Vicki, CrowndVic, DIY DC Wedding Planner Extraordinaire, or Amazing Blogger and Frequent Tweeter. But I just call her my Vicks, and this post is my birthday present to her: A reflection on how much more awesome my life has been because she's been in it. Here's our story.... The Stars Align: Vicks and Ali Meet I don't remember the *very* first time I met Vicki, but I do remember the Continue Reading