Birthdays!

Last Sunday our family enjoyed heading up to Turner to celebrate our Nephew and Nieces 12th and 4th birthday. The day wasn't as warm as we had expected it but most of the kids did decide to get in the kiddy pool and play for awhile.

Brinley stayed around the food for the most part and she LOVED her cupcake. I thought to myself, "I could try to keep her clean and feed her myself.....but how can that be any fun?" Yup we just let her go to town with the large cupcake and of course I usually always have pajamas so it was a easy cleanup plus she got to enjoy herself. :)

Most of the younger kids truly enjoyed their cupcakes as well. 

It was a relaxing Sunday afternoon with family!
Now Isn't that above smile priceless!!! I LOVE it!!! it warms my heart! Older brother smile warms my heart....well in a different way... ;)
And obviously little sister got the memo to make silly faces as well....
Finally older brother smiled for me! ;)
I wasn't able to capture everyone at the party....but I did get a picture of my mother-in-law who always has her camera at parties and thought it would be great to take a picture of her taking a picture. :)
I am still really learning my camera. I have been only using the manual setting and then the manual focus. I review my pictures and it's hard sometimes to catch if they are slightly blurry. Well...the more I  take hopefully I will just keep getting better. :) Pictures can say a lot and I love that!
"Let not mercy and truth forsake you;
Bind them around your neck,
Write them on the tablet of your heart, 
and so find favor and high esteem  In the sight of God and man."
Proverbs 3:3-4