A List Maker's Life: Transformation

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Transformation

Last Thursday I could hardly imagine a celebration.  Yet, we have a very special 6 year old to celebrate.  
I pulled up my idea books, recipes.com, and my big girl smile in an effort to make this birthday just as special for our Gavin as the five before. 

{Transformers Party}

It was actually completely enjoyable to put my energy into a party.  Even more delightful, all the joy we saw in our big G as his grandparents, aunts, uncles, and siblings focused on him.
{Hot Wheels Party}

We had a delicious pizza party with The Papa, chocolate cheese{cup}cakes per request, presents on a new patio, balloons & streamers, new toys to construct, and happy times with our family.  I even put the finishing touches on the Beach Bear birthday treats Gavin will share at school tomorrow.
{Kindergarten Birthday Treat}

This birthday was just the transformation we needed to lift our spirits and put today back into perspective.

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11 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Big G!!
    Katie, so glad you were given a bright spot to focus on during this time in your journey.
    I think maternal (and paternal!) insticts are such a gift from God...it gives us the ability to give love to all of our children, at the same time!

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  2. Happy Birthday to Gavin! Looking forward to seeing you guys on Tuesday! :)

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  3. Hey. I think this is very beautiful. (crying for you). :-) Hang in there! P.S. I switched blogs from SpotOnYourPants.

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  4. Happy Birthday to your sweet son!!!! Praise the Lord for fun times with family!!!!

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  5. That is so great that you guys had a wonderful party for him. It is good for you too.

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  6. Happy birthday, Gavin! Those little beach bear treats are darling!

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  7. Happy #6 to Gavin! I am glad you found something to lift your spirits and take your mind off the bigger issues for a time.

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  8. Happy 6th Birthday to Gavin!

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  9. Those kindergarten cupcakes are so cute!! What a neat idea!! Glad you found the strength thru Him to make the birthday super special!!

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  10. It looks like everyone had a blast :) Thank you for paying a visit to my cardboard cake post Katie and I'm glad you liked it. :)

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  11. Okay, those Beach Bear cupcakes are way too cute...and those chocolate ones look way too yummy. Thinking we may be doing some baking this weekend for sure! :)

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