Monday, November 23, 2009

A Teddy Bear Picnic Birthday Party

One of Ashton's Gifts
The Party Table
The entry table with lots of goodies!
Emma Pearl in all of her fluff!
More of Pearl
My sweet friend Jennifer ...
(She was the very first P and G reader I met in real life just this year and we have since become really good friends! By the way, she just had a baby one week ago!!)
My dear friend Hastings holding her 8 day old miracle!!!
I have just received permission from her to share her story with all of you. It is amazing, encouraging and will make you fall in love with the Father all over again.....can't wait.
One of the favors...
Teddy Bear Tea Cakes....
Mama and Baby Bear
Caramel Cake. It. was. incredible.
Making a wish....
Delicious dot com.
Those lips.......
A sweet friend enjoying every bite!
And look at Graham! Isn't he adorable in his little bow tie?
Can I just say that his Mama made this bow tie...along with a matching belt!!
She also drove a VERY LONG WAY with three children all by
herself just to come to Ashton's party! She is amazing!!!!
This is his Mama!
My amazing friend Kellie with her twins,
Madison and Mason!
She is one incredible Mother and she parents with so much love and grace.
Her children are the absolute sweetest......
Big Brother Bennett waiting on his cake....

We had the most wonderful day. It was full of love, laughter, sunshine, incredible friends, great food, backyard football and photo sessions and the opportunity to celebrate our fifth gift. Our hearts are overflowing with thanksgiving this week for these reasons and so many more......

17 comments:

this blessed nest said...

it was an incredible day. what a blessing to be a part of that bouncing baby boy's FIRST birthday! it was full of PURE goodness. thank you for inviting us to be a part of it & spend the day with the amazing "Pearl" family. so good to see everyone of you!!!

my babies smelled like your beautiful home the enitre way home.

xoxo

pink green & southern said...

What a lovely celebration for a precious baby boy!

Jill said...

What a beautiful birthday celebration for a beautiful little Blessing! Happy, Happy Birthday to your baby bear!
Many Blessings!
Jill

Raining Pearls said...

It looks like the perfect celebration for such a beautiful little boy!

Gracie Beth said...

Wow, I cannot believe sweet baby Ashton is already a year old! Time flies!

Jennifer said...

your house looked beautiful. what a creative first birthday. such a sweet mom. memories that last forever!

Jo said...

Such sweet fun! It looks like the birthday boy enjoyed his very special day. His cake sounds fabulous!

How wonderful that you are blessed with such dear women in your life.

Enjoy your week ~
Jo

Amanda said...

Just precious...Love your necklace and the bears and Ashton's precious outfit...the caramel ckae - yummy! Did you make it?! Congratulations on making it through the first year...truly is a milestone!

The Cape House said...

Those are all such sweet photos. What a beautiful day.

The 5 Bickies said...

What a special day...looks like it had the right mix of everything!

Happy Thanksgiving to you!

CZ said...

What a lovely, beautiful party for a very special birthday boy! :)

paige said...

everything looks perfectly wonderful.
i love see the shots of your friends & their little ones too

happy thanksgiving to your precious family!

GrannySmithGreen said...

Everything looks wonderful! I can almost taste the cake and hear the laughter! You are an AMAZING mommy and an dear friend!

Pearls and Grace said...

Thank you so much everyone for all of your sweet comments!!!! It was fun creating a day to honor our precious baby boy!

Amanda, I did not make the cake.I ordered it but wish I knew how to make a caramel cake. It is absolutely delicious!

Cori said...

What a sweet party for a sweet boy!!

Lauren said...

What a fun birthday! It looks like all the kids had such a great time.

3 Peanuts said...

I missed this party..it looks DELIGHTFUL. Happy Bday AShton!