Birthday Mandala: a great idea inspired by a close friend of Jennifer. 

There were homemade waffles + whipped cream, loads of beautiful handmade gifts, a dip in a cold clear water lake, a birthday mandala on the beach, her favorite cake and a great rock climbing film festival. Big smiles all around.

My baby girl is 10 and I've spotted my first *real* wrinkles this morning. Talk about a reality check.