Friday, May 3, 2013


Kayla turned 6 today, which she informed me this morning is half way to 12!
 I told her to never say something like that again.  Talk about a way to break a moms heart ;)
The last two weeks have been out of control crazy around here and there is no slowing down in sight. 
We have an entire weekend of Birthday celebrations planned.
I still have lots of shopping to get done which I had planned on doing as soon as I dropped off the birthday girl at school.
Except as I packed up her birthday cookies, juice boxes and napkins for her to share with her class she mentioned how she couldn't wait for me to come pass out the cookies to all her friends and watch them sing to her.
Ummmmm what?
When I tried to explain to her that I have a lot of places I need to go to get ready for her parties she pulled the "but all the other moms come and pass out the snacks for their kids birthdays!"
Would have been nice to know about this earlier, good thing I actually showered and got ready this morning so I looked presentable when I went into her class.

At school they sang Happy Birthday and then she got 6 birthday spankings from her teacher.

Here's the birthday girl with a few of her friends

When it came time to pick her up daddy surprised her with some flowers and then brought her home.
Here is her face full of excitement when she came in and saw her presents waiting for her

I know it looks a bit ridiculous but I swear most of those are books!
She loves science and reading so she got lots of books on dinosaurs and the earth.

of course the mini pinata full of candy was a hit!

sweet thank you's to her baby sister

The shopping and cupcake baking for party #1 did eventually get done but the most important thing of the day is that this 6 year old had a great birthday!


WhiteWhispers2u said...

Happy Birthday Miss Kayla! Enjoy your weekend.Before you know it they will be 20 the time flies.......:(

Kelli said...

Such cute pictures. Juliana will be 6 in July and it is making me sad.
I love the mini piñata idea. I may do that with each of the kids for their birthdays.
Have a fun weekend :)

Cyn said...

How fun! I love the gift ideas. Happy Birthday to your beautiful 6 year old!

Becca said...

I love the picture of her with her friends. What cuties! Excited to celebrate today!

Sarah said...

But all the other moms do it....I hate hearing that one! Gets me every time. :-) Looks like she had a great birthday! My son turns 7 this week and has a field trip on his birthday so I offered to take the day off of work and chaperone. Now trying to figure out what to bring for a day long trip to a nature center for a birthday treat since the ice cream party is obviously out of the question!

simply bev said...

Very adorable! Looks like a perfect birthday for your little girl!

Kerry said...

Happy 6th Birthday to your beautiful little girl!! Cute pictures Shannon, looks like she had an awesome day :)

Colleen said...

she is such a happy girl! love it. glad you made it in for the celebration. also, I can't believe she mentioned it was almost halfway to 12!!!