Finn is Four

September 13, 2018 in Birthdays, Finn - No Comments

Just like that, my baby turned four. He only had one wish for his birthday; a robot cake. I did my best to make his robot cake dreams come true, even though it meant scrambling at the last minute to find the right cake pan and cake supplies. Finn’s birthday…

Four Beaches, One Weekend

September 6, 2018 in Beach, Birthdays - No Comments

Troy surprised me over my birthday weekend with a night away in La Jolla. We walked around to watch the sea lions, set up our beach chairs at a grassy park overlooking the ocean, talked until sunset and ate at a delicious Italian restaurant. Apparently I can’t smile normally for…

Out of This World

April 20, 2018 in Birthdays, Crew, Parties - No Comments

Crew always manages to convince us to have a birthday celebration with friends. It’s hard to resist the level of persuasion and excitement he has about birthday parties. I didn’t mind too much this year because his idea was to gather at a new local park. All it required was…

Crew is Five

April 16, 2018 in Birthdays, Crew - No Comments

I know of no one who is as excited about holidays, especially birthdays, than Crew. His 5th birthday fell on a Sunday and he couldn’t wait to get through church and celebrate. He opened a few gifts and showed off the charts excitement for each one. We went to the…

Nash is Eight

February 3, 2018 in Birthdays, Nash - No Comments

We kept Nash’s eighth birthday simple because his baptism and after party were the next day. We were lucky to have both sets of grandparents in town for the event and we celebrated with dinner and cake. Eight things I love about Nash: He is a true middle child. He…

27 Rides in 10 Hours

December 14, 2017 in Birthdays, Blake, Disneyland - No Comments

Our very last Disney day before our annual passes expired deserves its own post because if you ask Blake, this was the best day of his life to this point. We set out early on our traditional birthday date and arrived at the park just before opening. I surprised him…