Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Hi, I'm 30


Aloha Sprinklerinos,

Wanna know something? I'm 30. I'm a 1985 baby. I have lived 3 entire decades. 

For a long time in my life, 'Louise is 25 again' became a bit of a running joke. I became fixated on not ageing and not entering the (what I thought to be) dreaded 30's. I was afraid that I would be considered old or that I would act boring or that I would be thrown out to pasture whilst all the 20-somethings danced wildly into the night and jetted round the world being big hot shots.

(I took a screengrab of a gif set from Tumblr which I think was taken from Alfie's recent vlog. It's not great quality but it captures the moment the wonderful people at Google surprised me with a giant pink sparkle cake. AMAZING!!)

I felt like this all the way up until last week. My plan was to not mention my age and I'd briefed my friends that if I saw so much of as whisper of the word, 'thirty', on twitter, I'd castrate them. Jack very kindly stuck to his word. Instead he just posted an awful selfie of me but that's another story. 

When I look back to my actual 25th birthday, I was working in a dead end office job with a hobby blog and about 7 youtube videos, my wedding was weeks away and little did I know it but I had about 5 weeks until I fell pregnant with Darcy. If you'd have asked me then, 'How will you spend your 30th?', I'd have thought very differently to it's reality. 

Life doesn't always stick to it's plan. Sometimes stuff works and it's great, sometimes things exceed your expectations and they're incredible (Darcy and Sprinkle of Glitter please and thank you) and then sometimes, things don't work out. In those things you have to make a choice. Will you mope about or will you accept and adapt? 

My 30th wasn't what I had envisaged. I thought I would be having a sweet family day with a Husband and maybe 2 or 3 children but instead, I had a different type of amazing day. 

I spent it with some (although sadly not all) of my closest friends at Google HQ in NYC, listening to inspiring talks from other creators as well as watching performances and shows from artists, musicians, singers and magicians. I was presented with a giant pink sparkly birthday cake, sung happy birthday to by a huge room of people, partied, dined, skipped about, and all round treated like a total princess. Even when your original plan doesn't come to light, it doesn't mean there isn't room for other amazingness. 

And so here I am, fine with being 30. I don't feel old or 'past it'. I feel motivated to enjoy this new decade as much as the last and to redefine my life plan. My twenties were so good to me, better than I could have hoped, so if my thirties follow suit, I'm going to be a really happy 40 year old in 10 years time!

Here's to all the wonderful 30-somethings out there who are laughing at themselves for being so afraid to leave their twenties. Silly us!

Toodlepip!

xx

139 comments:

  1. There’s nothing better than dancing the night away. Hope you had a wonderful time.

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  2. Happy birthday lovely lady! I turned 30 this year, it's not as bad as I thought! In fact it's turning out to be my best year yet! xx

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  3. Happy Belated Birthday Louise! Your birthday looked so fun, so many exciting things - you've come leaps and bonds, and deserve it all!

    Lauren x
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  4. Happy birthday :) Beautiful pictures <3 xo

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  5. Aww such a lovely post. It looks like you had an amazing day! ❤️

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  6. I'm turning 30 this year too! After spending ages getting my head round the idea, I'm actually really excited now. It's wonderful how much you've achieved since you really were 25 too! Happy belated birthday! xxx

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  7. What a lovely epiphany! Sound a like you had a wonderful birthday, hopefully a million more to come! :) xx

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  8. I'm 27, and my life, like yours, changed a lot in the last few years. I worried about the approach to 30, but if I can be a total babe like you and be as happy as I hope to be, then I'm easy breezy. Happy belated birthday possum. xx

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  9. brigid connelly6 May 2015 at 08:58

    happy birthday Louis:) you're my idol and I love you so much xx (btw you're not old)

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  10. Happy birthday!
    Thank you for writing this, I often panic about how I'm actually going to achieve what I want to by the time I'm 30, maybe I don't need and just work hard and see where I end up!
    I'm glad you had a good time :)
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  11. This is so inspirational! I am 25, married and working in an office job, it's quite a good one however! My little sister Lucy is 14 and just starting out her life! I watch her with envy all the time! So we decided to blog about it! We are taking to YouTube with our lives! Come follow us on Twitter while our first video gets edited! @emmaandlucyuk xxx

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  12. It's amazing how life can just turn out completely different and maybe even better than you imagined. Happy 30th Louise :)

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  13. Happy birthday Louise! I hope you had a great day :)

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  14. Aw such a lovely post - hope you had a wonderful birthday! I'm currently in the dead end office job so reading things like this is very uplifting haha!

