Monday, January 23, 2012

A Recap of My Birthday Weekend


Hello Divamoms & Divas,
Thank you all so much for making my 26th birthday (yes, I’m the same age as last year!!) such a memorable weekend.  I was shown so much love and I’m forever grateful to God for giving me life, for sending me great friends, a loving family and this blog.
Blogging has opened the door for me to meet some wonderful ladies here in South Florida. Schevashea of Curves and Confidence joined me for dinner along with Ashley of  A SassyWoman and Roodlyn of Supermom Place.  Both Ashley and Schevashea dedicated posts to my birthday here and here. These ladies are like girlfriends I’ve known for a lifetime. I look forward to getting to know them better and exploring the city.
Dinner was superb. The staff at Ruth Chris rendered excellent service (there was 21 people in my party) and I’ll be sure to return in the near future. Every moment from beginning to end will forever be etched in my heart. Even the non arrival of the dress I ordered from JcPenney. I showed it to a few girlfriends and one guy. We were thinking it was a win based on the picture. Even the bestie Q texted and said I was going to be showing off my curves.


Well not quite :( The dress never arrived which was a blessing in disguise. I’m ready to get my monies back yesterday!! I went shopping for a dress but didn’t find anything. I did get 4 pairs of shoes ( two from Zara and two from Aldo), a handbag from Zara and a t-shirt, another t-shirt from H&M and a ring, gift cards and get this……………….. a beautiful red dress (thanks KP!!).
Yep God sent me my heart’s desire anyway. I’ll be wearing my new item soon to church and I couldn’t be happier.  Truly words can’t express the joy I felt being surrounded by people who cared enough about me to travel over an hour and take time from their families to spend an evening with me. There was much later, good food, wine and heartfelt words spoken about me that almost made me cry. I do have one more BIG celebration planned with the besties. Stay tuned for an extended partay celebrating me.


Before I go here's a quick Karrie (my hair update). She's growing. 3 months strong.



Sending Air Kisses,
~dIvAmOm~

10 comments:

I wanna be fierce said...

I'm glad you enjoyed yourself. You ladies look great.

-Shakiyla

Ashley said...

I'm sooo glad that you had a great birthday and that I was able to help celebrate with you. See you soon mama :)

XoXo,
Ashley
ASassyWoman.Com

JIN @ Love,Loss + Lacquer said...

Happy Belated Birthday gorgeous!

Roodlyne @supermomplace said...

Ooh! It was so nice celebrating your bday with you. We had so much fun:-) I love the new bloggy friend lol I can wait for us to get together again. Soooo Kerissa? Road trip to the MIA?

Inez said...

Yay Sis! It looks like you had a great time! Sorry about your dress, you look so pretty anyway I love those earrings and that top!

Can't wait to see the goodies you got! :)

I had no idea you were younger than me! hehe

Style & Poise said...

Happy Birthday! You looked fab and I love your peplum top! Wishing you many blessings now and in the years to come! XOXO

ROni
www.styleandpoise.blogspot.com

Ticka said...

Happy birthday again!! You ladies looked like you had a great time!

http://ticka-spoonfullofsugar.blogspot.com/

Ashley said...

How nice! Happy birthday again. I don't know if you seen my tweet the day of your bday.

LA Lynn's said...

Happy BELATED BORN Day!!!!! So, glad you enjoyed yourself... *BLESSINGS*

Kerissa said...

Thanks ladies. Yesterday I received two gifts. Its not over yet!

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