Tuesday, November 30, 2010

A very special happy 26th birthday

to my beautiful, sharp, talented, standup, witty, lucky, brilliant, impish, firecracker of a sister, Kate!

my college graduation/her high school graduation
photo by our stepmama, Amy Hutsell Kiefer

 She wrote a children's book!

she drinks old lady cocktails

she had the most beautiful wedding

and she married a pretty terrific guy
(also, she has amazing hair)

they are parents to a very big dog!
photo by my brother-in-law, Andrew Lee

and sometimes on New Years Eve, we are shimmery sisters

this is the Katest of all Kate looks

and this is the second Katest look

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATE!  I love you!

28 comments:

Diana Mieczan said...

Those are such a sweet photos and Happy Birthday to your sister
Kisses, my dear

shelly said...

ahhh i love these pictures! happy birthday to your beautiful sister :)

Kate Kiefer said...

thanks claire : )

heather yalin said...

Awww, what a beautiful post! I love her katest looks! I want you to snap some photos of me and identify my heatherest looks :)

That picture of you two being shimmery sisters on NYE is LOVELY!

Happy birthday, Kate!!!

Krystal said...

she's so pretty, happy birthday to her!

bklyn76 said...

happy birthday kate! so fancy so young! i think that last pic looks like you, claire!

p.s. where do i get a copy of her book?

Jude said...

Aw, sooo sweet! Happy Happy Birthday to her! Love the pictures here :)

Pat said...

How sweet, Claire! What an amazing post!

Micaela said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATE!!! this was the cutest post :)

sisters are the best aren't they? even when they aren't lol ha you know what i mean!

hope you have a lovely 26th! xoxo

erin elder said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful sister!! This was such a darling post, it makes me wish i had a sister to have such a wonderful bond with.

beautiful pictures too!!

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

Happy Birthday to your sister!

Holly said...

aw, sister luv!

ps. sea salt caramel brownies??? youre killing me!!!!! next on my list. done.

Diana Mieczan said...

Claire, I think its one of the OPI collection colours or this one http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P267307&categoryId=RVP

Im not totally sure but as soon as I try it out, I will let you know:)
Kisses

jeanette from everton terrace said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful and obviously talented sister (children's book wow).

Tracy-Girl @ Then I Got To Thinking said...

Happy Birthday to your adorable sister!! (Childrens book... so cool!)

Gudrun and Iris said...

beautiful! i love the wedding pic and the dog pic the most :) so nice

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this free bird said...

YAY!! Happy Birthday Kate! Any girl who drinks old lady cocktails - and is your sister - is a friend o' mine!

xo,
C

Katie said...

Very sweet post!

Kara said...

Hahaha what a funny and sweet post. She's a beauty fo sho! Happy birthday!

P.S. Which old lady cocktail? Chances are, I drink it too.

Phoenix Peacock said...

what a cute post. YAY for birthdays !!!

and a childrens book - that is way too cool

Betsey said...

aw, this is adorable!!

Rachel at The Inspired House.org said...

"She drinks old lady cocktails" HAHA I love this! :) Such a cute blog!

Brunch at Saks said...

Happy birthday to your gorgeous sister! xoxo

bananas. said...

her solo portraits are fab! they almost look vintage as if she were someone's mom back in the 70's. please take that as a compliment b/c it totally is. she's gorg! happy birthday to your sister.

Faiza said...

happiest birthday kate who makes my friend claire smile so tall!

Olya Nikol Pishcheva said...

Thank you for the comment, lady!:)
And happy birthday to your sister!

ag. said...

You ladies are beautiful! Happy birthday to Kate! Sounds like you've got a pretty special sister...this post makes me smile!

starnes family said...

1. She is precious.

2. You are, too.

3. I'm slightly annoyed (but mostly jealous of) the fabulous photography all gathered up into this one post.

4. Happy birthday, Kate!