    Alex
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  15. your old lol

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  16. Aww, Many congratulations, it looks like you had a wonderful day. I always thought I might have been slightly odd at 28 watching youtubers/reading blogs of those who are younger than me but now I know the truth and feel much better :p
    I hope you get to celebrate again with more friends and family soon.

    Jess x

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  17. you divorced matt poor darcy

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  18. Happy Belated Birthday Louise, I hope you had an amazing day!
    Jodie xo // JodieLoue

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  19. I'll be turning 30 come December and although the age thing doesn't really bother me I do feel like I haven't achieved enough - I'll be entering my 30s unmarried, childless and in a job I'm not enjoying - not quite the plan I had! Still I will spend it with my lovely boyfriend, my family and cute little niece so not really all that bad!!

    Glad you had a lovely birthday! :)

    Joanne xx
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  20. Hope you had an amazing birthday! I get scared of how things are going to work out and I'm only 21 (i know, rolls eyes) but this post is very uplifting and inspiring. You've done so well, Louise! xx

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  21. Sounds like a lovely 30th! (Accidentally typed 39th! Steady on, Adele!) Life's twists and turns are funny, aren't they?

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  22. Hope you had a lovely day in New York with the 'gang', Louise and you deserved every second of it! On with another 30 years of happiness and joy xxx Love you and I wish you all the best memories in the past and many more to come! Love Katherine xxxxxxxxx :)

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  23. Age is such a funny thing. We believe as if age should define us in someway but in actual fact it's so subjective to each person. I'm 20 a week today and am stuck in constant battle of feeling like I should be more mature and know what I want to do with my life, but reading this really helped. Everything works out in the end, even if it isn't what you planned for!

    Hope you had a lovely birthday, love Charlotte xxx

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  24. Happy Belated Birthday! There's nothing wrong with being Louise. You're just a cool thirty year old Mum!

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  25. You did almost give me a heart attack by not mentioning it as I had sent a 30th card to your PO box before your birthday. When everyone on twitter didn't mention the numbers I thought uh oh! Phew lol. I'm glad you had a nice day and it's not all too scary until you realise your next big birthday is 40, hehe. Take care xx

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  26. Happy belated birthday Louise! ♡

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  27. It's good you had a wonderful birthday. It is funny how much life can change over a few years, you never know what will happen.

    Beth x
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  28. Sounds like you had the perfect day :)
    Hope your 30s bring even more opportunities into your life!

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  29. Happy belated birthday! I'm glad it was a wonderful day for you!

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  30. I loved your blog for ages and I just recently started a one by myself so if you wouldn't mind, could you check it? Thank you xx rachelbellebeauty.blogspot.com.es

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  31. YAY, congrats on your birthday! You're such an inspiration to me. And that's a lovely cake! I wish it was mine. HAHA Just kidding. But seriously, you're amazing. Xx <3

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  32. Happy Birthday lovely lady! Xx

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  33. Time sure flies by fast! Happy belated Birthday to you Louise and many more great years to come xx

    Jasmin xx
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  34. Such a lovely post Louise and great message! Happy belated Birthday!

