Monday, October 22, 2012

{60th Birthday Surprise}

Trevor's sister, Mindy, had cooked up an awesome surprise for their mom for her 60th birthday this fall.  Mindy did a wonderful job planning, organizing, and pulling together all the details for a fun weekend that included a surprise lunch with 3 of her kids and a few grandkids (missed you Todd and Tyler!) and then a bigger, extended family and friends party in the evening. 
Operation surprise was hush, hush for everyone....but we aren't quite sure if we completely had her fooled, but it was fun, none the less!
{Yah, Rylan was having potty issues in that picture.  Could've photoshopped it out, but decided against it. Typical Rylan....thinking no one will notice!}
Mindy organized a group gift that included a newly framed family picture of each family.  What a good looking posterity!
 We had oodles and oodles of food that was so delish!  The big party was so well attended.  Many of her neighbors, church friends, nieces, nephews, siblings, etc. made great sacrifices to attend. It was fun to meet new people and visit with some family we haven't seen in awhile.  We all had a great time.
Of course, we made a little stop at Gonzaga to take a few pictures.  Trevor has a sweet spot for Gonzaga basketball.
And it was so very awesome to spend some time with our little nephew, Kai. Rylan just adores him! 
It was a quick weekend away, but always a good time getting together with family...and for such a fun cause this time too!


Kris and Cath 7:58 AM  

Very fun! I love family time and I am a big supporter of cousin time:)

Tyler 7:45 AM  

Awesome pictures! I wish I could have been there!

Anonymous 3:28 AM  

Hello! I'm trying to reach Mindy! She taught my son Cody while she was on a mission in Texas. Well he's getting babtized in a couple of weeks and would like to talk to her. He came across a letter she had witten to him and would like to thank her. Anyway my email addres is

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