Joint family birthday parties

We had joint family Birthday parties for Emma and Cash on Saturday, December 13th at Chuck E. Cheese.  Cash loves Chuck E Cheese so we knew that would be an easy, fun time.  

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Cash loved playing all of the fun games… especially with Daddy!

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The big kids loved this new maze/fun house.  They even talked Nana into going in it with them- she had no idea what she was getting herself into!  What a fun Nana. :)

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Time to eat pizza…

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This red chair from Judy and Ron and Christi was quite a hit.  Now Cash has his own big chair for his room! 

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We sang Happy Birthday twice… once for Cash and once for Emma!
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More gifts!
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Emma got this awesome duffel bag from Aunt Judy and Ron and Christi.  It is from Pottery Barn Teen!



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Monster bowling… Cash loves this toy!

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Emma is so into dogs right now… she had a fit over this stuffed dog from Nana!IMG 0648


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We had an awesome evening celebrating our big 8 year old and little 2 year old! IMG 0652


Emma’s 8th Birthday Party

Emma was very excited to have a roller skating birthday party with her friends. We had her party on Friday, December 12th just a little before the madness of Christmas festivities! 

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Emma with her BFF Aubrey (and Daddy photobomb)

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Getting on the rink… several of these pictures are blurry…

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Cash loved watching the big kids roller skate!

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Aubrey Lynn skating!

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Pizza time…

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Happy Birthday to Emma!

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This was such a sweet moment… Cash and Nana being silly eating their cupcakes!

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Opening gifts… Emma was so blessed by so many nice gifts from friends and family!


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At the very end of the party they had the kids go out on the roller skating rink with their shoes on to dance to a few songs- I think that was Emma’s favorite part!

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Cash turns 2 years old!

Cash turned 2 years old on December 11th!  I really can NOT believe how time has flown.  

Cash is something special, he truly is.  Almost nightly while lying bed I turn to Robin and say, “Don’t you just love Cash?  Can we keep him?”  He always answers yes and yes. :)

Cash is so funny, he keeps us laughing on a daily basis.  He is also a MESS!  He has no fear and is quite a risk taker.  I really have to watch him like a hawk.  He loves Emma and Foster so much and he tries to do everything they do.  He goes to Mother’s Day Out two days/week but the rest of the week he and I hang out together! 

His birthday was fairly low key this year.  Unfortunately he got croup the day before he Birthday so we spent his actual Birthday at home dosing up on Motrin, fluids, and sitting by a humidifier.  Despite being sick he was still so HAPPY!

Here is a pic of Cash at the Dr’s office the day before his Birthday.  He had to get a Racemic Epinephrine breathing treatment. It helped almost immediately. 

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Here are Cash’s 2 year pics!  I just love his dimples. 

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This picture was taken the morning of his Birthday.  Emma and Foster insisted that we wake him up for them to say Happy Birthday to him before they left for school.  This picture is so dark but I still love it. 

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I can’t talk about Cash’s “Birth”day without reflecting on his “birth.”  This guy came into this world with a bang and hasn’t stopped every since…

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