Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Weekend in Pictures: Birthdays, Breast Cancer Walks & Bonfires

We very rarely have a dull weekend and honestly I really like staying busy. This weekend was exceptionally busy but Sawyer got to do so many new things, he seemed tor really enjoy himself. We started out Saturday morning with the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk to celebrate our friend Mel's fight against the disease. We also walked for my Grandma (my dad's mom) who lost her hard battle 2 years ago. After the walk, my parents, Sawyer and me tried out the new breakfast at Springfield Brewing Company (so yum!), we definitely recommend it. 
Saturday night Trina & Darlene hosted an Appelquist Foundation Bonfire at their house to celebrate the success of this year's tournament. We raised a whopping $8500!!!!  
We finished the weekend Sunday, with 2 birthday parties. Gavin (my coworker and friend Karen's grandson) turned 1 and celebrated at the Fire House by MSU. He had a costume party so we dressed Sawyer up like a Tiger (of course). Cruze (our friend Susan & Dustin's son) turned 2 and had his party at Nathaniel Greene Park in the new Botanical Garden Center. 
Here are the pictures....
My dad, Sawyer and me at the MSABC Walk
Very clever way to drink a bottle, he must have been pooped from the walk
Hanging with Grandma at the Bonfire
The boys had a strobe light fight
First time on a slide and he is in love. Thanks Grandpa
Eyeing Grandpa's beer at the bofire. 21 years bud!
This picture cracks me up, Megan...great face!
The crew at the bonfire.
I love these girls!
Megan and me by the fire
Happy 2nd Birthday Cruze!!

Gavin's costume birthday party. The cutest Hulk I've ever seen!
Yummy Pumpkin
Do many cute costumes!
Impossible to get a shot of all the kids paying attention. The photos crack me up!
And the tiger is off.....
Me and my little tiger
Gavin's party was at the Fire House, lots of fun stuff to play with!
Cute little driver

Owen

Parker
Gavin enjoying his cake.

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