CHICA CHICA BOOM BIRTHDAY ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡๐ŸŒ๐ŸŠ

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Hello beautiful people! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and will have a good start to your Monday. Today, if you couldnโ€™t guess by my post title is my actual birthday!  Iโ€™m grateful for another year and wanted to share this special moment with you as well. 

As some of you probably know, I moved from Guyana to New York almost 14 years ago to attend college. I left part of my family behind and over the years weโ€™ve had times when we couldnโ€™t all be in the same place to spend special moments together. Last year (just a few weeks ago ๐Ÿ˜…) was the first time in a long time where we got to spend more time together and it was a joy & blessing for everyone. We even ushered in the New Year and then kicked off my birth-month celebrations!

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For the last few years my niece always gets dressed up and sends me a photo greeting for my birthday but this year I was overjoyed about being able to celebrate together. My big sis Kassy baked me this amazing Carmen-Miranda chocolate layered cake and let me tell you I was blown away. Can we take a moment to give her a slow clap for this incredibly beautiful cake? Itโ€™s stunning in person, yummy and I still havenโ€™t been able to bring myself to cut into the face! 

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My niece and I were delighted by it and partied away to some Carmen tunes before lighting the candles, blowing them out & sticking the cake (her favorite part). I often joke around and say my sister made my child because weโ€™re alike in so many ways. Sheโ€™s my tiny angel and I will cherish this moment forever. I donโ€™t want to type too much so Iโ€™ll wrap this post by saying Iโ€™m truly grateful for another year of life, thankful for my family & friends, happy for good health and an abundance of love all around. 



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