Hunter’s 2nd Birthday Party

Hi friends!

Hunter says thank you for all the birthday wishes, and I thank you for all your sweet words on yesterday’s post. I was surprised at how emotional it was for me for my baby to turn two. I thought his first birthday would be the hardest, but nope, this year hit me harder. He’s just growing up so fast!

We sure had a fun time celebrating the sweet boy’s big day on Sunday. We have lots of family here along with all our friends, so we decided to do a casual birthday party at a nearby railroad park. It is such a cool park – it has a big lake, a train you can ride around the park, and a fun playground. The kids were in heaven. It was a HOT day…the hottest day of the year actually – 96 degrees! I was a little nervous about the heat, but we were able to find a couple picnic tables under the shade, and I bought some mini water guns and spray bottles for the kids that were quite the hit.

My awesome cousin took a bunch of photos of the day since I was a flustered hot mess trying to make sure everything was going smoothly. Winking smile I am so thankful she captured some of these moments. I’ll let the photos do most of the talking today. DSC_0121

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Hunter LOVED opening up all his gifts. He was super spoiled by all his family and friends. Balls and trains were definitely the highlight of this year’s birthday!

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Despite a lot of serious faces in these photos (I don’t think he was quite sure he liked everyone looking at him while we were singing “Happy Birthday” and he was pretty focused on his gifts – ha!), there were a lot of smiles and giggles to be had as well. We feel incredibly blessed to have family nearby to help celebrate our little boy and close friends to walk through life with us.

I’ll be back tomorrow for some food chat! See ya then!