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Monday, October 26, 2009

Days 23-25: Field trips and birthdays

This weekend was a lot of fun. On Friday, Cade went on his first field trip. I was excited that I was able to attend. We walked to the park as a group.
We observed nature.
The kids drew pictures of the ducks they saw on the lake.Then they were set free to play on the playground.
Unstoppable

Friday was my birthday, and it's also my Mom Webb's birthday! The kids and I went over to take her some cake and sing her happy birthday.
The birthday girls.
Kevin really surprised me this year. I just have to brag about him for a minute. Look at this! Can you tell what it is? It's a bouquet made out of tracings of the kids hands. In the middle of each flower is written a special thing the kids will do for me. The poem is so sweet. The flowers are stuck into Junior Mint dirt (one of my favorite candies). Oh, and the spatulas are just what I needed. My other ones rotted. Yes, they rotted. :)
I don't know if you can read the poem he wrote. Here it is:
Mommy dear we love you so
And think you are so sweet.
You are so nice and kind to us
And everyone you meet.
We wanted to say thank you
For everything you do.
And want to give you a helping hand
So this is what we'll do.
Just pull a flower from the vase
And tell us what it reads.
our little hands will jump to the task
To help you when you need.
So sweet. My birthday was a fun day! Later that night we went over to Nicki's house and rocked out to some Rock Band. I love Rock Band! On the way home Kevin gave me his other gifts which are a new iron and a new ironing board cover. I am so excited! I know, it's weird I'm getting excited about an iron. But a good iron makes such a difference in sewing and my old iron was pretty bad. It had a crack down it. And my ironing board cover is all stained and has a huge hole in it. So I was pretty happy! A big thanks to my friends and family who made it so special for me.

7 comments:

Julia M.

Happy Birthday! What a thoughtful husband you have. It looks like a gift that will keep on giving!

Hollie

Wow! Now that's a creative gift from the kids. Kudos to Kevin. Happy belated, Christie! Sounds like a good birthday to me!

the Picketts

i'm so glad you had a great birthday! That was VERY creative & sweet of Kevin! happy birthday:)!!

The MacMizzles

Way to go Kevin! He is so the bomb, and like I always say...those are lucky kids to have a mom like you. I celebrate your birth every year. You are one of the kindest and fairest people I know. Thanks for being a part of my life!

Field trips are the best! And Cade is darling.

j&jwebbfamily

What a creative husband. Happy birthday Christie!!

Jared and Nicole Haws Family

What a cute field trip...
Happy Birthday! Rock Band was a blast! Thanks for wanting to spend your special day with us! Your husband is so awesome, his cake was the bestest ever, and those gifts were really thoughtful. I'm glad you were spoiled- you deserve it!

Hay

That is too cool, I love that gift, and I love that he thought of it!! Love you and miss you guys....