I Hope Her Wish Comes True…

Because if wishes only come true if you blow all of the candles out with breath, then she’s in trouble.

And, just a side note…..she’s EIGHT.  My second child is EIGHT and I’m having a hard time wrapping my mind around that fact.

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About Angie

Angie is a CRAFT dabbling, recipe making, WORD loving, sunshine hording, book DEVOURING, Mama to a lot! She's kind of in love with Instagram right now, so if you want her attention, go find here there. {smiling}


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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It goes by so so so fast!!!

    She is beautiful 🙂

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    She is so beautiful. I can’t believe she is eight. That is just pure craziness! Have a wonderful Birthday weekend with her!

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    I hope they come true too!!

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    I am sure her wishes will come true…she had a pretty determined look on her face =)

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    parenting BY dummies
    Twitter: thenagainphoto

    So sweet! And, that’s a myth. You wishes only come true if your mommy says so. The candles don’t matter 1 bit! Lucky for her she’s got a pretty awesome, wish making mommy! My oldest turned 8 this year; guess this means I’m getting old too. Blech.

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    Twitter: barefootmomlady

    I’ve got a feeling her loving mommy will make sure those wishes come true. 😉

    Why does it never fail to amaze me how quickly the children grow? You’d think I’d be used to it by now, with a fifteen year old in the house.

    Wait a minute…I’ve got a fifteen year old daughter?!?!?

    Oh my gosh, she’s going to be sixteen this year. Waaaaaahhhhhhh!!!!!!!

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    Twitter: 1momof5

    EIGHT?! Oh my, I know exactly how you feel! Just wait until you’ve got a teenager. Try wrapping your brain around that one!

    In a month, my 4th child will be turning 7, and in a year 4 of my 5 kids will have hit baptizing age. Wowzers! Are we really that old?

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    Twitter: 1momof5

    PS–I mean I’m old. Can’t speak for you. 😉

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    Eight?!! I’m freaking out a bit that my oldest will be 6 in a couple of months!!

    She’s gorgeous – Happy Birthday to her! 🙂

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    It’s crazy. I swear the years go faster and faster. And that girl of yours gets prettier and prettier.

    I had forgotten that we had two so close in age (Gracie turned 8 on the 11th). Is she getting baptized on the 6th too?

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    Twitter: shellthings

    Adorable! Happy birthday to your beautiful girl!

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    Kelly Deneen
    Twitter: kelly_deneen

    Oh my word! She is SO beautiful!!! (I hope Delia’s hair ends up being even half that beautiful, BTW.)


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    Happy birthday!!
    Your SECOND child id eight?

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    Happy Birthday!!

    And I feel you on them getting older. Where does the time go?

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    Aw, happy birthday not-so-little one!!!! She’s just gorgeous, Angie!

    Justine 😮 )

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    Happy Birthday to your little one! My oldest is eight and I think eight is such a fun age. She understands grown-up jokes and yet, still believes in all the wonderful fantasy things, like fairies and Santa. If she’s the same, then all your little girl’s wishes will come true.

    I’m joining in the PSF fun this week and I’m so excited about it! 🙂

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    What a pretty 8 year old! I have an 8 year old girl at my house too. 🙂

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    Can’t wrap your mind around 8? Just wait until she is wearing a bra and borrowing your favorite pair of shoes! It’s around the corner.

    Happy 8th birthday to your cutie pie.

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    I hope her wishes come true too!
    So pretty 🙂

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    Twitter: MadameMommy

    VERY sweet…as time goes by….

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    Twitter: XmasDolly

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE “8” yr. old the prettiest girl on the blog. Come on Mom today isn’t about you it’s about that beautiful daughter you have. Believe she’s 8, and next year she’ll be 9, and the year after that — and then one day you and her will be going to buy that prom dress… It’s fun believe me. I raised two girls, and I’m starting on my granddaughters now. Why I was just saying I cannot believe my oldest granddaughter is 10 🙁 Now how do you feel? LOL Have a great weekend, and say, “There’s no place like home”, and click your ruby slippers together. Hugs my friend.

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    Happy Birthday!
    My oldest is turning 8 in a few months, I have had the same thoughts as you, except mine are more along the lines of “Am I seriously old enough to have an 8 year old?!”
    Wonderful pictures, and I really hope that her wish comes true any way!
    If you’d like to stop by my blog I’m at Cake Crumbs.

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    Happy Birthday Emma!!!
    (she’s adorable you know)

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    Happy Birthday. Great photos. I know what you mean about our babies getting older it is so hard. I just want to wrap mine in a bubble and keep him this age forever.

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    I don’t blame you for having a hard time with 8, I can’t imagine 5 and it’s coming up this June. Hope she had an excellent birthday. 🙂

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    Such a bright colorful photo! May all her wishes come true!

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    Happy birthday Emma, hope your wishes come true!

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    Emma’s hair is such a beautiful color-hope her Birthday is fun

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    Wow. You have an 8 year old! You are so old.
    Just kidding. :o)

    Happy Birthday Emma!

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    A very happy birthday to her! She’s such a pretty little girl. I love that flower in her hair.

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    Happy Birthday!!! I hope she had a wonderful day and I hope her wish does come true.

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    They grow So much faster than you even think when they hand that wrinkled up little bundle to you after birth. My oldest is 15 1/2 and my babies are 5 1/2! Where does the time go?

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    Happy birthday to her! She is a beautiful girl! Looks like her mama!

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    Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl……hope she had a wonderful day!

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    Twitter: flyinggiggles

    Happy Birthday to her!

    Time flies way to fast, before I know it, I am going to be saying my youngest is 8…yikes.

    She looks very pretty…love those pics!

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    Twitter: JacksMomMarie

    Oh I hope her wish comes true too.
    What a beautiful girl!

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    Happy birthday to Emma! Hope she had a great 8th birthday:)

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    She is so cute! I hope she had a great birthday! Lexi also wishes her a very happy birthday…she thinks it is so cool that they are the same age, and both getting baptized this year:)

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    Beautiful photos of your beautiful eight year old – the time goes by so fast.

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    Oh, my goodness– she is too gorgeous! She’s going to look JUST like YOU when she grows up— lucky girl!!

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    Happy Birthday!!

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    Wow. I remember when we first started ‘chatting’ and she was 4. The same age as my girls will be in a few weeks. It has been so fun to watch her grow up.
    She is so beautiful Angie.

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    What a special b’day! I bet she is excited about her baptism! 🙂

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    For me, it has be a wonderfull 5 years with KDE. KDE did blow wiwndos off my desktop and gave freedom (as libre ;-)) to control how i like to do computing.I just hope that KDE have good options to configure desktop in future. That i’m looking forward (and fear too it comes too gnome/wiwndos!).Next challenge is to get avarage joe to know KDE and what is between Linux and KDE and then littlebit whole OSS community (Linux, Distros, Desktop Environments, support etc). ‘Okay, let’s go eat some kake 😉

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    Came across your blog this enniveg. Will have to spend some more time here…Glad to hear we’re not the only people around celebrating 1/2 birthdays. And the red vines sound like the perfect treat!

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    What a great post!! Natalia is just getting more betuuifal! You’ve inspired me to take more pics. of my baby girl growing up and doing the silly things she does around the house! Thanks!

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    It’s a pleasure to find someone who can identify the issues so clearly

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