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  35. Happy Belated Birthday!! I'm glad you had a wonderful birthday :) I'm about to turn 22 and a person said to me that my life is essentially over because no one cares about people once they're over 21 because it's not cool and I was standing there going uhhhhmm where is your logic mate? I look forward to growing old to be honest haha Em xx

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  36. Happy birthday Louise! :)

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  37. Happy belated birthday ! This is so inspirational...In 2 years i will be 25 and sometimes i feel like i turn old and yet i don't know what to do with my life...I want to start making youtube videos too but i feel that with so many young girls around i will be looking kind of old to start now! Kind of silly thoughts but still in my mind...So beautiful post ^_^

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  38. YES!!! Thank you soo much for this!! I would have never guessed you were thirty because you look so youthful! <33 I love this post because of how positive you are, and I'm tired of reading posts about not wanting to get older!! *rolls eyes* YOU are the best!! ,33 thank you so much for this post, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEAUTY!!!!!! <33333

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  39. Firstly, happy belated birthday Louise. This helped me a lot because I'm turning 25 on Thursday and it's making me very sad because I'm not where I want to be in life. But I'm going to try to be positive because that's all you can do, right? SIGH.

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  40. Congratulations Louise! What a lovely powerful message to send out into the world. We never know what the future holds but I think its that air of possibility that keeps us going. If you grab life by the horns all sorts of magical things can come your way.

    Congratulations for such eventful 20s and may your 30s only bring more excitement <3

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  41. Your birthday sounded wonderful! Happy Belated! :)

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  42. Happy belated birthday! May your thirties by awesome!
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  43. The best people are born in 1985!!! I turn 30 later this year (eak). This post is amazing, and is what I have said for years, as I have watched my friends turn 30, some of them have freaked because the are not "where they should be"... life doesn't always turn out the way you would expect, but it has a way of working things out for the best. Take each day for what it is and enjoy it. You should be so proud of what you have achieved in your 30 short years! You are an inspiration Louise, keep doing what you love, because we love it too!

    Amy
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  44. Happy belated birthday Louise! Glad to hear you had an amazing time, I'm loving how active you've been on your blog lately, it's really inspired me to keep up with mine. Congrats for embracing your thirties, I hope they're as kind to you as your twenties have been! In the wise words of Hannah Montana: 'life's what you make it so let's make it rock' 😜
    Lots of love!
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  45. You are so perfect.
    Glad you had a fab day, that really was an amazing cake!
    You have made me dread my thirties a little less :) - even though they're not for another 8 years.

    Ella x

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  46. This post makes me so happy! I love that you're enjoying life and looking forward to the rest of your thirties! Looks like you had a fabulous day!
    Emily x
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  47. Happy Birthday Louise, I'm glad you had such a lovely day. You've achieved so much and I'm sure you'll still do loads more xxx

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  48. Lousie this post is beautiful!
    Hope I feel a fraction of the way you feel when I turn 30! And can I just say that you don't look anything like thirty - so don't worry about it :)
    Wonderful attitute & a wonderful girl!
    Much love, Debbie xx

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  49. I LOVE this post. It's amazing to see how much has changed for you in 5 years. I'm inching in on 30 (I'm 28) and sometimes I feel the way you had been feeling... Happy Birthday!

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  50. 30?! My, Louise I never actually knew your age, but I never would have put you in that age range, 25 sounds more suited! I love how you are so positive, and your life has honestly inspired me, I hope in 5 years I can look back & see how much my life has changed for the better. Louise, just keep doing what your doing & continue loving life, & the world will shine around you.

    Lots of love & Birthday wishes
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  51. I'm a 1985 baby too! July to be exact. Am I dreading it well yes and no, part of me says "it's just a number" the other part is running around screaming saying "ahhhh I can't be 30 yet!" xx

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  52. Hope you had a great birthday Louise!
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  53. Happy belated birthday, dear Louise! May the next 10 years be as wonderful to look back on as these past years! All the best to you and your little family xx

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  54. Happy Birthday, Louise! You are very inspiring and I know the next 30 years will be even better than the first for you!

    xoxo Mollie
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  55. I had no idea you were 30!!! I turned 30 on the 29th Apri! So im now 30 years and 1 week old. Eek! I love it though. Its fabulous being 30. I like you even more now I know you're 30 yet I thpught you were about 25 hah.

