anyway though, here i am to talk about birthday week! last week we celebrated a whole bunch of things. andrew turned the big 3-0 and my oldest baby turned 2! it broke my heart and made me so grateful all at the same time!
we had the privilege of going back to wisconsin to celebrate all these events. addison got a real party this year with all her friends and family this year (not that last year wasn't a real party, but it was much much smaller). we made sure those kids tumbled their hearts out before partying it up in the main room. well all the kids except mine tumbled their hearts out.
we also were lucky enough to have amelia baptized in the church where andrew and i got married and addison was baptized. it was simply wonderful. "meme", as addison likes to call her, met a lot of people for the first time, including my grandma and all of our closest friends. it's such a blessing to have such beautiful people in our lives. the people are definitely the biggest thing i miss about wisconsin. (it's certainly not those frigid temperatures!)
hooray for successful visits back to visit family! i'm so lucky to have such wonderful family and friends. i probably don't say it enough to them but for anyone who is reading this, thank you from the bottom of my heart for always being there for us. we love you all <3