Today is my sisters 32nd birthday…I can’t believe she is 32, it seems like she is still 17 and I am 12. Well here are some things about her:
1 – She is 5’4″ & 13/16….she used to says this often
2 – She is taller than me by 13/16
3 – She has thick wavy hair…kinda like me (but thicker)
4 – She has a GREAT memory
5 – She used to memorize the phone book
6 – She would remember all my friends and their phone numbers
7 – She would recall this information to my mom, when I was no where to be found.
8 – She likes to sing
9 – She has sung Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey & Toni Braxton songs in my parents living room, using DAD’s mic & there is a recording of us…somewhere in their house.
10 – She is very talented: especially the Piano, but she also plays the flute.
11 – She composed a song for my parents for their anniversary..last year? the year before?
12 – I miss hearing her play the piano…..even though she would play the entertainer over & over & over again.
13 – She has been in multiple pageants – Ms. Pleasant Grove pageants
14 – She won Miss Congeniality her first time running.
15 – She played piano for her talent…many times.
16 – She can play piano with her toes – I LOVE IT.
17 – Nikki IS Miss Congeniality – she is easy to get along with.
18 – Random people will tell her deep, personal information about them while standing in lines at grocery stores. (she’s very approachable)
19 – She has cut hair off twice and given it to locks of love.
20 – One time her hair looked like a Beatles Do. (she’s very brave)
21 – She once had 30 dates in 30 days. (very inspirational)
22 – She married her best friend – I like him the best.
23 – She has 4 wonderful Children & is pregnant with Twins…I am very JEALOUS.
24 – She homeschooled her son and will again.
25 – She once pretended to be my secret Admirer when I was 7 (?) – she gave me little gifts with letters on the back to try and guess who this Secret Admirer was….My favorite gift was the stuffed elephant & dog, which I kept for many years.
26 – Mom passed the party games & plans over to Nikki…she then planned my parties.
27 – She throws great parties…and LOVES to entertain people.
28 – She used to throw parties as a living: Mary Kay, Avon, Stampin Up, & Pampered Chef.
29 – She’s a great chef, has great kid recipes, Freezer Recipes & Meal Plans.
30 – She is a GREAT Mom, I often call her for Advice. I love her stories & inspiration.
31 – She is a STORYTELLER. We used to share a room and I would tell her a year or grade level and she would tell me a funny, embarrassing or romantic story about that year…i loved it. Some of my favorites include: Leslie’s Sewing talents as a 14 year old & Elastic Bands in pants.
32 – She is a GOOD friend. I love to talk to her for hours, she has taught me many things and will always be an inspiration to me.
I LOVE YOU NIKKI…get better and have a happy Birthday.