Monday, April 20, 2015

Weekend Wrap-Up: All the Birthdays Edition

 I'm starting my weekend wrap-up a little early and talking about Thursday morning when we got up early to open presents and eat donuts with the Birthday Boy!




I think his presents were a hit :)


and Thursday morning GG was looking adorable (as always) :)


Friday morning the birthday girl was up EARLY EARLY and did NOT want to be put down (she's getting her last couple of teeth - boo!), so I went showerless and comfy in this super cute top (that's on MAJOR sale!)


Speaking of super cute, Luke had Zoo Day at school on Friday and he chose to wear the lion costume :)  Go big, or go home!!!

Sidenote: Luke is WAAAAAAAY bigger now than he was the last time he wore this costume when we were the Wizard of Oz for Halloween!




Apparently Griffin was channeling her "inner Elsa" at Miss Lisa's house, because when Dave texted me these pics that is IMMEDIATELY what I thought of :)









I was so excited that before I had to start proctoring testing, I was able to sneak outside for a few minutes and see the Kindergarten Zoo Day parade.





Luke didn't "break character" a single time. hahaha




Friday after school I came home to set up for Sir Mason's Knightly Birthday Party. 
We had so much fun celebrating our sweet boy and I'll share all the details on Wednesday.


After Mason's party, my parents came over and gave Griffin her birthday gifts...


She loooooves books and whenever she gets a new one, she HAS to read it right away. :)


My parents gave her a singing Elsa doll and she was ECSTATIC!!!



Saturday morning we met some of the cutest girls I know at a local bakery to celebrate G's birthday (I'll share details on Thursday!) and we had so so so much fun!!!



We spent the rest of the afternoon folding laundry, cleaning up around the house and then we stopped by Anna Grace's house to see her before she headed to prom!  Anna Grace had some AWESOME CHOICES for her prom dress, and after y'all casted your votes she chose the short option.  She couldn't have looked more beautiful!!!






Mason quote of the day: "Mommy, Anna Grace was the prettiest prom girl EVER!" 


And speaking of Prom.... how great do Andy and his date look?!?!?!  I helped Andy make the sign asking Hannah to prom (they've been in school together since PreK!) and I still can't believe these two are graduating!


Anna Grace headed off to Prom and we headed off to Home Depot.  #glamorous


Saturday night we broke out Griffin's birthday presents and called it an early night.  


Sunday morning we had a little dance party before heading to church :)








and then this happened in the afternoon...
#hefeelstheneed  #theneedforspeed


Sunday evening we wrapped up our birthday festivities with a "Family Fiesta!"

Since the kids all had separate birthday parties and I didn't want to have our family feel obligated to attend three different events, we had our family over to celebrate all three birthdays at once.  

My awesome friend Hilary understands the importance of dressing "on theme" and sent G the most adorable dress EVER to wear!!!



She's ready to PARTY!



hahaha  I have no idea what this face is about, but I can assure you he was OVER THE MOON about his presents.  I think he may have cried tears of joy. :)



After presents, we consumed massive amounts of mexican food (I made beef and chicken enchiladas).


And the highlight of the evening was definitely singing Happy Birthday :)










We've had THE BEST time celebrating these three!  Birthday month is CA-RAZY, but so much fun!

Tomorrow is Show and Tell Tuesday where we're sharing "What's In A Name" and talking about how we picked our kids, pets, etc. names. and/or how you were given your name.

Happy Monday, friends!!!

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    1. Amen, sister!!! I went to bed early (i.e. before 11 p.m.) last night and am feeling REFRESHED! hahaha

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  2. I'm exhausted for you! I love that Luke WENT BIG with his costume..and that he was fully committed. So cute! Griffin as Elsa? Hysterical and oh so cute! Mason doing his best Tom Cruise? Hysterical!

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    1. It's such a shame that my children are lacking in personality, isn't it?? :) hahaha

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  3. Oh my goodness! What a fun filled weekend you had! Thanks to you, my kiddos had a great weekend too! Smith loved Mason's party and the girls can't stop talking about Griffin's!! So much fun!!

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    1. YAY!!! So glad to have the Shulls included in our birthday festivities :)

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  4. I love Luke's lion costume!! And, Griffin with her ELSA posing--totally fabulous!!

