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No, I didn’t just have a birthday, my sister Angie did. Actually, her birthday is today! My sisters are my best friends, and it’s nice to be able to do something nice for them when I can. Angie watches my girls for a few hours on the days when Ethan has preschool so I can get some writing done for SmartMomPicks.com and SmartMomStyle.com…without her helping me out, I seriously don’t know how I would get anything done. So when I got the chance to Serve her, I thought it would be a great way to celebrate her birthday! Have I lost you yet? Still can’t figure out what the hell I’m talking about? Let me explain…
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We went out and enjoyed a nice dinner. My brother-in-law paid for a round of drinks, and then Jason put a couple of appetizers on his credit card. We all ordered dinner. After dinner, my sister put their half of the bill on her credit card, and I put the rest on my Serve card. The next day she called me and said that they had money in their Serve accounts and asked where it came from. I explained that I had paid for their dinner and that I paid back their half of dinner via Serve so that they could use the money in their Serve accounts now that they knew how cool it was! It was a fun way to give my sister an unexpected gift! Happy Birthday, Ang!
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