Wednesday, July 04, 2018

My 40th Birthday!

This was a big birthday for me! And I got a whole week of celebrating since some of the kids were sick. We'd planned to go to Waco for the weekend, but instead stayed home and moved our trip to the next weekend.

Went to mass on my birthday with my girls, while the sick boys stayed home.
Here we are in our floral dresses at BJ's restaurant for a birthday lunch with my parents


Loved this pic of a Costco visit during my bday week. 
Churros always make the little ones happy!

Steven's family has started a tradition where 
they mail the birthday celebrant a whole bunch of cards! So fun!

Flowers from Steven

Finally the next weekend we took a day trip to Waco,
two of the K girls came along!

Lunch was at a fun diner where kids meals were served in cars


Then we were off to the Cameron Park Zoo,
Starting in the gift store, as you do?








I failed to mention this day was FREEZING COLD
and most of us weren't really prepared.
We spent lots of time in the indoor exhibits!

A few pics from the big camera...





Then it was off to Magnolia Market for a little shopping 
and some delicious treats from the bakery!

















The next night I finally had my birthday dinner a week late, 
at the Black Walnut Cafe. A special evening with some wonderful ladies.

And my big gifts came a few weeks later...
A beautiful print of the Visitation from my dear friend Veronica...
and a diamond ring from Steven!
We had decided on just a gold band for our engagement, 
so this was a very special 40th birthday gift almost 17yrs later.

I was feeling very blessed for FORTY WONDERFUL YEARS!

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