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  56. Seriously. You have made feel so young at 30 knowing you're 30 too. I dont know why lol.

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  57. Happy Birthday! You really know how to brighten someone's day

    Alisha xx
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  58. Happy Birthday Louise! Wow... just thinking about the next 5 years is scary. I'm still in my teens but I cannot imagine being 20.. or 30 or 40. It feels like it won't ever happen. Then again, I thought being a teenager was going to be amazing but let's be honest here, it's not as great as high school musical makes it out to be! xx

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  59. Happy belated birthday lovely! Here's to many more :) xxx

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  60. I hope you had a lovely Birthday Louise! You are such an inspirational woman to me and I hope to be seeing life like you see it xx
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  61. happy birthday, I love you

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  62. Happy birthday! My life was also very different at 30 from what I'd pictured in my twenties! The biggest learning curve is realising things don't always go to plan! I recently blogged about the 30 things I thought I'd have figured out by thirty...but didn't!! http://ten10ninety90.blogspot.com/2015/04/30-things-i-thought-id-have-figured-out.html Sarah x

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  63. Loved this post! Happy Belated Birthday
    XO

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  64. Happy Birthday to you! hope you had a wonderful day :) x

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  65. I hope you had a wonderful birthday Louise. Your so inspiring for your younger viewers and I think that you've really handled everything so well across social media. You will be respected for how you act and I don't think that anyone really minds too much about age anymore as long as you are a lovely person, which you are !

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  66. I am abso-bloody-lutely terrified about turning 30 in November! I plan on staying 29 for as long as I can get away with it. However, deep down I know that age is just a number and it's how young you feel on the inside.

    Clarey xx

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  67. Happy late birthday, Louise! Most people are a little afraid of growing older, but everyone's gotta do it so it can't be that bad. Tbh, you seem more youthful and energetic than a lot of people I know who are younger than you. Keep being awesome!!

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  68. Have a great bday Louise from your best zoella xx

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  69. Wow- I genuinely thought you were my age (early twenties!) Happy Birthday! It's great (and a little scary) to look back at what you have achieved in those 5 years- its difficult to see it in perspective whilst we're living it but we grow so much in ourselves; experience, knowledge, understanding!

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  70. Happy birthday! Definitely sounds like you had a lovely day, even though it didn't happen like you thought it would.

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  71. Happy birthday! :)

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  72. Happy Belated Birthday : )
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  73. It's a bit late but Happy birthday Louise! Love you xx
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  74. Glad you had a great 30th Louise! I love this blogpost <3
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  75. Happy belated Birthday! I hope you had the best day.

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  76. Happy 30th! Here's to another fabulous year and you loving every minute of it!

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  77. Sounds like a perfectly lovely birthday celebration to me. I'm turning 30 in November (1985 babies rule!) and whilst I'm not dreading it, I'm not exactly thrilled by it either. It scares me a bit that I'll be 30 and still feel like I haven't got a clue how to do 'life', if that makes sense. Ugh. But there's no getting out of it so I might as well start getting used to it!

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  78. Amazing as always!
    Such an insperation and I feel like I could always trust you. Your blog is so helpful and I know you may not be perfect (because, lets be honest, no one is!) but you seem to always be so happy and positive through anything, no matter how big or life changing! Thank you so much, just carry on doing what your doing! xx

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  79. Happy 'late' Birthday! What an amazing way to spend your birthday!

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  80. Happy belated birthday! I'm turning 30 on Saturday and definitely needed to hear your positive thoughts! <3

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  81. belated happy birthday you beautiful lady! Glad that you're content :)

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  82. I'll be 30 in the summer. I wouldn't say I'm dreading it but, unlike you, Louise, my life HASN'T changed much throughout my 20s. I bought my flat 5 years ago, been in my dream(?) job for 6 years, and have been single for 3 years. It's funny, because I sound a bit miserable about all of this, but I'm actually quite content and happy. I am lucky in so many ways, but I often feel like I should want more than I have. I've never had the desire to travel or go for promotion...I think I just like life where I am. But I don't want to go through my 30s and come out the other end in the same place...? Hmmm....

