Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Birthday Blessings

 There are several of our loves celebrating birthdays this week and in the coming weeks.  I thought we would give a shout out to them. We are blessed to have another year with you!

 Our Aunt Suzy is first up on the calendar. She is our grandmother's sister and a wonderful aunt, advocate, teacher and friend to all of us who are blessed to be in her clan. We had the pleasure of celebrating with her last year on her birthday. This picture is from that fun surprise party at the Clinton Library. We love you, Auntie!

It is the birthday season for aunts. Our mother's sister is celebrating a milestone year soon. Woo Hoo. We love TBEO, our Aunt Janet. She is always smiling and has such a positive spirit to share with everyone who comes in her path. What a blessing it is to call The Blue Eyed One our Aunt. Aunt J, I wish I could make you our special strawberry cake to celebrate :)

And who can forget an uncle as dear as this one. We love our Uncle Joe ("UJ"). He is married to our dad's sister, our Aunt Babs' better half.  I cannot imagine life without our animal cracker eating, Boots the dog loving, numbers crunching, wood working, unconditional loving uncle.  He is a rock for our crew and loves us girls like his very own.

What a blessing it was to see this perfectly precious girl born to our cousin Sarah. Grace Elizabeth is TBEO's first grandbaby too! She will celebrate 11 years soon and I know her talented mother has some creative and genius birthday idea on tap. She and Anna are great buddies and bring so much sweet and spice to the snips, snails and puppy dog tails in our group. We hope you have a "funtastic" year, Gracie!

 And I cannot forget this sweet and chubby tenderhearted baby...who is not a chubby baby anymore! Melissa's middle one, Grant is going to be 8. What a blessing to get to love her babies and watch them grow up to be such sweet and strong boys. Grant is one of Henry's most favorite people. He has the sweetest spirit...just like his mama!

If you are one of our loves and I happened to miss you in this post and you have a birthday in the coming weeks, it was not intentional. Shoot me a message and I'll find a picture of us and I'll add you to this celebration!!

Happy Birthday!!!
Abby (and Julie too!)