Summer Birthday Exchange

I love a good tradition, a celebration – and of course, any type of present, so when Elizabeth asked Waverly & I to be a part of the summer birthday exchange for the second year in a row, we were super excited & all in!  You can see last year’s post here, the idea is that all the little ones with summer birthdays draw names & send birthday gifts to each other.  We love this so much & are so thankful to be included with some of our very favorite blog friends each year. 🙂

Waverly got the sweetest package from Laura and her sons, Liam & Finn, the cutest apron ever!  It is seriously adorable & Waverly loves to bake, so this was the perfect present for her.  Laura also included a recipe, Liam’s favorite cookies, & I can’t wait to bake them with Waverly during one of Avalon’s nap times very soon!

Thank you Liam & Finn, & happy early 3rd birthday to Liam!

We got to send a present to Ethan, we love his mom Natasha’s blog (& her style!), plus their newest little guy, Wyatt, is just precious!  You can see what we got for Ethan’s birthday here, happy belated 3rd birthday!

You can find all the other blogs who participated in the exchange here:
Amanda & Lily @ Tickled Pink, Elizabeth & Mason @ Chasin’ Mason, Jess & Sadie @ Sadie Sky Boutique, Laura & Presley @ Happily Ever Parker, Laureen & Tyson @ Chataeu Deveau, Sara & Mac @ Running From the Law, Sarah & Brantley @ Seeing All Sides, Stehaphanie & Grey @ Olivia and Tate, Traci & Charli @ The Hallway

And lastly, before we sign off for the holiday weekend, a few pictures of the girls this week!  Avalon is getting more alert by the day, though her awake times are still few & far between.  Waverly will say “omg, her eyes are open!”, we all love it so much & though I’m sure that’s right when things will get harder, I am really looking forward to her being able to interact with us more in the weeks to come.  By far, Waverly’s favorite thing to do is hold her sister, she asks me every single night to come hold her & kiss her before bed, I’m not sure there is anything sweeter.

Wishing you all the HAPPIEST holiday weekend!


  1. July 2, 2015 / 1:25 pm

    I'm so excited for you to be able to bake with Waverly wearing her adorable new apron! How sweet of Laura to include Liam's favorite recipe for cookies too. Happy, happy (almost) birthday sweet girl!

  2. July 2, 2015 / 1:35 pm

    I loved loved this exchange and am so glad we could participate this year!! Don't you just love seeing your two babes together… Oh melt my momma heart! Happy 4th weekend!! xoxo

  3. July 2, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    Awwww, so sweet! Liam and Finn are two of the cutest lil guys and Waverly and Avalon are two of the cutest lil girls…I smell matching making heaven :)!

  4. July 2, 2015 / 2:20 pm

    What a perfect and thoughtful gift!! Loving your pictures of Waverly holding her littler sister, just perfect. 🙂

  5. July 2, 2015 / 3:22 pm

    Oh, love love love! Those photos of them together just melt my heart! She is such a good big sister! And I know because Mac is a TERRIBLE big brother. 😉

  6. July 2, 2015 / 3:39 pm

    Happy early Birthday, Waverly! I just love the picture of her holding baby sis. She looks like she truly loves her!

  7. July 2, 2015 / 8:47 pm

    goodness sakes, those pictures of Waverly holding Avalon. Adorable! It's so sweet that she already loves her sister so much! Emerson does the same thing with Oliver, and it melts my heart every time!

  8. July 3, 2015 / 2:18 am

    Little aprons are maybe my favourite things ever. I saw mini ones at a store the other day and wanted to buy a couple for the future for when we have kids! SO cute.

  9. July 9, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    Such sweet pictures of your girls. Don't you love 'girls'?!? I loved the sound of saying 'my boys'

  10. July 11, 2015 / 1:41 am

    Waverly is such a great big sister. The pictures of them are so sweet.

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