Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Weekend Wrap-up: Matt's Mom Turns 60!

I'm wrapping up the weekend today because I was able to turn a doctor's visit yesterday into a whole-day affair. ;) I didn't actually try to do this, but when the only appointment they had was mid- day, and we teachers can only take half days if we can be in by 11:30 or leave by 11:30, I decided I would have to turn my weekend into the a three-day one. Shucks.

Friday night, Matt and I went to dinner and a movie. Dinner at one of our favorite spots, Season's 52, and a movie at another one of our favorite spots, AMC Phipps. We saw Lone Survivor, and I of course lost it when they did a slide show of the fallen soldiers at the end. Such a good movie though.

Saturday morning, K girl came over to help make stuffed shells, homemade marinara , and garlic green beans for Matt's mom's 60th birthday celebration later that night. You can't see it in this picture, but Tally was planted right in between the two of us in case we dropped any ingredients. ;)

Later that morning, we met Matt's parents for a birthday brunch at Joy Cafe.

That afternoon, Andrea and I went to get our nails done, in unplanned matchy-matchy outfits. :)

Saturday night, we celebrated Matt's mom's 60th birthday at Matt's parents' house.

Jackson got a little work done on the computer before the party started. ;)

I loved looking at the pictures that Muggie (Matt's grandma) brought.

I say it's because his cheeks were so stinkin cute and huge, but I don't think I've seen a baby picture of Matt where his mouth was not half open. What a cutie- I hope our kids get those cheeks!

Karen and Matt put together a really sweet frame with a picture of them with their mom as kids, and then we recreated the shot that evening to add to the bottom part of the frame.

Jackson helped Mimi blow out her birthday candles... and sampled the cake while he was at it. :)

Happy birthday, M! We love you!

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  1. Super cute! Love the photos. Matts mom definitely doesn’t look 60! :) p.s. love your necklace too! where from? xo

  2. awww, happy birthday to matt's mom!! that photo of her opening her gift made me tear up...her expression is priceless...love the one of matt, her and his sister.
    the old photos are awesome...i could sit all day and look at photos. :) love the way you soak up every bit of the weekend! xoxox