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for my birthday boy

We had THE BEST time last night partying with family to celebrate Macs' 6th birthday (which was actually the 15th). 

Everything was super simple: fruit, veggies, hummus and pitas to start; apple cider and orange infused water for drinks; hot dogs and GF apple chicken sausages for the main (and a few burgers that Cody sneaked on to the grill LOL); peanut brittle, fudge and cupcakes for the dessert! I guess candy from the piñata counts as dessert too. All the kids left with their "candy meter" bags filled to the BRIM! #success 

We ate, painted pumpkins, opened our gender reveal piñata, played soccer and hung out until well after the sun went down. 

The highlight for me was when Macson came to curl up next to me before bedtime and exclaimed, "That was the best birthday party EVER!"  

*happy tears*  

I thought so too, Macs.  

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Waiting for the piñata to finally break! Uncle Chris landed the final swing before everyone rushed over to view the contents. 

Waiting for the piñata to finally break! Uncle Chris landed the final swing before everyone rushed over to view the contents. 

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Haley Grace taking the "it's a girl" piñata idea very literally. 

Haley Grace taking the "it's a girl" piñata idea very literally. 

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Cousins!

Cousins!

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Princess Brooklyn concentrating on her pumpkin art. 

Princess Brooklyn concentrating on her pumpkin art. 

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Birthday Boy with Aunt Annie. 

Birthday Boy with Aunt Annie. 

Norah Rae and her cupcake. 

Norah Rae and her cupcake. 

Cody and Heidi enjoying the view. 

Cody and Heidi enjoying the view. 

Emily Jane and Joe Rodriguez- my wonderful grandparents!! 

Emily Jane and Joe Rodriguez- my wonderful grandparents!! 

Papa and Gram with baby Laura 

Papa and Gram with baby Laura 

Baby Phinehas being awesome. 

Baby Phinehas being awesome. 

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Thanks, family, for telling me that the candle was BACKWARDS. LOL!! 

Thanks, family, for telling me that the candle was BACKWARDS. LOL!! 

The two Laura Lynn's. 

The two Laura Lynn's. 

Mom and sisters. 

Mom and sisters. 

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Thanks to my little brother Sam and little sister Annie for most of these pictures. 

And, HAPPY BIRTHDAY again, my Macson! You are such a treasure and one of my greatest gifts. Love you forever.  

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