Thursday, February 12, 2009

Gary Boy Turns 3

My little Gary boy turned three last friday (February 6th), so on Saturday we celebrated with a construction themed birthday party!  It was a hit!  First the kids got to try out some of the jobs that can be found on an actual construction site.  They included: hammering nails, screwing in screws, sawing wood, climbing a tall ladder, and painting a house (ours made out of cardboard).  The kids, even the "big kids" loved these activities!  Especially the birthday boy.  When I asked him what his favorite part was he said it was the tractor cake, but I think he loved the activities just as much cause he was the last one we had to drag out of the garage for dinner!  Dinner was scrumptious, and a special thanks to all those who helped me get it ready!  After that we headed back into the garage so the kids could break open a cement truck pinata, just what kids need... more sugar!  Then Gary boy got to unwrap his presents.  I love how appreciative Gary is with each present, because he takes time to check out the new gift.  It's a very unique trait of politeness he has already built in!  For the finale we lit up the tractor, well backhoe, cake (which I was just so happy it turned out), sang happy birthday, and let Gary blow out the candles!  What a great time!  I am so grateful for those that traveled for the occasion (which many of our guests did since we live in the middle of nowhere now)!  It was a very special day!




11 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a party it was great. I had a great time. Great job Tami , Todd and of course Grandma and Grandpa Young...Love you all...
Grandpa Larry

Em said...

Happy Birthday to Gary!

Sounds like it was quite the party!!!

chellie said...

Happy Birthday to Gary!

Great job Tami on the party!

Anonymous said...

Hi Tami,
Can you believe that Gary is 3??? Our Bailee turned 3 on the 10th, so Happy Birthday to both! I was so excited to hear about Linda and your dad. They are so cute together!
Hope to see you soon,
Jackie

Todd Young said...

Gary boy was a supprise to me. Tami planned on him but didn't tell me she went off the pill. She was giving me a Fathers Day present. Gary Boy is the best Fathers Day present I have ever gotten. Love you buddy!

Suzanne said...

Happy Birthday to your little guy! Wow, what a cool party. Tami, you are an awesome mom and I'm sure Gary appreciated every bit of it! :)

Dean and Rachel said...

What a great party! How perfect for a little guy:) Sounds like fun.

TyandKolbi said...

Sorry we missed it, it looks like you guys had a great time. Fun party, very creative. Keep up the great parenting. Hope to see you soon, Love Ty and Kolbs

Wendy and Spencer said...

Wow Tami, What a fun, fun birthday party! I am way impressed. I can't believe he is so old! Take care!

Linda said...

Loved the Birthday Party for Gary! I had a great time! Gary's such a great little guy! He's 3 and so grown up! Love you...Linda

Aly said...

What an AWESOME party!! I of course LOVE the cake (I remember seeing one similar to that in the Family Fun magazine) you did and AMAZING job Tami!! Can I get you to email me an upclose shot of it so I can post it on the cake blog?!