Fourth of July and the Boston Birthday

It's that time of year again. Summer. Fourth of July. BIRTHDAY! We had such a blast in Chicago last year celebrating my birthday (and, you know, the nation's birthday too, I guess) that I didn't know whether to go low key this year or try to out-do the previous year. Go big or go home, …

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Fourth of July On the Road

I make a big deal out of my birthday. I generally expect others to as well. I love having a summer birthday, especially one that's only two days from Independence Day. The weather is usually beautiful, holiday-related parties and activities are usually going on... it's always a good time. This year, the boyfriend was asked …

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Chicago, Chicago

Summer birthdays. Con: Not being able to take in a birthday treat during elementary school. Pro: Beautiful weather and endless outdoor activities to incorporate into the celebration. Con: Friends are on vacation and sometimes miss your party. Ultimate Pro: Working your birthday into a week-long celebration that incorporates excellent Independence Day activities! I am extremely …

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