What a busy weekend I've had... but what a great weekend! Friday was my birthday, but it was also a garage sale prep day. Josh and Amy had a garage sale at their house on Saturday. So, I spent what seemed like all week cleaning out our closets and tagging it all. I didn't realize how much unused stuff we had! Unbelievable! So, since Friday night was going to be so busy, Brad decided to have a party for me on Saturday night. My brother, Chad, and I have birthdays 3 days apart, so Tennille (Chad's wife) asked if we could combine the birthday celebrations into one. So, that's what we did. Brad still cooked out hamburgers and they were YUMMY!!! Here are the kids enjoying their burgers...
Tennille and Chad brought the cookie cake!!
Then we opened our gifts while the kids played...
Amy made this frame for me and I love it!!!!
And then I got a BIG surprise!!
THIS was in that box!!!!! HOLY COW!!! Chad, Tennille, Josh, and Amy all went in with Brad to get me this new camera!!! It's so amazing!! I am still in shock!
Scarlett, Mallory, and Macy with Uncle Josh
(Mallory is SO thankful to finally have some little girls in the family!)
Scarlett loving on Mallory
My mom surprised all the girls with PRECIOUS ladybug pillowcase dresses.
Mallory LOVED hers!!
Tennille and Scarlett
Amy and Macy
Mallory and Nana
Here's Mallory in her new dress. They all wore them to church this morning! (And, this picture was taken with my new camera!! Pretty good, huh?!)
I had to try out the camera in all lighting so, here's one in Jack's room while he was asleep. :-)
Isn't this rose gorgeous?!?! It's in my backyard!!!
Here are our knock-out roses. If anyone has any suggestions for what else to put in this area, I'd love to hear them! We had azaleas, but they got too much sun. :-(
I think I need something decorative, too. Suggestions?!?!?
Mallory playing in the backyard.
I found this cross plate at Tuesday Morning and decided I had to have it! Isn't it fun to have birthday money to spend?!?!? I'm not sure if it's staying here on the fireplace or not. I'll take some more pictures once I have it settled.
I hope you had a great weekend, too!