Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Happy 2nd Birthday Zach!

My nephew's 2nd birthday is today and since we won’t see him today {insert sad face} we gave him his birthday gift on Sunday.

It was the sweetest thing when he opened his gift. He said, “WOW” at least 10 times and it made me so happy. His eyes lit up, his lips broke into the biggest smile and he did not let his gift out of his sight.

I miss having that reaction when I open gifts. I want to be a child again to just remember how awesome it was to jump up and down and clap non-stop because you had been given the most perfect gift.

I might try that this Christmas. I’ll just get up and start jumping up and down, clapping my hands and I'll say, "WOW!" over and over again. As long as Sean promises not to lock me away, I’ll do it for each gift, haha. OK, maybe not, but you understand what I mean right? I miss that.

I didn’t get the best pictures of his reaction as I was too busy watching him when he realized what he had been given. I had the warmest feeling inside, the feeling you get when you realize you have made someone's day. But of course, I got a few.

{You sure it's OK to rip all this paper?}




{He loves his cars so we got him a Remote Controlled Hummer. My poor sister. She already told me that he stayed up until midnight playing with his new car. Haha. She'll get me back one day.}




4 more days til Christmas! ♥

28 comments:

Carolyn said...

Aww! Happy birthday little man! :)

Valerie Griffin said...

What a CUTIE!!!!!

Sommer J said...

Happy birthday to the little man!! I am mean and gift my nephews with loud toys, too ;) at least their awesome toys, but not so much to my siblings

redwhitebride said...

aww! happy birthday, zach! :)

Mrs. Pancakes said...

that just toally made me smile..my godson says wow all the time when he is excited! must be a two year old thing! that toy looks pretty cool!

Kathy C. said...

What a great gift!! He's gonna love it! Ah... I can't believe he's 2 already! I remember when he was just born! Time flies...

Melissa said...

Awww Happy Birthday to him!

Brittany said...

Happy birthday Zach! He's precious!

Mandy Bogdan said...

OMG! Look at that baby boy! He just precious! Being an Aunt is the best! :-)
Happy 2nd Birthday to Zach!

Morgan said...

That is adorable! And you are so right, we totally do that as kids and as we get older it fades away. It shouldn't be that way! We should still have that joy and surprise. =) You should definitely do that at Christmas. =)

Nic A said...

Best Aunt Ever! I can't believe he is 2 already!

Tucker said...

he is a doll!

Monique said...

he's such a cutie and the excitement just warms your heart doesn't it.

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Megan said...

Awwww, he's adorable! Happy happy birthday to him!!

What I Did Today said...

You are officially the world's most awesome auntie. That has gotta be every little boy's dream gift. :)

Johnna said...

Happy Birthday to him!!! He is precious!!!

toi said...

this made me smile too. i can't believe is already two. happy birthday Zach!!!

Lovelyladyjb said...

Aww so cute! I remember being so full of energy and excitement at Christmas as a kid. Nowadays, I don't really care about it too much. BUT maybe I'll try that too! haha

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Ashley {hudson's happenings} said...

How sweet! A kid's reaction to presents is truly the best...so I totally know what you mean! ;) My Hudson always says: ohboy ohboy ohboy! Haha.

Chrissy & Nate said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! And what an AWESOME present for a little boy: I'm sure he will love that thing and wear it out for a long, long time!!! Have a wonderful Christmas!

Bruleegirl said...

Ahh look at his little face. He looks amazed at his present. How sweet!

Lil' Woman said...

Happy Birthday Zach!!!! :)

Desi said...

Lil cutie! Happy belated birthday to him! And yes I know exactly what you mean about wanting to be so in awe like we were as kids! Wish I could turn back time. But we will get to relive it a little when we have kids :)