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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Kaden's First Birthday





Yes, I know it has been a week since I have blogged...Shame on me. But I have been so busy that time just got away from me!!! That this past Saturday was my great-nephews first birthday! His Mom and Dad (my nephew & his wife) decided that they wanted to have his Birthday party at my house. They said it was because my house was bigger than theirs. I think it was cause they wanted me to help clean up the mess!!! LOL Anyway, my Saturday started out with the phone ringing off the hook. That is both phones!!!! Seems that they waited untill the last minute to get everything together. Lord will these young chaps in their twenties never learn????

About 2 hours before the party was to start the rain started coming down. :-( And of course here came Josh & Lauren with the stuff for the party. Now they had forgot some items. You know the goodies for the treat bags that the little kids get for attending the party, etc. So off to the store I go to finish getting these things. Next it was my cell phone ringing asking me to pick up some bags of ice! Well I asked them was there anything else they forgot! LOL To which they replied "NO!" Whew, thank goodness. I finally got home with just 45 minutes to spare. Now I needed to get ready myself for this party!

Needless to say everyone started showing up and the rain still kept coming down. But hey, I do have a pretty good size house to hold them all in! So inside we all were. Now the men were out in the garage doing the cooking on the grill. The kids were ...well being kids! :-) Let me just say a great time was had by all. The food was tasty, and the best part was the expressions on Kadens face at his cake and presents. More so over his love for his Sock Monkey!


By the way, the pictures towards the end are of Kaden, his Dad Josh, his Uncle Nathan, and his cousin Kaydence. Who happens to be just 4 months younger than him! And can you believe they weigh exactly the same? Plus there is one of Sugar in there with them too with her cast on. Which by the way we got the cast off of her leg yesterday!!!!!! WOO HOO........

Here is to my great-nephew's first birthday and for many more to come. Hope you all enjoy the slide show!

8 comments:

Anne said...

Aw it looked like everyone was having a grand time! Happy birthday to Kayden! I like how you did that picture slide show. That was neat. I liked that Thomas the train cake. That was so cute. I can tell Kayden liked his sock monkey.

Nana Net said...

Yes he did. My grandson Carson will have a fit when he sees it!! Thinking I have got to go find one for him now! LOL

Dawnie said...

looks like a fun party,,,i bet your right in the clean up idea! lol

That cake is beyond adorable, I've never seen one like that.

Charli and me said...

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Jeanne said...

Oh what wonderful pictures!! It makes me feel close to everybody! I really do miss all of ya'll so stinkin much. Thanks for this post! You're such a good Great Aunt! :) We love and miss you ever so much! Jake was crazy about that Thomas the Train cake, OH MY!

Suldog said...

Happy Birthday to Kaden! Great cake, by the way. Wish I had a slice of it right now :-)

Jeanne said...

Hello....are you still there???

Anne said...

Happy Easter!