My 20th Birthday!

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Happy weekend everyone! Yesterday was my 20th birthday, I know I know, "the birthday of nothing," but I have to say, my twenties are off to a fantastic start so far! I'm from a suburb right outside Chicago and I love the city atmosphere, so for my birthday I rode a train into the city with my best friend in the world and the greatest boyfriend on the planet. The 3 of us had a blast roaming the city, eating good food, taking fabulous pictures just about everywhere, and of course shopping on Michigan Avenue! Later on, my family met us down there for a lovely dinner and some night strolling. I can't think of a more perfect way to have spent my birthday and it served as great closure to the summer (I leave for school back in NC in only 5 days)! 

Here are some of my favorite shots from yesterday's birthday festivities: 

The train ride down! 

 We found so many beautiful gardens 

I love how we both matched in our white dresses! 

Of course there has to be a back shot! 

The iconic Bean in Millenium Park 

The Foot pond! Such a refreshing spot to relax and soak 

Where we had dinner- Hub 51. It was very trendy and full of life! Excellent food 

That's a true image of best friends right there 

We like to breakout in dance...and sometimes even song! 

Arguably the most beautiful fountain ever created 

My little sister! <3 

 The Chicago skyline is so beautiful at night. I love being by the water too- makes for a pretty perfect picture

I couldn't have asked for a better birthday! 


  1. Happy Birthday! Sounds like you had a blast!

    Leopard and Lillies

  2. happy B-day, you guys look so cute.

  3. looks like you guys had so much fun! wonderful photos!


    Fashion Fractions

  4. Hopping over from Crazy Style Love. What a FUN birthday night in Chicago! I loved this play by play of your day and night. You and your BFF look like you are just that! xx- Whitley at the Queen City Style

  5. Beautiful dress <3


  6. Happy birthday lovely! Love your dress, you look really cute!
    Btw, thanks so much for the nice comment on my blog. I already follow you on GFC, hope you too! And if you want, we can follow each other on other platforms. Just let me know if you do through a comment or a post on my facebook page and I'll definately follow you back!

    Have a lovely day,


  7. You look incredible! Love that lace dress on you! Looks like you had a wonderful special day!
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  8. lovely outfits! followed you, hope you can follow back!

  9. Great Post. I follow your Blog now.
    Please follow me.

  10. Happy Birthday! You look really happy in your pictures.

    want to follow each other? just tell me!

  11. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Sounds and looks like you had a fantastic day! 20 is definitely not "nothing", you are no longer a teenager, which is definitely "something". You look really fantastic for your big day!

    xo Jenny

  12. nice look, love your dress!!