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celebrating david

July 7th | david, events

tuesday evening we bbq’d with some friends to celebrate david’s 9th birthday.

i made cupcakes it a jar that didn’t turn out quite right–but they were tasty! the jars i used were too big. next time, it would be better to smash the cupcake in–it will look cuter!

david got a plasma car for his birthday. he’s been using one at school on the playground and he’s getting really good at scooting around on it. he needs some help steering, though.

david loved opening gifts. he smiled the whole time. and he got some great loot!

thank you friends for celebrating david with us! it was a low-key and very special evening.

david, you rock! i’m so thankful for you. happy 9th {yikes!!} birthday!

26 Responses

  1. Brittany B. says:

    This is so precious! He has an amazing smile!

  2. Tia says:

    Looks like he had a great day! Your family is an inspiration!

  3. kelly says:

    how fun! i have heard that the plasma cars are really great. happy birthday david.

  4. Anthonette says:

    Happy 9th Birthday, David!

  5. happy birthday party day sweet boy!
    his smile is just precious!

  6. Anne says:

    That smile says it all….he had a great birthday!

  7. Pam says:

    Looks like a fun party! I’ll have to try the cupcake thing looks cute.

  8. Jess says:

    what a sweet birthday party! I hope David had a blast!

  9. Erin P. says:

    So cute! It looks like ya’ll had a great time! Where did you get those little keyboards? I think my little one would love it! And I’m googling plasma car right now!

  10. Gussy Sews says:

    i love your pics, Lisa! and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your sweet boy! xoxo

  11. Sheri A. says:

    Looks like a celebration of some very precious moments! Happy Birthday 9th birthday David!

  12. Robin says:

    Hi Lisa, Happy Birthday David! I have a David too but he’s 24 years and he’s still my special baby too.
    But I’m writing to you about the cupcake in a jar! They look intersting—how are they made????

  13. Melody says:

    Happy Birthday to David!

  14. Jen says:

    Happy Birthday, David! Looks like a fun time was had by all!

  15. Beth Allen says:

    Happy birthday to sweet David! It has been fun watching him grow up these last few years. What a fun party. I will have to steal some of those ideas!!

  16. What a lovely Birthday party for David!!

    Thank for sharing.

    Perfect gift for kids to keep.

  17. Kylie says:

    Hello Lisa and Family,
    I have just ad a flick through some of your pages. I also have a baby with CdLS. She is 6 months and has just come home from hospital for the 1st time!! Are you in Australia?

    • Lisa Leonard says:

      Hi Kylie! We are in San Luis Obispo, CA! So nice to meet you! How are you adjusting to your new sweetheart with Cdls? xoxo

  18. Happy Birthday to David! Looks like he scored with some fun gifts.

  19. Happy Birthday, David! Love the pictures…looks like such fun. And those favors…what a GREAT idea!

  20. kristin says:

    Happy Birthday, David! You’re Awesome!!! As always the pictures made me smile, you capture the most preciuos shots!!!!
    With all this sad media in the world, it is always refreshing to arrive at your site, Lisa!
    Love you
    and
    P.S. Those cupcakes in a jar came out adorable and since they tasted yummy you are good to go honey, so don’t you worry about those cupcakes in a jar!!!!

  21. kerry says:

    Oh, what a lovely celebration! Looks like it was a great time!

  22. debhall says:

    tell me more about the cupcakes in a jar. do you bake them in there? or just drop ‘em in when they’re done? never seen these before.

    my julia will be 9 in september – what a joy these kids are!

  23. Liz says:

    Love your site and all of your designs! You have a beautiful family! Best to you all!

  24. Maryanne says:

    Okay, I never comment, but here are two comments in a row. Don’t you love plasma cars? My daughter has a pink one, and luckily, we got two, so when she has a friend over, they can race around the kitchen, into the hall, and living room, and back around. I never let the go outside, so they stay fairly clean, and they go like gangbusters on hardwood. Sometimes I even get on one myself, because they are super-fun!

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