EMERY TURNS FIVE

Wednesday, May 24, 2017



wrapping my head around the title of this post is proving to be difficult for me still, two weeks later. i long for time to stand still. just for a minute? please? i can't believe our girl is five. FIVE!! On her birthday, she woke up and we had a normal day with school, etc until later in the afternoon when she got "birthday spankings" during taekwon-do when everyone in the building sang her happy birthday, and then later opened a couple of gifts at home. 

over the weekend, we had our family and friends over turning our backyard into a party zone complete with cake, pizza, florals, the bubble machine and gifts. i was mostly extremely busy during her party but i loved watching the kiddos flock to the bubble machine when i got the chance. them jumping all over the place trying to pop the bubbles without a worry in the world was so sweet. emery thoroughly enjoyed herself and the joy on her face the whole time was just priceless. seeing her sweet face lit up all day was totally worth it.

















 that confetti popping sequence cracks me up.


and because i never want to forget this day. the way you let your cousins and friends help you unwrap your gifts. how you generously offered your brand new toys to the little ones. how you played in the bubbles as they floated through the air. how you only wanted to drink out of your disco ball tumbler. how you gave hugs to every single person and told them thank you. how you didn't want the day to end and wanted everyone to stay. and at the end of a fun filled and eventful day, how you immediately fell asleep afterwards. i wish to remember these details all of my days. i love you, sweet girl.
we started the tradition of birthday baskets last year and so far they seem to be a huge hit with the kiddos. this year i filled a much smaller basket for emery with things like the trolls movie , bows , pocky, scented donut erasers, mini bubbles, small notepads, paper straws, bubble bath , alexander dolls (from mcdonalds, surprisingly!), a little wee gallery book , and burt's bees chapstick.


also, the florals were just so pretty i had to snap a picture of them sitting so gracefully on our dining room table. emery and i would smell them every time we walked by. cheers to another year of you, little miss emery. i love you. i love you. 

florals and disco ball tumbler : clarksville florist 
dress: next direct 
shoes: old navy 
wrapping paper: rifle paper co 
floral paper straws: ebay
napkins: amazon
wooden plates: amazon
wooden cutlery: amazon
Belvoir rose lemonade: lucky vitamin
pink plates: tj maxx



3 comments:

  1. Emery is the sweetest. i've never watched a child do what yours did (as you specified) sharing of brand new toys, worrying about how much fun friends and family had. i have got to say, my fave part was her "thank you" hug! such an angel. there's no one like you, Emery.

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  2. Happy Birthday! Wonderful children))

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