Well, it’s time for Ashby’s birthday post three. Hahahaha! Andrew and I have decided that having your birthday on a Saturday in the summer must be the best thing ever. Ashby had the BEST day!! If you missed her FROZEN SWIM PARTY pics, you can see those HERE. That was the birthday party she had with friends.
On Saturday morning, June 9, we woke up to Ashby’s birthday! The kids had slept in our room the night before, so we sang her happy birthday and then brought her out into the living room…
…I think Kensington was as excited about Ashby’s birthday as she was…
…the big reveal was a success! A flamingo for the win!
Ashby had requested sprinkle donuts for her birthday, so we stuck six candles in one and sang to her (again!).
I found sprinkle wrapping paper at Hobby Lobby to match the sprinkle donuts. 🙂 She opened presents and the day began!
This is six, friends!
Really, who needs a pool?
Ashby wanted to spend the day outside swimming before eating hibachi for dinner. #bestdayever
All she wanted for her birthday were mermaid Barbies that could swim with her. She was in HEAVEN. She played with these three for six hours straight. Why three? Because this mama knows how many sisters there are…and this way, Ashby could share.
The flamingo really is more fun in the water 🙂 .
I’m not sure there is a better combination than summer and ice cream!
Side note…where are the pictures of Andrew??? Ha! I clearly need to do a better job of capturing my partner in crime too!
We got out of the pool and cleaned up, so that we could head to dinner with…
…our family! We met our family at a hibachi place in town to keep the celebrating alive!
Three cheers for hibachi! Side note, that’s one of Cassie’s tops!! I love them SO MUCH!!
Ashby was super pumped about dinner!
Our littlest guest 🙂 .
Lovie and Kensington
Side note, Smith loves him some Monica 🙂 . That’s Catherine’s sister, and she’s a teacher, so she’s super fantastic with kids!
Every time there was a big fire on the table, this girl would hide behind me. Ha!
We ended dinner with another round of Happy Birthday (her third for the day!), presents and cupcakes! It was such a fun day!!
Last year, we were in Seattle for Ashby’s birthday (about to embark on our Alaskan Cruise) and the year before, we flew to Amsterdam on her birthday (for a Norwegian Cruise!), so this year, it was fun to be at home. We sure do love this girl so much!