A Random Mix!

Today’s post is just a random mix of things, friends! ย I had an assortment to share with you this week and decided, heck, I’ll just stick it all in one post ๐Ÿ™‚ .

First up…

…did you set your DVRs???? ย Kensington and I sat down on Sunday night and set ours! ย The first original one for 2018 begins on Saturday night, but tomorrow afternoon, they start playing the older ones. ย Somebody pinch me!

Second thing on my list…

12 Easy Chili Recipes

…’tis chili season, so I thought I’d remind you about my 12 Easy Chili Recipes! ย They’re all really yummy and easy too! ย I made my Sweet Corn Chili on Sunday night for our annual Harvest Party…

…Smith decided to save his costume for Halloween night, but look at my girls! ย They all selected their own costumes, and I couldn’t be more pleased! ย We have Elsa, Anna and Liv (of Liv and Maddie!).

These sisters were so excited!!!!!!

As was my Liv!

Once we arrived, she united with her Maddie! ย Aren’t they so cute?! ย We had a friend make their shirts (it had their names on the back), and then we just pieced it all together.

 

I was so busy enjoying the beautiful evening that I didn’t take very many pics. ย Here is one with Griffin

…a random bounce house pic…

…a shot of all the kids! We had them ranging from days old to high school!

I love this one!!!

And then…

…look at this one my friend sent. ย Hahahaha! ย Look at all the moms!

I surprised Smith with tickets to see Dav Pilkey at an event by our house.ย  It was such a special afternoon!!ย  Dav Pilkey was so inspiring!!ย  I was encouraged by his message to kiddos that day myself.ย  Smith’s favorite part?

Meeting him!ย  Every kiddo there got to have their picture with him.ย  It was really special!

Know what I’m doing today?ย  Turning 37.ย  You know what?ย  I have my health, a wonderful husband, kiddos I love, a great family, the best girlfriends and a relationship with Jesus Christ.ย  I consider myself really blessed on this birthday.ย  From me to you, happy October 25th! xo

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  • Nicole October 25, 2018 at 4:39 am

    Happy, happy, happy birthday to my favorite blogger!!! You make life so much fun and have taught me to celebrate every single day!! Have the best day ever, knowing you inspire so many!!! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰

  • Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog October 25, 2018 at 4:41 am

    I love the Halloween costumes! Your girls look super cute! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog
    http://charmainenyw.com

  • Andrea October 25, 2018 at 4:45 am

    Happy birthday!

  • Christi October 25, 2018 at 4:59 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! xo

  • Erika Slaughter October 25, 2018 at 5:03 am

    Happy Happy Birthday Friend! I hope this year is absolutely amazing! Love you so much! XO

  • Cherry October 25, 2018 at 5:05 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAY! What a wonderful life you live! Thanks for letting us follow along with it all!

  • Cherry October 25, 2018 at 5:09 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAY! What a wonderful life you live! Thank you for sharing it all with us!

  • Debbie Hibbert October 25, 2018 at 5:12 am

    The happiest of birthdays, Shay!

  • Sarah October 25, 2018 at 5:16 am

    Happy Birthday mama!

  • Sarah October 25, 2018 at 5:16 am

    Happy birthday!

  • Kellee October 25, 2018 at 5:17 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Have a blessed birthday! BTW my birthday is tomorrow!

    • Mix and Match Mama October 25, 2018 at 5:25 am

      Well, happy birthday to YOU too!!!

  • Niki Neumann October 25, 2018 at 5:17 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! I hope you have a great day!

  • Lindsay F. October 25, 2018 at 5:19 am

    Happy Birthday!!!

  • Linda Z October 25, 2018 at 5:24 am

    Happy, happy birthday, Shay! ๐ŸŽˆ

  • CJ October 25, 2018 at 5:27 am

    Wishing you a very happy birthday Shay! Thanks so much for being so willing to share a bit of your life with us. While I’m probably your Moms age, with no kiddos of my own, posts from the fun to the inspiring have made me a devoted reader. And as someone who was adopted myself at 3 weeks old and thought my mama hung the moon, I can relate. Wishing you and yours nothing but the best in the coming year. xoxo

  • Susan McKain October 25, 2018 at 5:28 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay. Wishing you a great day and a wonderful year ahead.๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ

  • Denise Panetta October 25, 2018 at 5:28 am

    Happy Happy Birthday! Celebrated mine yesterday but I’m way older then you are! Have a blessed year!

