Well usually when I write this blog I am sitting a coffee shop of some sort (actually more like every time I write a blog I am sitting in a coffee shop….I have a coffee problem and I’m not afraid to admit it, but that’s another blog). BUT tonight I am actually writing this blog in the room of my “now 7 year old” niece. I say now 7 years old because it was just her birthday yesterday! Can you believe it…I have been lucky enough to be the aunty of this amazing girl for 7 years already! Wow! I am tucking in my little princess right now…which really means I am keeping her company until she falls asleep. This could be a while 🙂
However I don’t really mind….I cherish every moment I have with my niece and nephew. They are the loves of my life! Erika, my niece, actually had her birthday party today and man oh man, it was a great party! About a dozen girls showed up and they decorated shirts, picture frames, and bags. My sister is the best birthday planner ever (I would know….she planned a good handful of mine back in the day). Every girl in that room reminded me a little bit of what I was like when I was little. I can’t wait to see what they become some day…future politicians, doctors, lawyers, Miss Americas..ect. I know they will do great things!
The Big Hoopeston Pageant starts tomorrow….wooohooo! It’s something that I have been looking forward to all summer. I am so excited about meeting everyone and getting things started. I will try to write a blog every night to keep you up to date on how the week is going. Hoopeston has no idea what’s heading it’s way…..let’s do this!
Talk to you soon, XOXO
Miss Oil Country/Miss North Dakota Sweetheart Contestant