Tuesday, February 28, 2012

February 25th

On Saturday, my eldest son turned 9!!! 
I am definitely not old enough to have a nine year old.

Happy Birthday John-Paul!
Nana and Gramps sent him a science kit, and he immediately set out to making green slime.  Boys!

Note to self: Just give Xander some wrapping paper on his first birthday:

Oh, and it was my birthday too. 
29 again.
Fourth year in a row.

We bought him this game, recomended by Sarah from Clover Lane:

We also got him a circuit board thingie majigie (sorry to get all technical with you!). 
You can see it here
It's actually really cool, and he LOVES it.  My little future engineer ;)

Eamon was super excited John-Paul got this present from Fr. Dave:

Here's when he opened Mousetrap from his godmother:

We had a big feast day with all his favorite foods - chocolate chip waffles, brunch (omelettes) with Fr. Jay, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, chocolate cake and chocolate ice cream with my parents and some of his cousins. 

I even managed to score a few birthday gifts, my favorite being this one, although nothing could ever top my 24th birthday gift which was the birth of John-Paul. 
I love you to the moon and back!


  1. Happy birthday, John Paul!
    And happy birthday, Colleen! You're right- you're certainly not old enough to have a 9 year old.

  2. It looks like a great day! And he looks so happy with all of his presents! And I know you are going to be happy with the Garmin.

  3. Awwww, you changed your header picture....love that sweet baby!!

    Happy birthday and God bless your sweet 9 year old--and you too!!

    (you ol'lady!)

  4. Happy Birthday to your big boy! They do grow up so fast. Zoom year after year.

    He got some really great gifts.

  5. Happy Birthday to you also. Hope you had a good one.

  6. Happy birthday, dear friend! Of course, we are both WAY too old for nine year olds. Ha! That cake looks so good. Would you invite me over next time??!! sheesh. I am craving chocolate like a crazy woman these days. Yummy.

    Any way, Happy bday to John Paul as well and I hope your day was very blessed.

    Belated Birthday hugs are coming your way!

  7. Happy 29th!!! It's a good thing you don't have to buy all those extra candles each year. You've had 29 in the cupboard for years now ;)

    But seriously - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

  8. Happy birthday to both of you!


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