we have recently celebrated our two oldest daughters as they turned 11 and 13.
the birthday box. dancy has been completely on board with our de-cluttering and simplifying from the get go, so eliminating individual gifts and requesting money in cards was the way we went.
everyone dropped their cards or cards w/ money into the birthday box as they came in. when it was time for gifts she unwrapped the birthday box and opened each card individually.
She ended up with almost enough money for an iPod. after some seriously hard earned money from work around the house she had enough and has since purchased an iPod with her own money.
chichi blew out her candle for her :)
Her older sister was "swept away" on her 11th birthday as well.
1. crossbody purse
3. eyelash curler
4. bb cream (a tinted moisturizer)
5. lulu zippy
this is the oldest picture on my computer that i have of deanie (with my mom) 12 years ago!