{Janey Turns Nine}

we began janey's big birthday bash by bringing in cake pops to her class. they were a big hit and janey was thrilled to share these goodies with her friends and be the star of the moment.:) aubrey of course like it too.

later that night our good friends came over for cake and fun. after all those cake pops...we went easy...ice cream cake from dairy queen!:)

saturday was janey's actual birthday so she wanted to save the majority of her presents for the real big day. this girl has incredible will power! she loves to take things slooooow and get every last ounce of love out of it. one of the many things i love about her.

we ended the big day with an evening with janey's bff. she came over to play for a few hours, then we had pizza, more cake and snuggled up for a movie. it was the perfect ending to the perfect day.

oh how we love you janey brooke.
you are kind, tenderhearted, always take your time and love to play with your sisters. and i mean really play. you are thoughtful and sweet and write the most heart warming letters. you love to snuggle and wish like anything that you could be 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 again!! anything to be able to stay home with me all day.:) another year watching you grow had given us so much joy. we can't wait to see what the next year brings.
{insert picture of  janey and dave and i...we keep forgetting to take one...but will add it tonight!}
 a trip down janey memory lane.
some of my faves...
in no particular order!:)

happy birthday baby!


  1. Happy Birthday to your sweet girl!
    Looks like she had a great celebration :)

  2. What a wonderful birthday! I love cake pops. My favourite picture of the day is the kids grouped around the birthday cake. There is nothing like good family friends to share your day with.
    Happy BIrthday Janey!

  3. Oh Cindy...happy birthday to your sweet daughter! And you made it so very special for her...just as I knew you would. Good work, Mom...a successful, happy birthday! Tell Janey I have a Dairy Queen cake every birthday! Madison makes them for me now! Have a great week, friend! : )

  4. Sounds like a fun birthday weekend to me! Just this weekend Ray said that he wished there was a Dairy Queen by our house because their ice cream sounded good.

  5. Happy Birthday to you Janey! Oh how I love the picture of you holding baby Janey!

  6. Happy Birthday sweet Janey!

    Oh, those memory lane pictures are precious. They get me right in the heart. I'm so glad that you shared those.

    Yes, she has incredible will power to save her presents for the big day. Not even sure I could do that. :)