Friday, June 5, 2009

A birthday and just BECAUSE gifts!

On Tuesday my baby, my sweet first born, joy of my life had a birthday... 16... Wasn't it only yesterday he was born? On his first birthday Papa and Grandma bought him his first set of wheels a mini van none the less! He loved his van, spent hours in his van....



Here he is now {yes, we STILL have the mini van}

Only now, he drives my SUV and his dads truck....
{sniff, sniff}



As for gifts just because, Em stopped by with gifts, of course Chris was given a birthday gift, but I was given the SUPER juicy, strawberry needle holder she made!
Inside


... and I WON her dollar store challenge, this awesome nest was also delivered!
Thanks Em!



15 comments:

funky bag freak said...

Sweet! Happy Birthday and congrats Jen!

Roxanne said...

That van picture with Chris as a baby is adorable!! I don't think I've seen baby pictures of him before!

Julie said...

I love the before and after pictures. It's amazing how FAST they grow up! Have a great weekend...Julie

Tangee said...

Happy Birthday to your guy! Congrats on the prize!

Mark said...

My goodness!! Our babies sure are growing up fast...only 2 weeks apart! Happy Birthday Chris!!
Great "extra" gifts, too. I think the moms should all get gifts and children's birthdays...after all, they chose to give birth to us, right? Enjoy the day.
~TinaW

Mark said...

I meant to say ON children's birthdays! Oops!
~TinaW

Elise said...

Love all your goodies!! That needle case is amazing!!
Happy Birthday, Chris!! That van looks like it did 16 years ago.
Elise

The Smith's said...

Oh I know all too well how that feels to have your son grow up like that. My first born is 17 and just enlisted in the Marines and will ship out next June. :( How can I be so sad and proud at the same time??? I dont know but I am! Your son is a handsome guy!! I love the comparison on the mini van too cute

Ruth said...

My first born will be turning 16 this month, too. It's hard to believe.
Love the goodies you won.

I hope your son had a great birthday.
Ruth

Denise said...

Happy birthday to you and Chris. :) Cute pictures of your baby. It seems like that's what he was not that long ago. Hope your family has a nice time celebrating.

jenjen said...

Happy birthday to your cute son. Mine is 15 - will be 16 in February. Isn't it amazing how fast the time has flown??? I LOVE those pictures with the little truck. That is so cute!

XOOX
Jen

sherri said...

Yes, you did take good care of that van! Still looks new! Happy Birthday Chris!

Em @ Bunch of Scrap said...

You are very welcome... although I am still perfecting my skills in the sewing area... I'll make you another one when I get better :) Happy Birthday Chris!! I can't believe he was like 8 when I met you guys!

Cheryl B. said...

My first born is now 26. And this past Thursday, his wife gave birth to our first grandchild (I mentioned she was coming last week ;-}) and it's a GIRL :-}
Happy Birthday to both you and your son!!!

Kathy said...

Happy Happy birthday to your young man!! I love that he posed with the car for you. Good boy.