Thursday, July 29, 2010

Birthday Boys


Today was Jacob and Samuel's 4th Birthday. We started off the day with some pancakes that spelled out their names per their request.

I spent a good portion of yesterday making them this lightning McQueen Birthday Cake that they asked for months ago, so I went with the theme and got a tablecloth, plates and wrapping paper all in the lightning McQueen theme.


I have been really hesitant about getting the boys little legos because of all the small pieces and because I don't know if they are really old enough to build with them without me having to do most of the building. However we relented and gave Sam a small set of legos that he can build two cars and a gas station with, we will see how this goes. Alan was really excited because he loves legos and so he had no problem helping Sam figure out how to build them.
The boys got a ton of presents.
And this fun talking card from our friends Hallie and Jason, Sam was leary of it at first but by the end of the night we had to put a ban on opening the card because he kept opening it to listen to the message.


Jacob blowing out his candles.Sam blowing out his candles.
We got a knock at the door right before bedtime and there was a package from their Moma and Papa, Alan started in on building the castle they got from them and they were so excited about it that it took a lot longer to get them to bed than usual. Alan is now at work putting it together so that they can play with it tomorrow. He is such a great dad!

We love our little boys and are happy they had such a great day!

12 comments:

Brittinee said...

oh my gosh that cake is amazing! How did you do it? For Noah's b-day on monday I was going to try to attempt a thomas train cake but it definetly won't be as cool as your lightning mcqueen. So cute! Looks like they had a ton of fun. Tell Allen hi for us. Brigham, Brittinee and Noah

Cakes4U said...

Happy Birthday again. It looks like it was a fun day for the boys. The cake was awesome!!! great job Minda.

Cakes4U said...

great job Alan too! You finally get to build with "real" legos with your boys. It's the start of many happy hours of building I'm sure.

Maile said...

What an awesome cake! I love seeing your creations every year, you are such a great mom!

Wish them Happy Birthday and have a wonderful anniversary today :)

K said...

Ahhhh! That is absolutely an amazing cake. You definitely have a talent for cakes. There is no way that the boys are that old- I can't believe how time has flown. It looks like it was a happy day for them with all the gifts. It was so good to see Nathan doing so well. He is a keeper! Hope your foot is doing better and life is settling in for you in your new place. You guys have had a crazy few months. Looks like you've survived them well! Miss you guys:)

Reid Family said...

Happy Birthday Sam and Jacob! Minda you are simply amazing! What lucky boys! Looks like they had a great birthday! How's the foot Minda?

Courtney said...

Great job on the cake!!!
Happy birthday boys, we can't wait to see you in a few weeks.

Stamp With Linz said...

Love those sweet boys!

Sarah Smyth said...

Minda, I love the cake! That is awesome. Aaron would definitely love that cake. He is really into Cars. I can't believe how big your boys are getting! Hope you are all doing well!

Jim said...

How Fun! You have become a great cake decorator - it must run in your family. It's good that you bought Alan - oops I mean Sam the Legos. If Alan ever needs to fulfill his Lego building the next time you're in Waco, come see us, I have lot's of Legos! Happy Birthday to the sweetest little boys - miss you guys.

Janadt.Huggins said...

I'm glad they had such a great birthday! Your cake is awesome as usual. I think it's crazy they are that old. How are you guys liking Houston?

Nola said...

Wow Minda that cake is amazing!!! I am glad I found your blog!