There's nothing like the start of birthday week! My birthday week originated back when I first started collage. For some reason, my bday always happened during the crux of finals week, and I never got to celebrate on the actual day. Thus, birthday week emerged! Since I would be stuck studying anything from Bio Chem to Evolution, I would get little reminders that it was my birthday throughout the week to get me through finals. Since then it has become a tradition for my birthday to consist of a week. I won't be modest, this is my favorite time of the year!!! Since Todd and I haven been married, he makes a big effort to make this week super special whether it's cleaning, making dinner, little gifts, or simply saying "I love you" more. Sometimes it's the little things that he does that makes me feel more and more loved by him everyday.