Friday, July 15, 2011

Katelyn Turns 7!

Katelyn turned 7 on July 3, 2011! I can't believe that just 7 short years ago (which flew by in a blink) this is what my little Katelyn looked like:

Then growing to this:

to this:

And now look at my beautiful girl! She has grown up so big

Since Kate's birthday landed on a Sunday we decided to do some celebrating on Saturday. We took the kids to Trafalga. We had a lot of fun bowling, bumper boats, rides, and games. Afterwards Katelyn chose to eat at Dennys. We then headed home and enjoyed the afternoon.
Here are some pictures from Trafalga.


On Sunday Katelyn got to open her presents. She was so excited and this was the first time she actually made me a list of what she would like. Boy that makes it super easy!!!

Katelyn wanted this doll so much! She was super excited to get it.

This was a fun art kit she was happy to get too.
After presents we had dinner and Kate chose to have ham sandwiches, fruit salad, and chips for her birthday dinner. She isn't a big fan of cake so we were going to make cupcakes which she still doesn't like a ton. I asked her if she'd rather have brownies and she was so excited and said yes! So we made brownies and put the candles on there.

Katelyn is a wonderful person. She is so helpful and kind to everyone. She loves to learn and absolutely loved school this past year. She has become quiet the great reader in the past couple of months and we are so proud of her. She is so excited to be baptized next year and reminds me all the time that she will soon be 8! Her favorite color is blue, she loves ham sandwiches and my homemade chicken noodle soup, and she loves to write and color and make her own books. She loves to ride her bike, swim, play with friends, and loves to play with toys. Her sisters are her best friends and they have a lot of fun together. She is a wonderful helper with all her sisters and is always the one who is the first to get up and help clean. She cares for everyone she meets and wants everyone to be happy. We love you Katie-bug! You make us smile!

4 comments:

Heidi Gail Richhart said...

Happy Birthday Sweetie!! we love you!

LeAnn said...

I'm so glad I've been able to get to know Katelyn more through piano lessons. She is a sweetheart and always makes me smile. I don't know if I ever told you but one day she was playing a song and wouldn't play the E note. When I asked her why she said that the E was silent...I have a pretty good idea what she learned about in school that day!

Krista Neil said...

Happy birthday Katelyn :)

Celeste said...

She is such a big, sweet girl!! Miss you guys! :) And can I say that I LOVE that she chose ham sandwiches for dinner!