Wednesday, April 1, 2009

BIRTHDAYS!!!

Daddy and daughter--the b'day duo!
(This was taken immediately upon AMS
opening her new iPod from her Daddy.)


Here are some of the highlights from our March b'days...
:)
JSS, COS and Mom took Dad out for a b'day breakfast
to start his special day out right.
JDS, AMS and Mom took Dad out for an afternoon 
on the town.  We rode the light rail to downtown, stopping
at this fabulous Mexican restaurant for lunch.
Most memorable moment?  The waiter stating to 
us in a low whisper that he was willing to serve
Abigail (who had not even turned 15 yet!) a margarita!
Next, we rode the light rail to the museum,
where we saw a traveling exhibit that Dad
has been wanting to see desperately for MONTHS!
It was FABULOUS!!!!
Great Aunt PJ was in cahoots with us, so
while the big kids and I were galavanting around town
with Dad, she was at the house with JSS & COS
making and fully decorating his cake for his
special b'day dinner that night!  He LOVED IT!
(top and bottom photos)

AMS hosted a big spend-the-night party for 
her closest friends, all of whom I promised not
to post photos of on my blog.  Sorry.
Here are their likenesses on cupcakes, though.
Can you guess which is AMS and which is COS?
While the girls were at home having AMS's party,
the guys went on a weekend camping trip with 
JSS's cub scout troop!  They had a STELLAR time
and Simon was glad to use that as an excuse to buy
more camping gear.  :)
The following weekend, on AMS's actual
birthdate, we had all the local family over that
could make it to celebrate both of them over dinner.
(Above, Amanda forms AMS's initials in tea lights for dinner decor.
Below, everyone squeezed around the table for a fried chicken dinner.)
JDS got to make AMS's b'day cake this year.
Needless to say, it was very artsy looking.
(It's a big deal in our family to have this honor.)

1 comment:

ame said...

LOVE the picture of AMS and SLS!!! Priceless and she looks gorgeous! Also - I like the handwritten birthday cake - how did they do that??? Love ya!