Mark Turned 70! – Southern Hospitality

It’s been a milestone birthday week for my candy hubby, Mark! He turned 70 on August twenty second and we celebrated the weekend earlier than with a household pool occasion. We’ve talked about how briskly life appears to be shifting today and the way it’s onerous to consider it was time for an additional birthday ending in 0. However, as a lot as we don’t want for the years to fly, they appear to be and we’re grateful for the life now we have collectively. I’m so glad we discovered one another and at this stage of our lives, now we have one another to lean on and have fun life with. So very grateful we discovered one another after we did!

I don’t usually share household pics from Mark’s aspect of the household, however I assumed you all would take pleasure in seeing these at the moment. Three of Mark’s 4 women came visiting for a household pool occasion and I smoked a pork butt and turkey breast they usually introduced sides. We had a good looking day trip by the pool and naturally, the children liked that. It was an ideal summer season day!

I purchased just a few decorations to have fun the birthday boy and had every part arrange earlier than the children came visiting. It was enjoyable to have fun Mark, since he’s onerous to purchase for and shock. It wasn’t a shock, however I did get the decorations up earlier than he went out to see them.

That large balloon says Aged to Perfection, which was excellent for him.

I at all times arrange drinks on this little aspect desk and it really works out completely for that. An ice bucket and candy tea within the dispenser made for a festive day.

The children all arrived and naturally, the little ones wished to get within the pool straight away. They love our pool. That’s Hendrix, who’s 5 years outdated, our little redhead. He began kindergarten this 12 months.

That’s his mother, Kelly, with child sister, Reese. These infants are rising so quick, 2 of them are 9 months and Reese is 8 months now. They are going to be turning one earlier than an excessive amount of longer.

Rose is 5 too and loves to return over to Pop’s pool to swim. She’s been over quite a bit this summer season and  she simply began kindergarten too.

Daisy loves the children and has enjoyable when they’re right here. She particularly loves the infants and desires to lick them and be near them. That’s Patrick and McKenzie with their large boy, Logan, however you’ll be able to’t see him, since he’s behind Reese. He preferred the water too.

And there’s Traci, mother to Rose and Ivy, holding Ivy. You may see all three infants right here. I couldn’t wait til they have been all enjoying on the ledge within the pool and right here they’re, so enjoyable to see.

Mark is such a great Pop and people infants all actually take to him.

Logan’s daddy could be very tall (6’5″) and he has the tall genes already. At 9 months outdated, he’s already sporting 18 to 24 month clothes, so he’s going to be an enormous boy for positive. He’s such a cutie along with his bald head and blue eyes.

That’s his mother, McKenzie holding him and Daisy wished to be near him. She’s such a child licker!

I had a jar of pickles and the women fed pickles to the 2 women and it was so humorous seeing their faces after taking a chunk. They each preferred them and wished extra, extra, extra. They don’t have tooth but, however there was a lot of nubbin’ happening.

It was so cute! All of us loved the infants and watching them play.

It was then time for dessert, so I introduced out the coconut cake and strawberry cake I get from native bakery, McIntyre’s in Smyrna. They’ve a satellite tv for pc location at Crossroads Gallery in West Cobb the place we decide up our desserts. They’re scrumptious in case you’re on the lookout for a bakery. All of us sang comfortable birthday and loved cake for dessert! Mark dearly loves their coconut cake.

It was a good looking day for a birthday celebration and I’m comfortable we acquired to do all of it collectively. He loves having his women and grandkids round and it made for a festive day. Our outside patio is the proper place to assemble for a celebration like this and we take pleasure in having this house a lot. I wished to share this with you all as we have fun Mark’s seventieth birthday. We’re grateful for him and we want him many extra comfortable wholesome years!

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