  • Sarah Shaneyfelt October 25, 2018 at 5:28 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!!!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!
    MeetTheShaneyfelts

  • Sarah P Wall October 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! Hope you have a great day and I hope year 37 is filled with lots of love and blessings! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Mary Ellen October 25, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Happy Birthday!!!!
    Love those RedSox!!!!!

  • Eileeen October 25, 2018 at 5:37 am

    Happy birthday! May this year continue to bring you many blessings. Btw – my DVR is on overdrive this week with all the Christmas movies. Bring it on!

  • Maryann October 25, 2018 at 5:45 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! Thank you for sharing your love for Jesus, your family, friendships, and career with us through this blog. Wishing you a beautiful day filled with all of your favorites! ๐Ÿ’•

  • Narci October 25, 2018 at 5:46 am

    Happy Birthday, beautiful friend! I hope you have an amazing day! Love you so much!!!

  • Beth Dunham Swindig October 25, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! Hope you have a great day!! The girls costumes look so cute!

  • Elspeth Mizner October 25, 2018 at 5:53 am

    Happy birthday! So happy I found this blog and have been able to get a peak into your world! Have the best day ever

  • Amy October 25, 2018 at 5:55 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! I just love your blog, your positive attitude or how you circle back to it and share that part, too sometimes, your family, your recipes… Thank you for sharing. I love to begin my day with your blog and I know so many others feel the same way. That’s just wonderful–
    Good on ‘ya, girl and here is to your 37! Continued Blessings with thanks โค๏ธ Have the best day!

  • Ash October 25, 2018 at 6:04 am

    Happy birthday to one of favorite bloggers – you truly have a gift for connecting! Hope you have a wonderful day!

  • Beth Miller October 25, 2018 at 6:08 am

    Happy Birthday! I turned 40 yesterday! I love this age!

  • Amy Getz October 25, 2018 at 6:10 am

    Happy, Happy Birthday! Today my oldest son turns 17 . . . I didn’t realize you all shared a birthday and I’ve been reading for years – duh!!! Love your blog . . . thanks for sharing with us!

  • Chrisina October 25, 2018 at 6:11 am

    From one October 25th birthday to another (my birthday is today too). Happy Happy Birthday!!!๐ŸŽˆ

    • Mix and Match Mama October 25, 2018 at 6:27 am

      Happy birthday, Christina!!!!

  • Andrea Hayes October 25, 2018 at 6:11 am

    Happy Burthday Shay!!

  • Tabitha Passwaters October 25, 2018 at 6:14 am

    Happy Birthday!

  • Pamela Garrett October 25, 2018 at 6:22 am

    Happy Birthday…hope you have a day filled with joy!!!! Thank you for sharing your life on this blog and all your yummy recipes!

  • Julie October 25, 2018 at 6:24 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! Your blog gets me going in the morning with positivity, a laugh, or encouragement! Youโ€™re pretty awesome, and I am grateful you share your family with all of us. Hope you have a great day, and praying for a blessed year of 37!

  • Amy Caldwell October 25, 2018 at 6:24 am

    YOUR GIRLS ARE PRECIOUS!

  • Angela Patterson October 25, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! You are such a BRIGHT light for Jesus…thank you for sharing your world with us here on the blog!! xoxox ~ Angela

  • Cherise Procter October 25, 2018 at 6:28 am

    Happy Birthday!!!

  • Sheaffer October 25, 2018 at 6:30 am

    YES! Happiest of Birthdays, friend! Love you big, and hope your people spoil you all day long!!! xoxo

  • Shan Rocha October 25, 2018 at 6:31 am

    Hope you have the happiest of birthdays Shay !! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚

  • Stephanie October 25, 2018 at 6:36 am

    Happy birthday Shay!!!!!

  • Alexis deZayas October 25, 2018 at 6:38 am

    Happy happy birthday Shay! Hope you have the very best day!

  • Marcy October 25, 2018 at 6:41 am

    Happy Birthday!!

  • Laurie Birt October 25, 2018 at 6:45 am

    I think a World Series win in your birthday week might be the perfect gift! Happiest of birthdays to you!

