Stephen's 27th Birthday

Monday, July 11, 2016

I definitely underestimated how crazy last week was going to be, so now I'm going to take this whole week to catch up on what's been going on! As a quick update - we celebrated Stephen's 27th birthday, July 4th, our 3rd Anniversary and my 25th birthday. We are officially exhausted and basically need an entire day to sleep. I definitely want to make sure I capture everything that's been going on so I'm going to be breaking up these posts over the next few days. First up, Stephen's birthday!

Stephen's 27th Birthday was on Sunday, July 3rd so on Saturday, we headed over to the beach. We definitely failed because we got to the beach and realized we forgot the umbrella! We headed back home to pick it up so we could actually enjoy the day.. what should've taken 20 minutes to get to the beach ended up taking over an hour lol. Thankfully, the beach was still empty and we had a great time! Afterwards, we headed home for a big night of grilling!! I got Stephen a few grilling cook books at a used bookstore near my parents' house and there were soo many good recipes! We ended up making caramelized onion pitas, tomatoes, cucumber salad, homemade baked beans and lamb - Stephen did an amazing job!

We found beach chairs for $4 at Target!!!

Sunday morning, I surprised Stephen with breakfast in bed before heading out to church. After church, we did presents and cake then headed over to my SIL, Lauren's mom's house on a lake. All Stephen wanted to do was "go on the boat with Siena (our niece)" and that's exactly what he got! We spent the afternoon on the boat, did some tubing and then spent some time in the water. It was so much fun and was the best boat day!

One happy birthday boy!

Her snarl face makes us laugh soo hard!!

He loves her so much!!


After the boat, we got ready, did cake and presents with everyone then we headed over to Disney Springs for dinner. They officially finished the newest section of Disney Springs and it's amazing!! We didn't have time to browse the stores but we ate dinner and walked around some before calling it a night. 

The next few pictures of Stephen and Siena are my favorite :)

We were celebrating both our birthday's lol

Right before we left, Stephen and his older brother competed in an agility contest at the Under Armor store. We kept laughing and saying how they'll be 40 and we'll all be in there with our kids watching them compete!

Linking up with Biana.


  1. Happy birthday to Stephen! Breakfast in bed is such a fun treat.

  2. So much fun! Happy Birthday to Stephen!

    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

  3. Woo hoo! Happy (late) birthday to Stephen!!! It looks like he had a great birthday weekend with you and the rest of y'all's family! Those pictures of him and your niece are absolutely adorable, and he sleeping pictures....I die! Too cute!

  4. Happy Birthday Stephen! Looks like you guys had so much. The pictures of the sleeping baby on the boat are just precious!

  5. Love that you guys got in both beach/lake to celebrate - so fun! Your grilling meal looks delicious and I love the candle in the donut - a perfect start to the big day!