My mom made an amazing Triple Chocolate Cake. Doesn't it look delicious? I blew all 19 candles out in one try. We had mint ice cream to go with it.
My little sister is learning to sew. She made me a pillowcase with horses on it for my birthday. She is such a sweet sister! My 11 year old brother made me a card with 19 pennies on it in the shape of the number 19. It was so cool! I also got 19 pennies from my 7 year old brother.
My parents gave me a necklace and earring set, a pattern for a dress and some fabric.
Here's a picture of my birthday outfit:
The top is the Diane Kimono Dress pattern, from Serendipity Studio cut in tunic length. It is so comfortable to wear and it was easy to make! There is no zipper, it just slips right over your head. It is a perfect project for seamstresses of all sewing levels.
Once on a blog I saw a list of things to do before their next birthday. I was inspired, so here's my "19 things before 20" list:
19 things before 20
and be accepted to the Nursing Program at my school.
blogging consistently and write a tutorial.
3. Run a half marathon.
4. Take my siblings on a camping trip.
up the bluffs by my college.
7. Make an entire meal for my family.
8. Have a sewing party with friends from college.
up early and run before sunrise.
10. Don’t complain about anything for a week.
Learn how to Ballroom Dance.
12. Go without junk food for a whole week.
Learn a new song on my violin.
See “The Hobbit” in 3D.
Have a roommate dinner night.
Sew something for each of my
18. Spend a whole day with my little sister.
Vote in a presidential election.