  • Amy October 25, 2018 at 6:46 am

    Happy Birthday!!!๐ŸŽ‚ Mine was Tuesday-the big 4-0!!;) October birthdays are the best!

  • Melissa October 25, 2018 at 6:49 am

    Happy birthday, Shay! Thanks for always sharing joy and kindness on the internet! I enjoy following you and your family!

  • Dawn October 25, 2018 at 6:53 am

    Happy Birthday!

  • Ramona October 25, 2018 at 6:56 am

    Happy Birthday ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ! Love your blog, the pictures are great! Have a blessed day!

  • Becky October 25, 2018 at 7:03 am

    Happy Birthday!!!
    Have A Great Day!!! ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚

  • Melissa Terry October 25, 2018 at 7:07 am

    Happiest of birthdays to you! I hope your day is filled with all the people and things you love!

  • kathy olson October 25, 2018 at 7:09 am

    Happy Birthday! Have a blessed day!

  • Dustie Day October 25, 2018 at 7:10 am

    Hope you have a very happy birthday, Shay!

  • Beth Knecht October 25, 2018 at 7:10 am

    Have the best day, Shay! Thanks for sharing your life with all of us!

  • Tracy October 25, 2018 at 7:15 am

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams October 25, 2018 at 7:20 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! You also have your Red Sox at 2-0 in the world series lol but what a great reflection on this birthday. The girls look adorable in their costumes. That one of Ashby with the orange teeth is so sweet! Have a great day!

    Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams

  • Amanda Wilson October 25, 2018 at 7:21 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!!! May you have a blessed 37th year!!

  • christine weeks October 25, 2018 at 7:26 am

    Happy Birthday!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • kellie carrara October 25, 2018 at 7:28 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!!! Those Red Sox are sure giving you a gift, huh?!? So glad you were able to come up north (I’m an hour outside of Boston in Metrowest) to take in a WS game to start your celebration early.
    Thank you so much for all your great ideas, recipes, decorations, outfits and general mama inspiration — you’re totally a gift to us all. I’m a daily reader!

  • Michelle Marshall October 25, 2018 at 7:32 am

    Happy birthday!! Thank you for sharing so much of your life and family with us! I feel like I know you after all this time! Praying many blessing over you this year.

  • Amie October 25, 2018 at 7:39 am

    Happy Birthday! Those Red Sox know how to give a girl a good birthday gift – up 2-0 in the World Series! Have a great day!

  • Lisa D October 25, 2018 at 7:39 am

    Love the sweet photo of you and your boy! Have a happy b-day.

  • Becca October 25, 2018 at 7:42 am

    Happy Birthday! Wishing you many birthday blessings!

  • Morgan Godbold October 25, 2018 at 7:43 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!! Thanks for sharing you’re everyday life here on this blog, so happy I get to see a glimpse of your world! Hope you have a great birthday, and your friends and family spoil you!!
    Go Sox!! 2-0!!

  • Julie October 25, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Happy Birthday to you Shay! May this day bring you extra coffee and baked goods.

  • HIlary October 25, 2018 at 7:54 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay!!

  • Jess at Just Jess October 25, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Happy Birthday!

  • Laci October 25, 2018 at 7:56 am

    Happy Birthday!

  • Nikki October 25, 2018 at 7:57 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! You deserve the best day! Thanks for taking us along on your journey through life!

  • Jennifer Sawyer October 25, 2018 at 7:58 am

    and…..the Red Sox in the World Series…..Happy Birthday Shay! (from a N.E. Girl!)

  • Sharon October 25, 2018 at 7:59 am

    Happy Birthday!! You are my absolute favorite blogger!! Every morning after reading the Bible, your blog is the first I read. You are always so positive and upbeat. What a sweet family you have. Thank you for sharing their “growing up” years with us.

  • Tracy October 25, 2018 at 8:02 am

    Awe! Happy Birthday Shay. Hope it’s a fun day!

  • Jeni Pearlman October 25, 2018 at 8:07 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! My twins share your birthday! They turn eight today. ๐Ÿ™‚

    LOVE reading your blog! Hope you have a wondering day!

  • April October 25, 2018 at 8:08 am

    Happy happy birthday! October birthdays are the best! Have a fantastic and blessed day!

  • Marla October 25, 2018 at 8:09 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!

