Friday, July 25, 2014

Five on Friday: Happy Birthday Little Bro!

An open letter to my brother on his birthday...

Happy 29th Birthday, Landon!


We've been through a lot together over the past 29 years, and I'm incredibly grateful for the close relationship we share. As I was going through these old photos, I found at least a million I wanted to post...but in sticking with the "Five on Friday" theme, I'm sharing only five of my favorite times spent with you throughout the past 29 years.

One: July 25, 1985

The day I became a big sister...which may also be the day I started acting like your mom. 



Two: Graduation Weekend {for both of us}

That one weekend when I graduated from KU and you graduated from high school. 



Three: Tattoos

That one time our parents nearly killed us because we got brother/sister tattoos {for your 21st birthday}.

 



Four: Your engagement

That one time I got off a plane after traveling for work and drove five hours to be there when you asked Kelli to marry you! #totallyworthit




Five: November 26, 2013

The day Nais was born. I could see it in your eyes and hear it in your voice...you were {and are} so proud to be a daddy! You have every reason to be proud of your perfect little family.




Here's to hoping the last year of your twenties will be the best one yet! 

Happy Birthday!

I love you!


Today I'm linking up with "Oh, Hey Friday!" {hosted by The Farmer's Wife and September Farm} and "High Five for Friday" {hosted by Lauren Elizabeth}. Thanks, ladies, for hosting!

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20 comments:

  1. Talk about ruining my make-up on Friday morning. You just did it sis!! Our lives were definitely blessed when God gave us you and Landon.
    Happy Happy Birthday to my baby.

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  2. What an amazing and sweet post!! I agree with Vic. Thank you for the tears. I need to freshen up my makeup!!Happy Birthday Landon! Love you Les!! xoxox

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  3. SO glad to read that you graduated from KU! Rock Chalk!!

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  4. Such a sweet post! :) I always wanted a brother for all these awesome reasons! Happy Bday to him! :)

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  5. Happy Birthday to your brother!! This was so cute of you!! You guys look so much a like too. I didn't really see it until you posted the pic of you both together at his engagement!

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  6. This is the cutest freaking thing ever!!! I love it! Happy Birthday to your brother! :)

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  7. Awe such a sweet post! You're brave for getting matching sibling tattoos! My husband's brother tried to get all of them to get "1 of 4" "2 of 4" etc.. funny idea, but I was not in to it! Happy birthday to your brother!

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  8. Love this! Love the tatoos, but man they scare me!

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  9. Aww y'all so look like each other! I love that y'all have such a great bond, Leslie!

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  10. Oh this is so sweet! I love that you both got tatoos together!! Happy birthday to your bro!!

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  11. Happy birthday to your brother!! I love how close the two of you seem!

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  12. gah! cutest 5 ever!! what a proud sister! and don't be mad when i steal this idea. thank you so much for linking up!!

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  13. Sweetest post ever!!! That brother sure is lucky to have a sister like you!!

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  14. this is the cutest post ever!
    http://saltskinned.blogspot.com.au

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  15. I have a feeling that I am going to love reading ALL your blogs! Happy birthday to your brother! <3

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  16. This is SO sweet. Love every one. He's a lucky guy to have you as a sister for sure!
    Thanks for linking up with us. :)

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  17. This is so sweet! Y'all so very close :) Happy birthday to your brother!

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  18. matching tats!! :) sweet sweet bond you two have!

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  19. Love this! How crazy that your graduations fell on the same weekend -- I bet your family was all over the place! Happy belated Birthday to your brother!!

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  20. This is so cute!! I hope ya'll had a fabulous weekend! (almost that time again!) xoxo

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