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  83. I felt the same way when I turned 30. I felt like my life was over and I was super old lol. I am actually happier with myself and life in my 30s than I ever did in my 20s. I will be 34 in July and I am looking forward to it. Happy belated Birthday!!!

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  84. Women aging should not be seen as a bad thing, and why should we have to change and be boring?! Never change lovely :) enjoy your 30s! I turn 20 next month and am bricking it! xo
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  85. You're such an inspiration at all of us. Such a lovely post and you've accomplished so much:) Loved having all of these blog posts recently!!

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  86. Happy Belated Birthday. 30.....? been there done that!! I'm happier now than i was in my 20's sabiha xx

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  87. I'm so happy that I came to find you Louise! You really are such a wonderful person. As a sprinklerino, I'm also proud of you and all the things you have achieved since then! Lots of love! (:

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  88. Happy belated birthday! Although I'm grateful for my 20's, I feel like turning 30 actually opened me up to a lot of new exciting possibilities and so far they've been great to me. And I still feel pretty young - hope they are full of amazingness for you too, whatever life throws at you x
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  89. Happy birthday Louise!! Hope you had a great time! x

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  90. Happy birthday Louise!
    You've accomplished so much it can only get better.

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  91. You are only as young as you feel. I'm turning 34 this year (according to my birth certificate) but mentally i'm only 24 lol!

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  92. Louise! You truly inspire me. I think that you are a magnificent woman and mother. You deserve a toast to that :') and even though you don't directly say these things to me, it kind of feels like you do. It's a really nice feeling coming to your blog and always leaving with a positive attitude. :) <3

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  93. Happy Belated Birthday, Louise!!
    hope you had a wonderful one!
    ♥♥♥

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  94. thanks for always being so inspiring Louise! Every time I read your post, I feel like you put life into perspective and for that I am very grateful. Lots of love and happy belated birthday.

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  95. Happy birthday Louise! I'm nearing 30 too but I've also decided to embrace this next chapter :) xxx

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  96. Happy belated birthday Louise! Glad you had an amazing day :) x

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  97. happy birthday louise! x

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  98. Happy Belated birthday Louise. Apparently the best years are in your 30's, enjoy them :D

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  99. belated happy birthday Louise, glad you had a good 30th with your closest friends even though it wasn't your envisioned 30th...you are such a lucky and lovely lady and I hope your success and all the love your getting gets even greater as the years go by :) xx

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  100. You don't look 30, I honestly thought you were 25-ish!

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  101. Happy Birthday Louise!
    I was also dreading my 30th as its that not having a '2' at the start of your age anymore thats frightening as we strike to get into our 20's! Turns out it was my favourite birthday ever and my 30s have so far been the best years yet <3

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  102. Welcome to the thirties! It's a great place to be. I am now 31 and so far my thirties have been better than my twenties ever were, and I have a lot more hopes for the rest of them! I never mind getting older on my birthday, I really do feel like it's a privilege not everyone gets to have. Getting older is so much better than the alternative! Happy belated birthday, Louise. here's to an amazing decade x

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  103. Hope you had a great birthday Louise!!
    I really love the cake, I'm jealous 0_o

    xxx

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  104. 3 things A) I am jealous of the cake, B) You do not look a day over 25! C) I hope that you really enjoyed your birthday
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  105. Thing's never work out, which is why I never make plans. I'm 24 and feel so much older than I am plus, I look back and things aren't exactly how I imagined they'd be either. You're certainly young at heart and don't look 30, put it that way. Happy Belated Birthday Louise x

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  106. I'M SO HAPPY YOU'RE 30! Mainly because I'm 24 and it makes me feel less weird to follow you as I thought most of your followers were way younger! Glad you had a wicks Birthday.

    p.s You are one HOT Mumma as if you're 30?!

    p.p.s Have you got any positions going at Louise Land? I have a fairly decent CV. And I can bake. xx

