Happy Day!

We’re home sweet home!! We had tons of fun with friends and family, and we’re thankful to have made it home safe and sound. I posted lots of Instagrams as we made our way to Minnesota and back, but I’m hoping to get some of our DSLR pics uploaded so that I can blog about my favorite parts of the trip soon.


But for now, it’s my birthday- so I’m off to celebrate the first day of my 39th year!

I celebrated the last day of my 38th with a trip to the zoo yesterday…


It was wonderful, but very hot, so I think a movie theater might be on my wish list today!

PS- The winner of the Farmgirl Paints cuff giveaway is:


Congrats, Sonya! I’ll put you in touch with Becky this week!

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  1. Lisa says

    Have a very happy birthday, Layla! My little girl, Kayla, turned 23 on Monday. Yay June babies! ;)

  2. Deb says

    Happy Birthday Layla!

    This is my first comment to you even though I’ve been following your blog for a long time! It’s always a pleasure to see a new post from you! You always keep me inspired with new projects. Thank you!

    Enjoy your day!

  3. says

    Happy Day of your Birth!! I missed you…girl you could seriously blog about a new rug you purchased, or a new brand of soup you have tried…we just LOVE hearing from you (#notastalker) ;) ~Kim

    • Layla says

      Thank you! I love connecting with you here, too! And speaking of rugs, I’m hoping the one I ordered for our half bath shows up this week so I can finally blog about that finished room! :-D

  4. Trudy L. says

    Happy Birthday! You look SO much younger. Are you telling the truth? Are you really 39. Looks like you’re in your 20s!
    Many, many blessings on you today, and throughout your year!

  5. Brooke says

    Happy Birthday!!!! Loved following on IG, when you said that you were south of Indy you had to have passed through my town!!! Bloomington IN:)

    Have a great day!

  6. patty says

    I’m betting my bottom dollar that was a typo and Layla is in fact turning 30… no way could she be turning 40. honestly!!

  7. Terri says

    Awww… Happy Birthday to YOU!!!!! Can’t wait for details about your trip…. those little pics look amazing!!!! Hope your day is BLESSED BEYOND MEASURE!!! Terri

  8. says

    Happy Birthday and many blessings to you in the year ahead! I am loving your photos and can’t wait to read about your trip.

  9. Gloria says

    Happiest of birthdays to you! I am racking my brain trying to think of the sweet girls’ name in the photo with you. Married to a former member of Sela? At least it looks like her. I was fortunate to get to hear her speak at a church here near Nashville. Are you buddies or did you get to hear her as well? I love the web of life and seeing people I “know of” that know each other.

  10. ErinY says

    If I didn’t know you were such an honest person I’d call your bluff on turning 39-I swear there’s no way! Happy birthday :)

  11. Caroline says

    Happy Happy Birthday!!
    May your coming year be wonderful and filled with much happiness and success in all that you do. <3

  12. says

    Are you kidding???? You are not 39!!! I thought your were young, young 30– if that! But this explains your mature, brilliant outlook on life. Happy Birthday!

  13. Lisa W. says

    Happy Birthday sweet Layla…we share the same month:) I too am glad your back safely, the zoo, a movie right up my alley. Your instagram pics were awesome…thank you for sharing. Enjoy your day birthday girl!!!!!

  14. says

    I’m happy to see that you stopped at Urban Farmgirl! I live a stones throw away from there and love to pop in there from time to time. It was funny from that small little photo I could recognize it!

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