Let's kick up our heels and make them happen with happiness. With style. With fun. With a bang! It takes just a little planning to help someone celebrate their own special day, but it will be remembered always! Do it! Even if it's just sending a card or making a phone call! It's still March and we born in March need to support each other. It's still feeling like a wet winter month here on the Oregon coast, and I know many others in the country are also feeling winter may not ever end. But a March birthday brings reason to make a party out of winter. My birthday was March 2, and I think I've been celebrating the whole month so far. I have other family members with March birthdays, too. My oldest sister, Sue, celebrated her birthday Friday. And our oldest grandchild, John Mark turned 5 last week.
I made up some party favor bags for the kids that included a set of water-color paints. The kids used those right at the pizza parlor! We all helped John Mark celebrate at a local pizza parlor on Saturday night. It was so much fun! He wanted a Thomas the Train party so Melissa made Thomas the Train cake! It was cute, and very yummy (homemade cake always is!).
After researching online the best toy for a 5 year old boy we ordered the "Stomp Rocket Junior Kit" (glows in the dark).
Afterr he opened it we tried it out right there in the pizza parlor. This was an immediate hit with the kids, I highly recommend it! Did I mention that parlor was wild and super busy that night? There were several other birthdays going on and our table was close to the door. Every time someone walked in with a present John Mark thought they were bringing them for him! It was cute!
A week ago Monday was sweet Amy Power's birthday! Her blog, InspireCo is the very first blog I ever read! And what an uncoming online publication do you think she's about to publish? Yes, birthday issue! Can't wait for the day she announces it's ready for viewing!
I think I'm about finished painting signs for Jessica's friend's wedding, this is the final "Thank You" sign:
I've run out of pre-painted old blue barn boards! Does anyone near me have any old boards like that--I'll take them off your hands, pick them up, too! Thanks!
Have a beautiful SPRING day! ~Heidi
(Linked to Between Naps on the Porch's Metamorphosis Monday)