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I KNOW this looks like a wedding dress but it’s actually my birthday!!!! Time flies you know? Every year I go with a color and this time I went with white because it signifies hope. Hope for a better year…every year 🙂 Work hard, have fun and enjoy every second. 

We had a lot of fun with this photo shoot. Although it is pretty difficult to shoot with balloons!! Oh and I gave away all my balloons to the little kids! Some of them were just so darn cute.


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  1. Linda Otiende
    July 14, 2015 / 1:06 pm

    Wow!This is so pretty..happy birthday

  2. Sasa Zoe
    July 14, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    Stunning, babe! Happy birthday:P XOShall We Sasa

  3. Monika Basiaga
    July 14, 2015 / 2:19 pm

    Wow! You look so, so beautiful! :)Happy B-day! :))By the way, I think this is perfect wedding dress. I love this outfit!

  4. Monika Sanguinetti
    July 14, 2015 / 2:59 pm

    Happy birthday! Where were the photos taken? Looks gorgeous

  5. Prarthana Gogoi
    July 14, 2015 / 3:00 pm

    WOW! Minimalism at it's best! So sophisticated With Love,Anna || Curly Scribbles

  6. Teresa Amaral
    July 14, 2015 / 3:04 pm

    Happy Birthday Jess! 🙂 I'm a blogger from Portugal and I have been following your blog for years but never commented (I'm sorry!) and I'm a huge fan of your looks, they are so inspiring! :)But today I just had to comment, because I had my birthday too, mine was July 12, and also did a post with ballons! :p (I will leave you the link if you wanna see it)You were absolutely stunning, as always! :)Keep up with the great work and I wish you all the best! <3lots of love from Portugal,Pretty Little Stories

  7. Andrea
    July 14, 2015 / 3:12 pm

    White looks so beautiful on you! Such an elegant dress, does look like a wedding dress but it's stunning for any occasion! Happy birthday!

  8. Aleksandra
    July 14, 2015 / 3:31 pm

    what a beautiful dress! I love white :)

  9. Janinafran
    July 14, 2015 / 3:33 pm

    You are absolutely stunning in this! This dress was seriously made for you!! Sending you the happiest birthday wishes <3 hope you have an amazing day and upcoming year :)XO Janina

  10. JoieMaris
    July 14, 2015 / 3:40 pm

    Oooh I love the look and the balloons! I knew you were a July baby! I read somewhere about July babies having a wicked fashion sense…

  11. Tynka.
    July 14, 2015 / 5:59 pm

    OMG, I'M IN LOVE! Best wishes, beatiul! :*ps. I remember red birthday post. (Love him, haha)

  12. Marsh Keurx
    July 14, 2015 / 6:55 pm

    Happy Birthday!! Have a wonderful day. You look stunning!Marsh

  13. Bianca Castro
    July 14, 2015 / 7:18 pm

    You look stunning! Well, you always do. And I love your tan. Happiest birthday! Xo,Bianca

  14. Anonymous
    July 14, 2015 / 8:05 pm

    Look at you with all those balloons. I know exactly how you feel… I miss my wings too

    July 14, 2015 / 9:28 pm

    So incredibly stunning! Happy Birthday love! hahaha oh my, I can't believe they mobbed you lol, that was really sweet of you to give away your balloons to them :)Love,KikueLOVEKiKUE

  16. Natassia
    July 14, 2015 / 9:34 pm

    Looking gorgeous in that white dress! :)Happy birthday.. hope you had a great day! :)YouTube | Blog: Geekette in High Heels | Instagram

  17. MsGigglesss
    July 14, 2015 / 11:45 pm

    Happy birthday! My birthday is also today 🙂 Lovely dress too.

  18. YT
    July 15, 2015 / 2:18 am

    It does look like a wedding dress and you look gorgeous in it! Happy birthday! :)

  19. Borislava Kirilova
    July 15, 2015 / 1:36 pm

    Happy birthday! You look great! Great pictures!Love from ViennaBorislava from http://www.colourclub.atGiveaway: 2 pairs of sunglasses! More is also up on the blog

  20. Karen J
    July 15, 2015 / 2:36 pm

    Hi Jessica!I, as a long time follower of your blog, Sikh American , and advocate for cultural competency, needed to express how this is construed as disrespectful. Our temples are beautiful places of worship with stunning architecture and I'm glad to see you appreciating this, however the context and manner in which you utilized this space is incongruent with the values of the culture. I believe that you, with your large outreach and readership, have a responsibility to properly research and understand different cultures as you choose places to conduct your photo shoots. The Bay Area is rich with diversity so coming across places influenced by different cultures is a privilege we should definitely take as a learning experience and treat with appropriate respect.I appreciate you taking the time to read this and mean no disrespect.Kindly, Karen

  21. Isa Machado
    July 15, 2015 / 8:22 pm

    You look fantastic dear! Love your dress! Happy birthday! :)Isa M., Tic Tac Living

  22. Jess
    July 16, 2015 / 12:19 am

    Dearest Karen,Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know! I am deeply sorry if I have offended or upset anyone and mean absolutely no disrespect! I appreciate all cultures and religion and will make sure to properly research my shooting locations in the future! xoxo

    • Karen J
      July 16, 2015 / 2:24 am

      I appreciate your response Jessica, thanks so much! -Karen

  23. mybeautrip
    July 16, 2015 / 2:49 pm

    you look amazing!

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