Thank you, Lord, for such awesome friends!
We were sooooo thrilled to have so many wonderful friends join us for a quadruplet birthday celebration last Saturday! They blessed us immensely with their joyful presence,
and all the fun they brought us!
Thank you, precious friends!
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The quads decided to rent our local community center at the last minute, as solid rain was forecast for the whole day! It made for such a great place to have a large group and be able to still be active and do so much indoors.
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After lunch, Daddy gave a very sweet message about what blessings Kyle, Caroline, Valerie and Victoria have been to us and how much joy they bring to us as they love and serve God and others wholeheartedly. We are just so thankful to the Lord for His work in their lives, and that He has good plans for them to be arrows sent out for His good Kingdom purposes.
Then, he allowed time for any/all who wanted to pray for God's blessings and calling upon them.
It was very much of a blessing!
Thanks so much for this dear friends!
What a gift!
(On a side note, I just can't express how much this awesome husband and Dad to our 12 (including Richie) means to me!
He is amazing, and I'm just so very thankful for him!
I love him so much and more every day, as I see him love us all in all our various stages of life,
and in soooo many ways! He really is amazing!)
So, when we went to rent the community center,
the kind lady asked us if there would be alcohol at the party.
We said, "Oh no, it is not that kind of party! It is just a cake and ice-cream party!"
And little did we know, we would be playing duck-duck-goose too!
(Thanks to Daddy! He started it!)
So very thankful for Mr. and Mrs. Smythe!
They are some of the most awesome, fun parents we know,
and we love them soooooo much!
Sooooo glad and thankful that they were at the party!
Then, we got around to doing the original activity of singing . . . "Down By the Banks . . " clapping game!
And then, of course, we just HAD to play Reverse Charades . . .our favorite game!
And our friends were such great sports about it!
Thank you for all the great laughs everyone!
(My apologies to our dear friends if it seems like I'm picking on some of you with more pictures of you posted here! It is just that some of you were just more
hilarious, entertaining animated! And it just made for some extra fun pictures! : -)
And then, after a wonderful lasagna dinner that Valerie made for everyone,
we finally got around to having that cake and ice-cream!
Thank you again to our very wonderful friends!
We are so grateful for you making the drive, and making the day soooo special!!!
We love you all so much and thank God always for you!