  • Lauren October 25, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Happy birthday! Hope it’s a great one! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jocie October 25, 2018 at 8:14 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! Thanks for sharing life with us readers! You know what you said about young readers excited for the next chapter of life because of you? That is me! I love reading this blog everyday!

  • Taylor October 25, 2018 at 8:14 am

    Happy birthday to you! You are a blessing to so many! I hope you have a very special day, xoxo.
    PS: I’ve been playing Christmas music for two weeks now, bring on the Hallmark Christmas movies!!!

  • MelanieL October 25, 2018 at 8:18 am

    Happy birthday!!! Reading your blog and following you is a joy! Have a wonderful day!!

  • Rebecca Jo October 25, 2018 at 8:24 am

    Happy Birthday to you!!!

  • Ashley Misel October 25, 2018 at 8:26 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!!

  • Amanda @ That Inspired Chick October 25, 2018 at 8:27 am

    The moms picture!! Hahahaha. We love our babies! Happy birthday, friend!!
    That Inspired Chick

  • Julie October 25, 2018 at 8:28 am

    You’re birthday buddies with my now 5 year old former NICU preemie! Happy Birthday!

  • Jennifer October 25, 2018 at 8:29 am

    What are some of Smith’s favorite books? My son has read all of the Dav Pilkey ones so we need something new to dive into

  • Shelbie Fitch October 25, 2018 at 8:36 am

    Happy birthday Shay! Thanks for sharing your life with all of us and being a shining light for the Lord. I appreciate you openly sharing your relationship with Christ with us and the way you never write about anything negative.

  • Janice Dobbe October 25, 2018 at 8:42 am

    Happy birthday๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰ enjoy with your beautiful family

  • Ella October 25, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Happy Birthday Shay.
    A birthday is a great time to reflect on what you accomplished in the past, what you enjoyed etc.
    Because life is about your attitude, so let that be positive.

  • Debbra L Weber October 25, 2018 at 8:47 am

    Happy Birthday to you! I hope your next 365 trip is a great one with many blessings for you and your family!

  • Melissa Steiner October 25, 2018 at 8:47 am

    Happy birthday! Have a wonderful day!

  • Kayla A Bruce October 25, 2018 at 8:49 am

    So much fun stuff! Happy Birthday, Shay! October 25th is one of my very favorite days of the year because it is exactly two months before Christmas, so I say, let the celebrating begin! So fun to have your birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas in this two months!

  • Peg October 25, 2018 at 8:49 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!! How exciting that your Red Sox are in the World Series! (Miss my Astros tho๐Ÿ˜ฅ)

  • Libby B October 25, 2018 at 9:05 am

    Happy Happy Birthday!

  • Melissa October 25, 2018 at 9:19 am

    Happy birthday, Shay! Hope you have a wonderful day!

  • Sandy Blitch October 25, 2018 at 9:24 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! You are a gift to your readers, a little bit of sunshine first thing in the morning! You are so real, but yet so fun! I am older than your Mom, have three children, five grandchildren and love that you share your faith so openly. I pray your birthday is FULL of blessings and family!

  • Barbara Parnell October 25, 2018 at 9:25 am

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy your special day!

  • Lauren October 25, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Happy Birthday Shay! I hope you have a wonderful day! Thanks so much for recommending Before We Were Yours. Out of 33 books so far this year it is my favorite! Grab the tissues gut wrenching, but the ending was wonderful.

  • Angela Ellingson October 25, 2018 at 9:29 am

    Happy birthday Shay!!! I have my DVR set! Oh happy day!

  • Anna S October 25, 2018 at 9:31 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! My wish for you is for the Red Sox to win it all! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Have a blessed year.

  • Sally Lockwood October 25, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!
    Hope you have the best birthday ever and I know you will! Celebrate every minute, hour, day, week, month and year!!!! Love you.

  • Julie Bradford October 25, 2018 at 9:36 am

    Happy Happy Birthday!!!! and another RED SOX WIN!!!!! WHOOOO HOOOOO!!!!

  • Kelly Buffington October 25, 2018 at 9:49 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! I have a good feeling that you will be celebrated well;). You are a bright light in the blog world, thank you for sharing yourself and your sweet family with us! Between college football and Hallmark Christmas movies, I may never make it off my sofa. I hope my family can fend for themselves until New Year’s:).

