As everyone knows, our family likes to celebrate our birthdays with gusto! My dad had his birthday last week and we celebrated it on Sunday night with a fish fry! My dad and his friend caught all of the fish on a trip up to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! Andy breaded and deep fried the fish in a pot in his backyard! The fish was pretty good! I am not much of a fish person, but I ate the Perch! I didn't venture into the bass or walleye! So, here are the photos that I took of the celebration! I wish I had taken a shot of Andy cooking, but I didn't! Oh well, next time I will! Here we are getting our party on!
Grace took sidewalk chaulk and wrote a birthday greeting on the deck!
Trevor and the kids were having a nerf and light saber fight! It was funny!
The kids are making a plan to take Trevor out! (:
David was wearing his Darth Vader costume and James was Buzz Lightyear!
Cheetos are yummy!
The yummy foodz! It wouldn't be a birthday party without the noms!
This is everyone enjoying Andy's yummy meal! My bro can cook!!! He is amazing! In case you don't recognize him, the guy eating at the table beside my dad, is Papa Gary! He is Elaine's dad, and the kids other grandfather! They call Gary "Papa" and they call my dad "Grandpa"! It makes things easy for the little ones!
Poor Elaine, she had to work , even during the party! She puts in so many hours! I really admire her! The rest is just our family feeling the love! We are a very close, tight knit family! We love each other, and have each other's back always! I think this might be the only shot of Andy and my dad that I have!
Then it was time for presents! Grace made my dad a really pretty birthday picture and she wrapped it in red paper! It was really sweet! I put my dad's new memory stick/thumb drive full of photos in a card, and had him wait till he got home to open it! I wrote him some things that were personal just between he and I! I was at his house last night while Kay worked, and he loved it! I was SO relieved ! ( : I apologize for the bad photography on Grace's picture!
Spider Man James thought he could best Trevor! He was wrong! LOL ( :
Trevor may have bested Spider Man, but he couldn't best Grandpa Dave! We are such goof balls!
Grace made Grandpa a beautiful cake! It tasted as good as it looks!
Since Grace made the cake, she also got to light the candles! We didn't want the fire department to show up, so we didn't put all 69 candles on the cake! We just used what we had to represent the 69 candles! LOL
Grandpa was a very good sport and wore the "Most Awesome Birthday Hat Ever"! I think Gary is telling us that someone got a touchdown! ( :
Singing Happy Birthday! Somehow I got this shot with no one's mouth open!
A wish was made and the candles were blown out! Then we got to eat that pretty cake! Yummy!
These are my two favorite photos of the night! It was a great party and I am glad that a good time was had by all!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!
I LOVE YOU!
In the comments, let me know what you think! Also, I would love to see/hear how you celebrate birthdays in your family!