Our sweet Hailey bug turned 11 on Thursday! Celebrating her is these a joy, as she asks for very little (besides Shepherd’s Pie for dinner) and deeply appreciates every little thing. I assume 11 is going to be a great yr, as I can see the blurring of the traces in between the extraordinary child she is and the rising younger female she’s developing into.
We celebrated her in these types of a pleasurable way! The working day started out off with sleeping in, having a bagel with an egg on top rated (her fav), and viewing two episodes of Full Home though I manufactured meal.
My mother surprised her by demonstrating up midday and ringing the doorbell with a bunch of balloons such a fun shock, as each youngsters were being so giddy to see Nana. We all went to lunch at Blue Star Grill, where she bought her go-to get- cheeseburger with lettuce and tomato with fries.
Later on we took her to Frankie’s, where we all acted like 11 yrs olds playing arcade game titles. We did not even make it to laser tag or putt putt for the reason that we ran from recreation to sport racking up tickets for prizes. It was a ton of entertaining and I laughed as we all screamed like we won a Las Vegas jackpot when we ultimately received a bunch of ticket cards to tumble around the edge of the token thrust activity.
After back again dwelling mother took the ladies on a walk whilst David and I set up the major shock- an 11 reward lengthy gift scavenger hunt! Hailey loves a good riddle clue working experience and I needed to make it transpire for her. It was this kind of a blast watching her decipher the clues and race from area to area.
With 11 items, certainly most have been more compact gifts (just one was a 6 pack of her favourite zevia and lime chips), but the hunt culminated with her major gift- a new desk! We sneaked it into her space so when the past clue took her there it was a huge surprise. It. Was. Wonderful. She was entirely shocked and fell instantly in adore with her large child present.
Later on we ate the birthday girl’s ask for, shepherd’s pie and peach cobbler, which really considerably is the best mix of slide and summer time, a seasonal change she adores. Then performed her board game of option, Trekking the World, to end the night. All in all, just one wonderful day celebrating our sweet Hailey.
Now to freeze time for a minute and share a several enjoyment details I want to bear in mind about her at this age and phase.
- Hailey has the major heart and a reward for reading through emotions.
- She is job oriented and desires to knock out what is predicted of her immediately.
- She is imaginative with distinctive talent in the places of crafting, reward providing, and crafting.
- She loves art, knitting, stitching, and baking.
- She likes to know what to be expecting and receives uneasy and uncomfortable when thrown hurriedly into new predicaments.
- Her garments of option is ordinarily athletic outfits and sneakers or denims and a t-shirt.
- She has started out to do her possess hair and enjoys the scarf ponytail holders it is the sweetest search.
- She is entrepreneurial. She helps make and sells cake pops, spiced apple muffins, and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Saves her money well, sometimes way too properly, and we encourage her to spend it when she finds anything she really wants.
- She asks for nothing at all and appreciates anything. Immediately after each meal I make her she constantly says “thanks so a great deal for dinner, mom!” She’s so enjoyment to give to.
- She presently would like to be a farmer when she grows up and has quite the elaborate program about how she will save income, the form of household she would like, what she desires to grow, and how she will offer it.
- Hailey adores Finley and is familiar with how to manage her perfectly.
- She enjoys piano, soccer, swimming, and remaining section of a team.
- She enjoys me, no question, but has a comfortable location for her dad. She’s certainly a daddy’s lady.
Hailey, you deliver so a great deal pleasure not only to us, but to anyone you are around. It is such a present to be your mom and I hope you usually know that we enjoy you unconditionally, but that we also genuinely take pleasure in getting close to you. You are a ray of light-weight with a reward of observing the optimistic in folks and situations. We adore you so considerably and are so proud of the particular person you are. Joyful 11th birthday child lady!