Our family loves to find reasons to celebrate together...a birthday, a holiday, or the end of the school year.
Or all three!
Over Memorial Day weekend, Emily and Zach (who were so busy hosting that I didn't even get a decent photo of them) had us all over to their house for a combination birthday/summertime/end-of-school bash.
With 9 cousins ages 3 weeks to 9 years old, a hot summer day and a backyard with an inflatable kiddie pool and slip 'n slide were the perfect ingredients for a perfect afternoon.
And plenty of entertainment for the presiding adults.
Uncle Kyler was the biggest kid of all out there!
Although he wouldn't quite fit in the pool or slip 'n slide....
Topping off an already-wonderful afternoon, a chance to celebrate the first birthday of a special little boy who has wound his way into our family's hearts already!
Food, presents, birthday cake, and a water hose on a hot day to start off summer...the perfect recipe for a...