On Saturday, we had a very special three-in-one birthday party!
Michael turned five, Jack turned three, and Gabe is one!
Technically, Michael's birthday is tomorrow, Jack's on Wednesday, and Gabe's was a month ago but we wanted to throw a special, welcome back to the USA party, and celebrate with all of our friends and family!
We had almost 40 merry-makers come to celebrate and the boys (and I hope the guests!) had a wonderful time!
Enjoy the pictures below!
|putting together invites|
|making pendant banners|
|adding the stamped denim|
|i enlisted some help for some painting|
|sweet one-year-old's handprint flag tee|
|more pendant prep|
|michael has been waiting ages to be 5 years old because then "he gets GUM!" so i had to make him a very special painted wooden box, just to keep his precious gum safe ;)|
|the night before the party, we celebrated with g-ma and poppy!|
|and the morning of, we opened nanny, paw paw, and gaumy's presents!|
|we always do m&m pancakes with candles on the birthday morning|
|it's a tradition that on each 1st birthday, the boys get a giant stuffed animal. gabe's was a longhorn since this is our only child (so far!) born in Texas! a true Texan!|
|a kids' camera!|
|a huge dumptruck|
|the first soccer game of the season was that morning as well|
|mike was the coach!|
|alex came to visit!|
|handsome boys :)|
|making the surprise-inside cake!|
|michael, gaumy, and i|
|maw maw and her third great-grandson!|
|wrestling with uncle day day|
|g-ma and jack jack|
|possibly the ugliest cake i've ever done. but he didn't care!|
|it worked! usa flag inside!|
|it ended up being a beautiful evening!|
|maw maw with all three great-grandbabies!|
It was a little crazy of course with all our friends and family but we wouldn't have it any other way!
Can't wait for next year!