I’m so thankful for the opportunity to spend a fun day with my family. We just had a simple BBQ in the backyard and the boys spent all day in the pool. Uncle Jon joined us for dinner after dropping his family off at the airport. Simple pleasures in life should never be taken for granted. I’m so grateful for the many men and women who have served our great country over the years, many of them making the ultimate sacrifice. Because of them, we can enjoy simple summer days with our families.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Today was Logan’s 5th grade promotion. What a fun experience for all of the kids! They had the entire school line up outside their classrooms and give all the 5th graders high fives when they walked by. I got a little teary eyed when they started playing the graduation music. I’m going to be a wreck by the time he gets to high school! I’m so proud of everything Logan has accomplished while he’s been at Ocotillo Ridge. He’s made lasting friendships and had wonderful opportunities. Onward and upward to bigger and better things!
All of our wonderful 5th grade teachers and our principal Mrs. Holt.
Logan was asked to help lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance with a few other boys.
All 147 kids got to walk across the stage and receive their promotion certificate and a hug from their teacher.
Mrs. Baese and her “boys”.
Congratulations Logan! We are so proud!
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Unfortunately our entire family (except Greyson thank goodness) was sick with a stomach bug on London’s actual birthday. We shifted our schedules around and celebrated the following day. London had our traditional confetti pancakes for breakfast after he opened his presents of course! The birthday boy gets to pick the restaurant for dinner so we were off to Peter Piper Pizza later that night for dinner. Happy Birthday buddy…I can’t believe you are 5!
For London’s party this year he wanted to have a pirate theme. We had a pirate party for Carson when he turned 5 also, and it was fun to do it again. Luckily I had saved all of my pirate “stuff” so it was pretty inexpensive to pull off.
I had so much fun decorating for this party!
If you were brave enough to enter, your first stop was dressing up like a pirate. We had hats, eye patches, mustaches, tattoos, swords, and everyone learned their “pirate name”. London was Matey Sparrow!
After our pirates were ready we played the “pin the eye patch on the pirate”. I think we had a lot of peekers!
Up next our brave pirates had to “walk the plank”!
If they survived the plank they were able to dig for buried treasure!
Our pirates worked up quite an appetite!
My “treasure chest” cake didn’t turn out quite like the pinterest picture. Ha!
I think it’s so cute how all the kids are so excited to give their present to London. He barely had space to open them…everyone wanted a peek!
Thanks friends for helping London celebrate!