two five

twenty five things i have learned in twenty five years.

  1. i might be incapable of getting dressed if i didn’t have pinterest.
  2. i don’t want to have to live without evernote. it is like the missing half of my brain.
  3. tall girls can totally wear heels.
  4. no matter how much i like to cook inventive meals, troy’s favorite meal will always be fish sticks and mac n cheese.
  5. Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. no one gets into heaven without Him.
  6. everything is bigger in texas.
  7. the best friends are the ones who see your messiness and love you well in spite of it.
  8. real simple is the most amazing magazine in the world.
  9. talking things out is always better than sweeping things under the rug.
  10. i love troy.
  11. there is something inside of me that makes me want to tell every baby i see, “your auntie caitlin loves you!” and by say i mean coo.
  12. fashion rules are made to be broken.
  13. i am very thankful that my childhood mullet is no more.
  14. i really do like chinese food.
  15. we aren’t promised tomorrow.
  16. troy loves me.
  17. remixing your closet is frustrating and satisfying all at the same time.
  18. the hardest things do the most beautiful work in your soul.
  19. friends (the show but my real life friends, too!) never get old to me.
  20. dogs rule and cats drool.
  21. a blazer or a statement necklace are easy pieces to finish off a look.
  22. taking a break from shopping shows you what you really need (even within that, it’s all relative).
  23. thrifting is the way to go.
  24. kempwiches are my all-time favorite food and the fact that i’ve never found one outside of my high school makes me very sad.
  25. i’m excited about this blog journey i’ve begun and i’m so glad that you’re reading along!

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  • Troy February 9, 2012 at 2:13 PM

    Happy birthday love! I do love you more than I could ever tell you ;-)

    • Caitlin February 9, 2012 at 10:08 PM

      :) I love you, too!

  • Lauren February 9, 2012 at 4:25 PM

    Happy Happy Birthday :):)

    • Caitlin February 9, 2012 at 10:08 PM

      Thanks, Lauren! Wish you were here to celebrate with us. Love you!

  • Audrey @ Putting Me Together February 9, 2012 at 7:06 PM

    I’m guessing it’s your birthday? :D If so, happy birthday!! So many things on your list tell me why we dress so similarly. We are simply like-minded! I’m so glad to have found you in the blog world. :)

    • Caitlin February 9, 2012 at 10:09 PM

      Thank you, Audrey! I’m so glad that we’re blog friends. I hope we get to be real-life friends one day, too!! :)

  • Rhonda Ausk February 9, 2012 at 11:38 PM

    I sent you a birthday wish yesterday because your birthday was yesterday in China so I’m sending another today — on your actual stateside birthday. So thankful you are part of our family!! Love you so much!

  • kelsey February 10, 2012 at 1:39 PM

    i hope you had the best birthday ever!! it was killing me that i couldn’t be there with you to celebrate! you are wonderful and i’m so thankful for your friendship… and even though miles separate us, you are still one of my most favorite, best friends :) love you cait!

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