two faced.

when you get to be my age, you kinda stop counting the birthdays. you actually count backwards and start repeating birthdays. but acknowledgement and celebration are important to the minis. i woke up to a handmade card from mini-she. she wants to surprise me all the while asking, "where's the construction paper? where's the tape? what's your favorite kind of cake?
what do you think you'll want to eat for dinner?"
mini-he sees her card and says, "mama, can i draw you
a flower for your birthday? or a heart?" so sweet.
just for these moments, i want to keep having birthdays.

my day continued with fresh baked cookies from a work neighbor and friend, S. they were warm and chewy, just how i like them. then i had a wonderful lunch with good friends, good food, and good conversation at a restaurant i've been wanting to try. thanks, L & S! and when i got back to the office, i was greeted with the prettiest lillies from my friend, D.
if you guys are reading, thanks for the bestest birthday!

bre asked me if i was a taurus. may 21st actually falls on the cusp...most times i'm considered a gemini. once in a while i fall under taurus. guess that makes me a two-faced bull?

(bicycle necklace c/o bobby glam)
chocolate peanut butter chip cookies.
blackened ahi chopped salad.
vietnamese coffee flan.
the best-smelling lillies.


  1. Happy Birthday! I love the outfit you chose. I'm born on a cusp too, and I think it makes us more interesting :)

  2. you are just too pretty!

    love the whole outfit

    && of course awesome armcandy!

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  3. Happy Birthday! Sounds like it has been a great day!

  4. Happy birthday! I loved your story about the kids efforts to "surprise" you.

  5. Happy Birthday!! That ahi looks so good! and so does the flan!!

    this is a true story, a while back we were out celebrating my friends b-day and she is a taurus, she had a lei on and this guy saw us in the parking lot and he asked are you a bull? she said yes and he said you wanna run with the bulls? this was at the end of the night when the drinks were heavily flowing, so she says okay!! her and this complete stranger started walking to the end of the parking lot and all of a sudden they started making horns on their head with their fingers and began racing down the parking lot!! it was the oddest but most entertaining thing ever!haha!
    maybe you can run with the bulls one day too?!

    love the outfit!!

    1. Ok, I didn't get the memo on that, lol! But that's cool the bulls have some sort of inside thing going on! Wonder what geminis would do?!

  6. Happy Birthday! Love the outfit and great jewelry.

  7. happy birthday, you gorgeous lady, you! You look smashing in that skirt, Becks!

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  8. Happy birthday you amazing beauty! I love your blog and style, wish you the BEST BIRTHDAY EVER with lots of love, family and most of all FASHION ;)


  9. That dessert looks amazing!!! And I love your necklace :)
    xo jac

  10. U look cuute, love the necklace!!! Adorable :)

    xo Emma

  11. HAPPY BIRTHDAY REBECCA!!!!!!!!!!!! You are the most beautiful two faced bull I have ever seen! ;-) Don't kids just make birthdays so much better? Cheers to you for having great kids, great friends and yummy cookies! Hope your day was as fabulous as you are!

  12. Happy birthday. I love the facial expression on the first photo perfect for a two faced bull. I need that studded braclet. You look gorgeous on your birthday and happy to hear you got spoiled

  13. Happy Birthday! You look gorgeous and your children sound so adorable! I'm glad you had a good time!

    The Lovely Memoir

  14. Happy birthday! :)

    Your outfit looks really cute. And the food... they all look yummy!


  15. Belated Happy Birthday! Glad you enjoyed your birthday. Looking awesome as always :)

  16. love your accessories!!! very nice look! xooo

  17. Gorgeous outfit, love your jewellery! x

  18. Happy Birfday, girl! Sounds like it was a good one. Your hair looks GLORIOUS in these pics. Love it!

  19. you look gorgeous dear, happy birthday!



  20. Two-face bull! hehe...Happy Birthday to you!!!! I have a friend who is also born on the 21st, and says he's a Taurus... I'm also a Taurus, I was born on May 16th. This year I celebrated my birthday with a party and a few close friends. I'm sure you enjoyed yours as well with the perfect company, and your minis!! :)
    You look wonderful!

  21. owww owww! you look amazing girl! Happy birthday! xo


  22. Awe, happy birthday, babe!!!! Yup, at 34, it's not all that fun anymore hehehe...still use it as an excuse to shop like crazy though :)


  23. Happy happy birthday Becca! awwn ur kids are soo sweet :D and those flowers look lovely! i love ur outfit! you look amazing!!! not a day over 19 hehe ;)

  24. great outfit! you style is pretty killer!

    xo's, Vanessa


  25. LOVE your little arm party!

    XO Sahra

  26. H.A.P.P.Y B.I.R.T.H.D.A.Y!!!! You are forever fabulous

  27. Looking so classy! Love this look on you! Aww that sounds so sweet from your kids! And Happy Birthday!
    <3 Kastles

  28. Happy Belated Birthday!
    You look stunning. Love that little necklace.
    And my kids do the same thing. Made me laugh out loud! xo

  29. Happy birthday :-) Your day sounds perfect. It's my birthday on the 24th so I'm definitely a Gemini but you being a "two faced bull" certainly made me laugh.

  30. Great outfit! I hope you have a wonderful bday! Your little bicycle necklace is so cute!


  31. Happy Birthday! And thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I love yours!


  32. Happy Birthday. Sounds like it's been a wonderful day. I love your outfit, your necklace is just adorable.

  33. Totally know what you mean about birthdays when you reach a certain age. But agree on the celebration part and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
    Loving the full skirt with the thick striped top.

  34. Happy Birthday! Sounds like you had a wonderful day and you certainly look like a fabulous birthday girl!

  35. OMG! sorry for the late birthday greetings. So now I take note on this. Looks like you have a blast gurl. For these year I think I want to keep counting on my age too.lol.Be in a group on what they call young at heart.:) Your kid is the sweetest.

  36. Ahh so gorgeous. You look like perfection...adore this outfit on you! The food looks delicious, and Happy Belated beautiful!!!


  37. Late Happy Birthday! And the outfit is so beautiful!


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