September 25, 2013
Almost a month ago, we spent a lovely evening celebrating Rebecca’s birthday.  If you’ve been following our blog very long, you may remember that some of our birthday traditions include having a meal and dessert of the birthday person’s choosing, sharing what we appreciate about the birthday person, gifts (us children usually pool $$ on gifts), and a game chosen by the birthday person.  
Enjoy a recap of Rebecca’s Party:
Rebecca requested a violin cake (after months of considering what kind of cake she should have:).  This beautiful cake was the result of Mother’s + Mrs. Adam’s creativity.  Oh, and the cake was Chelsy’s amazing recipe.

Rebecca was thrilled!!!

Gifts are so fun.

Hudson helping read a card.

Clothes are always appreciated by girls, right?:)
After dinner and gifts, we headed outside for a game of “piggy wants a motion”.  It was such great fun!  
“And Jesus increased in wisdom in stature, and in favor with God and man.” [Luke 2:52]

That is what we wish for Rebecca’s next year of life.  Well, maybe not the stature part- some of us are rather sad to see “our baby” growing up so quickly!  But we do love seeing her becoming such a delightful young lady.
[posted by Allison] 


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  1. Happy Birthday Rebecca! Is she 6 and what grade is she in? Glad you all had a good birthday for Rebecca! What flavor was the cake? My moms birthday is 2morrow!
    In Christ,

  2. Have to ask where you learned piggy-wants-a-motion… We learned that game from some friends who were taught by an elderly woman. We taught all our friends and I know they went on to teach most if their friends. Fun game!

  3. Happy late birthday Rebecca! Love you, girlie!
    PS I was looking for something in my closet the other day and found a sweet Strawberry Shortcake picture you colored for me….it made me smile! 🙂 Thanks!

  4. Bethany-

    I think my parents learned it growing up. Maybe it's one of those "old time" games? We've loved it so much over the years!


  5. These pictures are so sweet and the picture of Hudson reading the card to Rebecca pretty much melted my heart. =) Love how the cake turned out for the Allison-in-the-making violinist. 😉 So glad to hear that Rebecca had a memorable birthday and thankful for her sweet friendship! =) Blessings!

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