Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Seth's 10th Birthday

"Seth lived one hundred and five years..."
Genesis 5:6

Seth turned 10 on February 23rd and we celebrated his entrance into "double digits" a few different ways!

The morning of Seth's birthday Daddy spent lots of time by the stove fixing omelets, fried eggs, scrambled eggs and (what daddy calls) a souffle, per the birthday boy's request!

 Daddy working it!

Fried eggs in the making!
Coconut oil

At the same time, Lexi and Eden were decorating parts of the house.

Some of the birthday decor and a present!
 No post can go without a picture of the littlest Wassenberg! :)

When everyone was done their jobs, we went up the stairs singing "Happy Birthday" to the sleeping Seth.

 Wake up, Seth!!!

When the birthday boy had brushed his teeth and everything, he got to open his presents before breakfast. :)

 Eden and Judah watching the proceedings.  (Judah doesn't seem interested. :)

Seth's birthday goodies!  Can anyone tell what we like to eat for our birthdays?  SUGAR!

When Seth had finished his normal presents, he went on the annual "hot-cold" search! 

His search ended in finding a new axe (or it what you like)!!
Daddy got the axe for Seth because he saw that he liked throwing one of Dad's old axes at a target.  Dad researched the best axes and ended up with this one which Seth greatly enjoys ! :)

We then ate breakfast and proceeded on our normal school day.  Later that night, Seth went home with Na-naw, spent the night and went to the Science Museum the next day.  (This was Na-naw and Paw-paw's birthday present to Seth.)  Seth has an inventing mind so the Science Museum is one of his favorite places to go for his birthday!

2 days after Seth's birthday (the 25th) we drove up to Grandpa and Grandma's house to celebrate Seth's birthday again!  We stopped by Eagle Hill Equine Rescue Center on the way up and petted the horses while getting to know a few of the people who volunteered there.  (We stopped by this farm as a potential place to find our horse when we get a barn!)

After some looking around, we drove the rest of the distance to Grandpa and Grandma's house.  After unloading and eating some meatballs (thanks Grandma!), Daddy and Mama took Judah and Josiah to Ms. Judy, a really kind craniosacral therapist (or something like that) in Northern VA, who helps straighten out Josiah's healing leg and Judah's various issues! :) 
Later that day, Grandma took Lexi, Seth, and I to the local thrift store before dinner.  When we got back to Grandma's house, Papa John's pizza was ordered and we waited for the pizza's arrival!  Uncle Greg, Aunt Amy, Amanda, Diana, and Stephen soon showed up and then the pizza arrived!  After a prayer, we ate! :)

Who does not love pizza?!!!

Seth and Caleb getting their pizza!

Yes, this has nothing to do with Seth's birthday...BUT...Grandma had a really pretty bouquet and it just begged for a picture!!!

After the really yummy dinner Seth opened his presents from Grandpa and Grandma, and Uncle Greg and his family.

Seth reading a card.
(That fire truck by Seth was bought that afternoon at the thrift store.  Seth had really liked it so Grandma bought it as another birthday present for him! :)

The goodies Seth received!

Seth's home-made ice cream cake! :)
Didn't Daddy do a great job with the words?  I didn't know he wrote in cursive so neatly! :)

Lighting the candles.


After the cake was served up, we settled down on the couch to watch the movie, Home on the Range.  After the movie ended we returned home from a fun day!

  If you think Seth's birthday was over're wrong!  The last thing we did to celebrate Seth's birthday was to let him and Mama go to the Cheesecake Factory for lunch together.  Daddy had started a tradition 6 years ago of taking us girls out to eat somewhere when we turned 10 (on our first date ;), so Mama gets to take the boys out for their "first date" when they turn 10.  :)  It's a lot of fun getting to pick out any meal you want (for the most part) at a restaurant and then eating that meal with one of your favorite parents!  I can testify! ;)

So, there you have Seth's birthday!
Kimber :)

1 comment:

  1. Tell Seth Happy Birthday for me! I hope he and you all had a wonderful time!

    On a random note, Caleb actually posed for a picture?!! Surprising! =)

    In Him Alone,