  • Sarah DeWald October 25, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Happy Birthday! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Beth Valenta October 25, 2018 at 10:02 am

    Happiest of birthdays! So blessed.
    Hallmark better be recorded on the 27th, as that is the day we
    will be clinching the World Series! Go SOX…

  • Angela T. October 25, 2018 at 10:05 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!! Enjoy your special day with your beautiful family! Go SOX!

  • Cassie October 25, 2018 at 10:08 am

    Happy Birthday!! My son Myles turns 1 today!! So fun that he gets to share a birthday with someone as awesome as you!!!

  • Debbie October 25, 2018 at 10:18 am

    ๐Ÿ’Happy Birthday Shay! ๐Ÿ’. My life, and home decor, is brighter because of you! You are such an inspiration! Thank you for your beautiful blog everyday! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

  • Shelly Jo Janac October 25, 2018 at 10:19 am

    Happy birthday Momma! I love Kensington & Ebby’s costumes…they are adorable.

  • Keisha Dawson October 25, 2018 at 10:22 am

    Happy Happy Birthday to you! I hope you have a most spectacular day!

  • SS October 25, 2018 at 10:22 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAY!!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!!!

  • Melanie October 25, 2018 at 10:25 am

    Happy Birthday to my favorite blogger! In reading through some of the previous comments, it is so amazing at how wide the age range is among your readers. My daughter is 32 and I will be 59 in January and we are both faithful readers of your blog. Thanks for all you do and enjoy your special day!!

  • Ashle October 25, 2018 at 10:29 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay!

  • Katie M Stuen October 25, 2018 at 10:38 am

    Happy birthday Shay! I hope your day is as wonderful as you are ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Michelle O October 25, 2018 at 10:39 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAY!!! Hope you have a wonderful birthday! Don’t forget the Christmas movies on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel. Their new movies start Sunday, 11/4. I’ll have to record one channel and watch the other! LOL!

  • Chelsey October 25, 2018 at 10:39 am

    Happy Birthday Shay!

  • Lindsay Dunagan October 25, 2018 at 10:42 am

    Happy Birthday!!!

  • Stacey October 25, 2018 at 10:44 am

    Happy Birthday to you!!!

  • Paula October 25, 2018 at 10:44 am

    Today we celebrate YOU!

  • Kathy L October 25, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Happy Birthday! I hope the year ahead brings you and your family many blessings. Reading your blog daily always puts a smile on my face. ๐Ÿ™‚ I appreciate everything you share, especially your faith and beautiful family!

  • Theresa Wenz October 25, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Wishing my absolute favorite blogger the happiest of birthdays….enjoy your day and your weekend celebrating surrounded by the people who love you most and may all your birthday wishes come true. xoxo

  • Karen K Ivy October 25, 2018 at 11:14 am

    Happy, happy birthday!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Diane October 25, 2018 at 11:18 am

    Happy birthday, Shay!!! Thank you sharing your life and world with us through your blog… I truly have looked forward to reading it and following along with your beautiful family over these past few years, and it has inspired me in so many ways with my own little family! Enjoy your day ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

  • Christine October 25, 2018 at 11:33 am

    Happy happy birthday! Thanks for all the joy and inspiration! A big hug to you and your family!

  • Lindsay @ Lindsay's Sweet World October 25, 2018 at 11:35 am

    Happy happy birthday, Shay! You ARE blessed and I wish you many many more!!

  • Amy Heinl October 25, 2018 at 11:37 am

    Happiest of birthdays to you. Don’t forget to Hallmark Movies and Mysteries….they have 14 NEW Christmas movies starting for 37 all together between the two. I am looking forward to A Godwink Christmas

  • Stephanie October 25, 2018 at 11:38 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay!! I love your blog and all of the sunshine you bring every day! Wishing you a year full of blessings!!

  • Andrea October 25, 2018 at 11:38 am

    Happy Birthday, Shay! So ready for all the Hallmark Christmas fun! I may or may not have already had a sneak peek of Christmas in Graceland. Our friend, Eric, directed it. Super cute!

  • Meg October 25, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Sending blessings for a happy and healthy year, Happy Birthday!

  • Kristen Smith October 25, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Happy Birthday! October is a great birthday month!

  • Amy Baker October 25, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    Happy, happy birthday Shay! Wishing you a wonderful year ahead!

