Remember when I said I was thinking about moving to the beach??? Well, I didn’t move, but I did go and spend a few days. We left Jeremiah in the slave pit and went with Dad, Taylor, and Caroline to celebrate my birthday.

I found some really good help with the girls 🙂
Went out for a nice dinner (thanks Dad!)

And even got to blow out a birthday candle.

Pace and Mary Aplin got to model the new swimsuits their Aunt Ashley bought them (thanks Sashey!)

And the cover-ups. I’m sorry, but these were THE CUTEST outfits I’ve ever seen.

I had some panic attacks as my two daredevils hurled themselves off whatever ledge they could find.

And I pinched that cute little hiney-butt.

Don’t think priss-pot was willing to build sandcastles on her own.

And this one earned the nickname of “Napoleon” for her strong will and intensity (and fits!).

But, then, there is this smile…

We had a great time, and it was a beautiful birthday to remember. 27 and counting!

18 Responses to “Happy Birthday to Me”

  1. Jillian says:

    Abby those bathing suits and cover ups are too much! So stinkin’ cute…and your girls are dolls. Happy belated birthday 🙂

  2. Anna says:

    absolutely precious…wish I was at the beach right now!!

  3. The Jernigan's says:

    So much fun!!! I’m glad you had a good birthday, you deserved it!

  4. Kellie says:

    Glad ya’ll had a great time at the beach too – the weather was PERFECT!!!! Mary Aplin sounds alot like Wilson – and Katie thinks she and Henderson look alot alike – I agree!!!! Happy Birthday again!

  5. Natalie Roe says:

    happy birthday!

    hiney-butts are the BEST

  6. emily says:

    Happy birthday!!! Enjoy your family time with your sisters and Dad! Your girls are getting so big. They are precious!

  7. Darby says:

    Hey Abby… Happy Birthday to you!! Looks like it was absolutely fabulous. The beach is looking really good as I sit here in the pouring rain!!

  8. Kendall Boggs says:

    Adorable!!! Glad you had a wonderful birthday Abby!

  9. Gail says:

    HAPPY Birthday! I am so glad you spent it on the beach with your loving family! I miss that beach so! Nothing, nothing, nothing, like it! Sorry your hubby had to work. The PIX’s of the girls in their new suits are precious! Mary Aplin looks like my youngest grandson! They are sunning in Hawaii today! LOVING life…I miss them, too!

  10. Ashley says:

    Oh im jealous! Looks like you had a great time, and had some great help!! Loved the bathing suits and pictures, and hope you had a wonderful BIRTHDAY!!

    P.S. Have you ever read the blog Confessions of a Pioneer Woman? Go to…. I think you will love it!! Let me know what you think!

  11. Beth Goff says:

    LOVE the bathing suits and cover ups… Looke like yall had so much fun! Happy belated birthday!

  12. aedozier says:

    What a GREAT birthday! I use to think both the girls looked like Jeremiah, but I see you in Pace! They are both so beautiful!!

  13. Jenny says:

    I need to see those baby girls again soon…i am having withdrawls!! happy bday!

  14. Natalie McGough says:

    Happy Belated Birthday!! I love all of the pictures, I’m glad you got to escape to the beach and get refreshed a little. Love the swim suits.

  15. Blueprint Bliss says:

    Happy Birthday, Abby. Hope to see you soon! -Brooke

  16. Melody Uptain says:

    Looks like you had a wonderful birthday. The girls are precious. Love the swimsuits!

  17. Jennifer Todd says:

    So glad you had a great bday at the beach!!!

  18. andi says:

    I love the bathing suits!!!!! What a great Aunt!!! 🙂 Happy Birthday! Glad you had fun!
    I have a fit throwin boy and it can wear a person out! Hope you are doing well!
    i have read the blog that ashley suggested! it is amazing! have you read it?

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