July 10, 2011

Happy Birthday Son!

July 11, 1974 was one of the happiest days of my life.     I gave birth to the most beautiful baby boy!    I can’t believe he’s 37 today!    He is still my “little boy” and sometimes I can’t believe he belongs to me.     He is the best son ever and is a wonderful husband to Jennifer and daddy to McKinley and Cade.

Saturday we went to Birmingham to spend the day and eat supper.    We ate at Chuy’s at the Summit…the same restaurant he chose last year.     Outside the planters were full and lush….not an easy task in this heat!

 

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Next to Chuy’s is a store I adore….it’s one of mine and my daughter’s favorite places to shop….Charming Charlie’s.

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If you have one anywhere near where you live, I would strongly recommend you go!     Lots of eye candy and you won’t leave empty handed.

 

We had to wait about an hour for our table so I took a few pictures….The Summit is perched high on the mountains in Birmingham with magnificant views

 

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Here’s the birthday boy and his son looking out over the shopping down below

 

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Shane holding Cade and daughter Shannon with her daughter Taylor

 

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Don’t you just want to kiss those cheeks? 

 

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The girls love to strike a pose!

 

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My daughter in law Jennifer helping Cade who is about to start walking

 

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I’m the proud mama of these two

 

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Gotta brag a little….aren’t they gorgeous?

 

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Son and his sweet family

 

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Back at the “ranch” the girls had baked a cake and started icing it

 

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I think they might need some lessons in cake baking (and some front teeth)!

 

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Happy Birthday Shane….I love you!

8 comments:

CAS said...

What a sweet post. All of us "Mommas" have every right to brag a little or a lot. I, too, have one of those sweet boys (mine is just a year older than yours) & one of those sweet girls (she just turned 40-OUCH!). The two of them, along with their wonderful spouses, have given us 6 beautiful "grands." Life just doesn't get any better. Happy Birthday to your son, and congratulations to you for sharing an obviously wonderful relationship with your children.

Simply LKJ said...

What a grea time you all had! Love love love the Summit, we go every year we are in B'ham for a tourney. And, yes, we do have a Charming Charlie (within walking distance). Love that place! Hope you are having a great day my friend.

Diana @ Our Vintage Home Love said...

Happy Birthday to your son! Beautiful family!

My House, My Garden said...

What a sweet post! My son turned 19 in March and will be leaving for school in August. Very bittersweet. I love seeing these photos and know that one day we will be sharing HIS family together. Thank you for sharing!

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

You have every reason in the world to brag!! Precious family, Judy! Happy belated birthday to your son! blessings ~ tanna

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Love the Summit! A great place to celebrate a special guy's birthday!! Especially love the cake!!

Deserae said...

Happy Birthday to your son!! Looks like you all had a great time :o) So, what DID you buy at that fabulous store?
~Des

Justabeachkat said...

Beautiful family! Seriously!

Hugs,
Kat

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