Monday, May 23, 2011

Mother's day/ 6o years with wonderful lady

Mother's day was extra special this year.
Devin's mother Janie turned.... 60!
So it was a birthday/mother's day weekend party all in one.
We had a girls only slumber party for her with Devin's 3 sisters and then us "married in" gals. 
(sister in laws)

I was so sad when I found out my battery to my camera was dead.
So this is the only picture I have of our party.
We did all things girly.
Potluck salad and bread stick dinner. 
We girls really love salads. 
And then we had strawberry Angel food cake. (Janie's favorite)

We spent the rest of the evening playing a few games.
I found out that Janie can lie really well!
 NOT something Devin inherited from his mother.  Ha! 
(It was a game where you had to lie. 
 She is not a liar.. I don't think. Well, now I don't know!)
 Actually Devin's parents may be THE most honest people I know. 
We stayed up till 1am making hair clips and such and talking and looking at picture's of Janie growing up. She told us about each of her horses and I loved it.  Devin's mom still raises horses.
 Just mini ones now for the grand kids safety.
We slumbered.
In the morning we went on a pretty walk, breakfast, just visited and then went out to late lunch.
(salads of course)
It was a perfect girls time.
I'm so thankful for such a neat mother in law.
We decided at lunch before everyone flew/drove out, that we will be doing it again next year.
I can't wait!

Mother's day:

Breakfast in Bed.
Chocolate covered strawberries and breakfast burritos.
Cache and Naomi brought in their little plates of food and ate with me.
Our sheets were covered in crumbs and chocolate.

Favorite part of they day: Gage grabbing Cache's burrito right off his plate.
He was  drooling and had huge eyes as he was bringing the burrito to his face.
oh man.

 Devin toasted me at dinner.

Here is Naomi (oh we are standing up?)

Devin toasting me a second time.

Devin  asked everyone to say something nice about me at every meal, snack, car ride anything we did that day. After which Cache would say each and every time:
 "I love you Mom." (Which was perfect)
And Naomi would say: "NO." Or one time she said : "I like to fly."

My Mother's day supper:  Key lime chicken Salad and "Ooey gooey crockpot cake."
(That's really what's it's called)
 and yes it's made in a crock pot
and yes it gooey.

Devin's dad gave us all(all his daughter's and daughter in laws) mother's day cards and gifts.
This was mine:
He picked them out himself.
I love it.
It makes me smile.
Great mother's day!
Bottom's up!
 and up!

 Devin made so much food that day.
All food he knows I love.
He makes me feels so loved!
I. am. lucky.
And I know it.


Kara and Chant said...

So fun! You have to post the recipe to that cake! Looks amazing! And the girls' weekend sounds so fun!

MegRich said...

Oh I'm so glad Devin treats you so well. I think Devin and Jake should meet sometime- they remind me a lot of each other (Jake has that same blue under armor shirt and wears it frequently!). I can't get over how cute your little family is.