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  107. I hope you had an amazing birthday Louise, and your a beautiful, inspirational 30 year old! Love your videos and blog and I will be watching you intill you're over 50 ;)

    Meme xx

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  108. hope you had an amazing birthday

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  109. Once again another inspiring post Louise! Happy belated birthday! It seems like it was a wonderful day! Love your blog!
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  110. Happy 30th birthday! I had a total meltdown before mine, thinking life was going to become rubbish or something. Totally surrounded by friends, one gave me a reality check by reminding me that it's a milestone, and I should feel lucky to have made it that far, as sadly some don't. She was so right, and my 30's have been amazing, I hope yours are too. : )

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  111. You looked like you had an amazing day in your vlog! The sparkly dress was gorgeous! You're a great inspiration to me and a lot of other people and you deserve all the happiness :) xx

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  112. Happy belated birthday, Louise!
    Even if things sometimes don't turn out the way you always imagined, they can be wonderful nonetheless ♥

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  113. So, happy that you had a fantastic birthday! How wonderful to be able to spend it in such a fun city, surrounded by fun people. I never minded turning 30, I saw it as a huge blessing. Enjoy yourself!

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  114. Happy Belated Birthday, Louise! Wishing you all the health, happiness and luck in the coming years~ ♥ Just watched your birthday vlog, so glad you had a good one!
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  115. Happy birthday Louise!!! Keep on glittering, you are amazing. We love you so much!!!

    Rachel x
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  116. Such lovely photos. Your NY vlogs are the best, you're such a wonderful person!

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  117. Such lovely photos. Your NY vlogs are the best, you're such a wonderful person!

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  118. I'm happy you feel confident in sharing your age (and there's nothing wrong with being 30!) ;)

    Happy belated birthday - I'm craving that cake! xx

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  119. Thanks for this post! I'm turning 30 in less than a month and have been dreading it, as I too will not be spending my birthday as I had planned. But your post is inspiring me to keep positive and focus all the good I do have. Happy Birthday and thank you!

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  120. I love how content you've become with yourself, and although I'm only half your age, I look up to you because of everything you do.

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  121. Age is only a number, it shouldn't define your happiness. It's funny what curve balls life can throw and how things aren't always how you imagined but I truly believe everything happens for a reason!x

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  122. That's right, life doesn't always follow our plans but this usually means something even more amazing is on its way :) Happy birthday Louise :)

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  123. Happy 30th birthday Louise!! I'm a firm believer of "If it's meant to be, it's meant to be" :)

    Charlie x

    daintybride1.blogspot.com

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  124. I'm turning 30 in 6 days time.. the only thing that scares me is the fact that I'm not 30 in my head and maybe I should start growing up.. just a little? :-s
    Happy Belated Birthday!
    x

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  126. Silly us, indeed! While I didn't have an amazing 30th party like this (actually, I didn't have much of one at all... *shrug*), I did have the same feelings about it. But I'm 4 years in and still feeling like a goofy teenager in my head some days. It's a weird place of still feeling young and silly but having the life experience to know when to be goofy or be serious. I kind of like it. And I know what you mean about the imagined 30. I thought I'd be married with a couple of kids by now. But you can't tell life what to be sometimes. Have a wonderful 30 (and 30s themselves!), Louise!

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  127. Sounds like you had a happy birthday and that you have done incredible things in your 30 years!

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  128. Girl you'd never know you were 30 - but so glad to hear you had a great day, I loved watching the vlog of your day!

    Cass | CassandraMyee

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  129. Lovely collage of photos, hope you had a fab birthday! :)


    VioletDaffodils
    xx

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  130. Happy (belated) Birthday!
    Age is but a number ;)
    xoxo,
    Soni
    www.youtube.com/user/sonibear97
    www.sonibear97.blogspot.com

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  131. I was just the same going up to my 30,s. Now I'm heading dare I say it for my 50s. My big life plan is to grow old DISGRACEFULLY!. What could be better, ... Maybe add a sprinkle of glitter ?!. Hugs to you girl for adding such joy & wisdom to the world. Xx

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