Happy Birthday Gavin!

Yesterday we celebrated Gavin’s birthday! I cannot believe that my baby is FIVE. Where did the time go? It seems like just yesterday he was born!

His birthday was also Daddy’s last day of vacation so we had a fun and relaxing day planned. Gavin’s party isn’t until next weekend.

Of course you must start your birthday off with some fun and yummy cupcake pancakes smothered in frosting syrup.

Of course it wouldn’t be fair to make him wait a week until his party to get his presents so Johnny, Mommy, & Daddy all gave their gifts to him before we went out on the boat for the day. He was loving all his stuff. Especially the SpongeBob backpack he wanted so badly. Of course Mommy just had to fill every pocket full.

Gavin was so excited because we finally let him use the rope swing! He didn’t really go in much like Johnny but he was very pleased just by dragging himself through.

Since we had a cookout on the river a big cake was hard to do. We had this little one and he loved it!

When I got out of the shower so we could go to dinner that night I found a very tired little boy.

Happy 5th Birthday Gavin. You are one loved little boy and you have definitely brightened our world the past five years!


  1. Emilie @ Baby Loving Mama says

    Love that last shot! Ha!

    Sounds like he had a fabulous birthday. Look forward to seeing his party next week!

  2. Jenny says

    Look at those blue eyes!

    Happy Birthday to Gavin!

  3. Hey Jen says

    Aw, happy birthday to Gavin! Sounds like it was an awesome and more than a little tiring day!

  4. Kayla says

    Awww! Look at that happy birthday boy xD
    Speaking of which, happy 5th birthday to YOUR little boy!
    It looks like you guys did everything up but good 🙂

  5. Terri S. says

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY GAVIN! Turning 5 is so exciting and sometimes it can be a bit exhausting as in your last photo. He’s growing up fast & he’s quite a handsome young man. Thanks for sharing his special day! 🙂

  6. Erin says

    Happy Birthday Gavin! I like the idea of filling up his backpack present! And my oldest just turned 5 this summer too! It does go by too fast!

  7. Happy Birthday Gavin!! Looks like a great day.

  8. Happy Birthday to him!

  9. One tired little boy is right, and as he should be with all that fun that was going on! Love the pancakes and birthday cake – too cute! HAPPY BIRTHDAY LITTLE GUY!

  10. won says

    I love the first picture. I love how it shows a bit of your face and can feel the love as you look at Gavin.

    Happy birthday, Gavin.

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