Thursday, March 11, 2010

Birthday Fun

Last night we celebrated Melanie's 27th birthday ! What a joy she is to us. Not only is she kind and sweet, but she is my good friend and the most fantastic mother I have ever met.
A favorite meal, cake, ice cream and of course presents and the laughter of both family and friends. Papa, has not lost his golden touch and calmed a fussy baby in no time at all. He is a natural with children of all ages, but pretty much a miracle worker with tiny babies. I suppose they sense his calm and gentle nature.
Family and friends around the table
Melanie blowing out the candles
Cake and Ice cream topped with a mountain of whipped cream, of course this was more than Melanie could eat but it was fun for her to make her Birthday Mountain.
Elizabeth waiting for birthday cake
Emery and Yen, treasured moments


Jean said...

One of the dearest joys is to see a family in celebration together.

Happy Birthday to Melanie!

Lisa said...

Looks like a fun birthday celebration! Happy Birthday Melanie!

How is Priscilla feeling? When is she due? The cousins are going to have so much fun growing up together. Lisa in NM

Marianna said...

Your Emery and my father have that same magic touch. My father has such a calm center that children just naturally respond to him...and animals as well. There were many times when I wished he was there when my children were little.

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