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    1. No one instructed her to be Elsa... but that's DEFINITELY what it looks like to me ;)

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  5. Oh my gosh you must be exhausted from celebrating--so much fun!!! Griffin has the very best joyful facial expressions! My daughter also has the Sandra Boynton Doggies book and I have a lot of fun reading it to her as I really get into character as I make the various barking noises. Apparently TOO in character as my doggie invariably begins joining in with her barks as well!!! Maybe Jack Bauer will want to read along as well? ;)

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    1. We should TOTALLY get Jack Bauer to read with us! And yes - it was a lot of celebrating in a few short days :)

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  6. There is nothing better than a weekend filled with fun parties and family time!! It looks like they had a blast at their parties!

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    1. Nothing better! They all had a great time :)

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  7. What a fun weekend celebrating birthdays

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  8. Seriously, Griffin's expressions just make my day. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. hahaha. You're so welcome! She cracks us up :)

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  9. Griffin's faces!!!!!

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  10. Seriously, you should win an award for this weekend. Hahaha. Loved this post and can't wait to read all the details of the parties! Happy Monday!

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    1. YAY! Details will be up tomorrow and Thursday! :)

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  11. My favorite is all three of them together with their cake and candles and everyone singing Happy Birthday! GG's face is precious! She's so excited! I bet you need a break after all that celebrating!

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    1. I love those pics too! And I don't think I need another cupcake until next April :)

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  12. Oh man, that is too much fun! Sounds like a good weekend to me :)

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  13. That's a lot of celebration in one weekend. You need to go to work to rest up! Haha

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    1. Right???? Thankfully it's an "easy" week for me in the classroom - so that helps :)

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  14. Love the dance party!!!! Can't wait for birthday recaps. :)

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    1. There's always time for a dance party, right??? :)

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  15. Praise Jesus for tomorrow's post! Our baby boy remains nameless! Please bring on all of the adorable and unique boy names before I lose my mind and the hubby names him Hank. All I can think of is Hank the Cowdog. #bless

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  16. Boy you do have a busy birthday month! How sweet they are though celebrating together. Are you so ready for summer? I am :)

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    1. I am TOTALLY ready for summer! And funny thing is my parents have back to back birthdays this Friday and Saturday.. I see more celebrating in our future!!!

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  17. Happy birthday to all of your kiddos! Looks like a great weekend FILLED with many blessings! :)

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  18. What fun!! I can't wait to see all the birthday details. You sure know how to do a party! ;) The pictures of the three of them with their birthday cake while everyone sang happy birthday were my most favorite. You could see it all over their faces - they know they are loved. Have a blessed week!!!

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    1. Awwwww! I loved those pics too :) I hope the parties tomorrow and Thursday live up to your expectations! hahaha

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  19. Sounds like you had a wonderful, busy weekend! Love the dance party pictures:)

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  20. OMG - you always have so much going on that I really don't know how you do it all. It's always fun stuff, though! Just have to say... your kids are so cute, and I especially love those pictures of Griffin channeling her inner Elsa. Those are great!

    By the way, how on earth did you have time to cook those delicious looking enchiladas?

    Hope you have a great week!

    "The Busy Brunette"
    http://thebusybrunette.blogspot.com/

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    1. Maybe I'm just used to being busy??? I made the enchiladas Sunday after church and then just popped them in about 45 minutes before everyone got there. I'll probably share the recipes for Recipe Club next week!

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  21. If I had any doubt before, I do not now. You are super mom!! Happy birthday to your entire family!!! And, now, of course we need the enchilada recipe!!

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    1. Oh goodness! So sweet :) I think I"ll probably share them for Recipe Club next week!

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  22. Seriously could your kids be any cuter? Looks like so much fun, and your son is awesome for rocking his lion costume. Winks and Eyerolls

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    1. Awwwww! Thank you!!! And yes... he LOVED that lion costume!

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  23. This entire post is pure joy and happiness!

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  24. Happy Birthday to those three cuties! You should def take the counter cupcake picture each year! SO cute!

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    1. I LOVE that idea!!! Remind me next year, k? :)

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