So, we actually celebrated my mom's birthday weeks and weeks ago, but I'm finally getting around to updating my blog a bit, and I didn't want to forego this fun occasion. I got up early to make my mom a quintessential continental breakfast. The girls and I took Steve to school that morning and we snuck over to my mom's house and surprised her with this birthday breakfast. Tom had left for work already, and their front door happened to be unlocked (lucky us!), so we gathered the breakfast we had brought and quietly went into the house. We could hear mom upstairs, so we tiptoed up the stairs and went into the hallway. That's when we started singing "Happy Birthday." Mom was in her closet choosing clothes for the day, when she popped her head out and saw us holding breakfast goodies. She was so happy and surprised. We all went downstairs to enjoy the food together.
Later that evening, Amara had a softball game. My mom got to join us for that because she got off work right on time. Afterwards, we took her out to eat at China Star for her birthday.