  • Carman October 25, 2018 at 12:27 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay! Love from Colorado!

  • Denise October 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay! I hope you have a wonderful birthday! Go Red Sox! (if the Astros are out I’m root for the Red Sox)

  • Jackie October 25, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay!!! I hope you have a wonderful day with your loved ones!

  • Lara B October 25, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    Happy Birthday!!! Today is my son’s 9th birthday. I wish we had things closer to Grand Prairie like Captain Underpants. I am trying to find great people with ADHD for my son to see.

  • Ariadna Wells October 25, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay!! May God continue to bless you and your beautiful family!! ๐Ÿ˜Šโค๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

  • Kathy Roe October 25, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay!

  • Vicky T October 25, 2018 at 1:24 pm

    Hauoli La Hanau!! (Happy Birthday!) I don’t usually post here but I couldn’t miss this opportunity to wish you an amazing day! You are such an inspiration to me and I love reading your blogs every day! May your day be doubly blessed beautiful Lady! God is surely shining is light upon you and your family!

  • Tamra October 25, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Happy Happy Birthday!! Today is my husbands birthday as well! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Michaelann Seiders October 25, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    HAVE A GREAT DAY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  • Talia October 25, 2018 at 2:34 pm

    Wishing you the happiest of birthdays! You are a bright spot on the world wide web! I hope your day is filled to the brim with happiness and that you are surrounded by those you love most. Enjoy and celebrate YOU!

  • Kim October 25, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    Happy Birthday Shay!! ๐ŸŽ‰ You are such an inspiration to your readers! โ˜บ I hope you feel all the love and good wishes being sent your way today! ๐Ÿ’œ

  • Deena October 25, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    Happy Birthday, Shay! I think of you whenever the Red Sox play. โšพ๏ธ

  • Hilary October 25, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Happy Happy Birthday ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Corinne Sadowsky October 25, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Happy Birthday.๐ŸŽ‚
    Hope you have the Best Year Ever.

  • Mary Anne October 25, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    God Bless you on this your New Year!

  • Liz Thorson October 25, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    Happy Birthday, Shay! Iโ€™m thrilled your Red Sox gave you a pre-birthday gift with a win last night! Hereโ€™s to a day and evening of celebration for you!๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

  • Jeanie October 25, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    Happy birthday, Shay! You’re exactly half as old as I am. Do I laugh or cry?

  • jen October 25, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    I love the Dave Pilkey pic! I will have to show it to my 2nd grade class – the boys are obsessed with DogMan! HBD

  • Heather Newman October 25, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    Happiest Birthday to you Shay!! Countdown to Christmas on Hallmark…YES!!!!

  • Andrea October 25, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    Happy happy birthday, Shay!

  • Debbie Dunbar October 25, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    Happiest of birthdays! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Molly R October 25, 2018 at 9:54 pm

    Happy Birthday!! I enjoy your blog so much!!

  • Nancy October 25, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    Happy birthday sweet Shay!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for being you!

  • Kathy October 25, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    Love, love, love your last paragraph. Happy birthday!!!๐ŸŽˆ ๐ŸŽ‰

  • Emily October 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm

    I LOVE that we have the same birthday. Happy birthday to you!! Thank you for the positivity and love of Christ that you share with people!

  • Amy D. October 26, 2018 at 5:51 am

    I hope you had the best birthday, ever! Love ya!

  • Malani Vega October 26, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Happy birthday Shay!! 37 looks amazing on you! Thank you for sharing moments of your life with all of us. Wishing you many more blessed years!!

  • Kacy Mah October 27, 2018 at 6:20 am

    Happy birthday! You are such a blessing and it makes my day to read your blog! Love you and your sweet family!

  • Jaime October 27, 2018 at 11:53 am

    All the girls costumes. I love both of madeleys the best. Did she decide she wanted to be fancy Nancy for her birthday party and Ana for actual halloween?

    • Mix and Match Mama October 28, 2018 at 5:24 am

      Ashby and Madeley have been talking about Anna and Elsa for months (since probably like May!), so when we went to buy those costumes, I told her she could pick one more for her special costume birthday party and she immediately saw the Fancy Nancy and wanted to be that ๐Ÿ™‚ .

  • Jaime October 28, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    Aww so sweet! Love that!