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 get together. We’ve talked about how briskly life appears to be shifting lately 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 we now have collectively. I’m so glad we discovered one another and at this stage of our lives, we now have one another to lean on and have a good time life with. So very grateful we discovered one another once we did!

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

I purchased a number of decorations to have a good time the birthday boy and had all the things arrange earlier than the children came visiting. It was enjoyable to have a good time 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 massive balloon says Aged to Perfection, which was excellent 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 youngsters all arrived and naturally, the little ones wished to get within the pool instantly. They love our pool. That’s Hendrix, who’s 5 years outdated, our little redhead. He began kindergarten this yr.

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’s been over rather a lot this summer time 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 massive 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 possibly can 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 superb Pop and people infants all actually take to him.

Logan’s daddy may be very tall (6’5″) 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. She’s such a child licker!

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 chew. They each favored them and wished extra, extra, extra. They don’t have enamel 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 truffles. They’re scrumptious in case you’re on the lookout for a bakery. All of us sang pleased birthday and loved cake for dessert! Mark dearly loves their coconut cake.

It was a phenomenal day for a birthday celebration and I’m pleased we obtained to do all of it collectively. He loves having his ladies and grandkids round and it made for a festive day. Our out of doors patio is the right place to collect for a celebration like this and we get pleasure from having this area a lot. I wished to share this with you all as we have a good time Mark’s seventieth birthday. We’re grateful for him and we want him many extra pleased wholesome years!


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