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 laborious to consider it was time for one more 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 once we did!

I don’t typically share household pics from Mark’s aspect of the household, however I believed you all would take pleasure in seeing these right now. Three of Mark’s 4 ladies came to visit for a household pool occasion and I smoked a pork butt and turkey breast and so they introduced sides. We had a stupendous day trip by the pool and naturally, the children beloved that. It was an ideal summer time day!

I purchased a couple of decorations to have fun the birthday boy and had the whole lot arrange earlier than the children came to visit. It was enjoyable to have fun Mark, since he’s laborious 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 good for him.

I all the time 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 immediately. 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 That’s Hendrix, who’s 5 years outdated, our little redhead.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 come back over to Pop’s pool to swim, 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 possibly can’t see him, since he’s behind Reese. He favored the water too.

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

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

Logan’s daddy could be very tall and he has the tall genes already. At 9 months outdated, he’s already carrying 18 to 24 month clothes, so he’s going to be a giant boy for certain. 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.

I had a jar of pickles and the women fed pickles to the 2 ladies and it was so humorous seeing their faces after taking a chunk. They each favored them and wished extra, extra, extra. They don’t have enamel but, however there was a number 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 choose up our desserts. They’re scrumptious in case you’re searching for a bakery. All of us sang pleased birthday and loved cake for dessert! Mark dearly loves their coconut cake.

It was a stupendous day for a birthday celebration and I’m pleased we received to do all of it collectively. He loves having his ladies 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 area 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 pleased wholesome years!

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