Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Josh and I have loved creating special family traditions for Christmas.  Our sweet kids will only be this little once and we want to make sure that we take every advantage of using this time to make memories as a family of 4, as well as using these tradition to teach our children the true meaning of Christmas. We decided this Christmas to have a “Happy Birthday, Jesus” party. I think this was an easy way for them to understand what Christmas is all about!

Our cuties ready to bake!

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Brody loves to help bake and Jillian loves to supervise.

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We made Christmas colored cupcakes by using  food coloring to dye the batter green and red. I layered the colored batter in the cupcake tins similar to the rainbow cupcakes we made earlier this year.

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We sang “Happy Birthday” to Jesus and let Brody blow out the candle! I still had an extra candle left over from celebrating a first birthday, so we used it. :)

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Enjoying his cupcake!

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Brody told me a couple of weeks ago that he thought Jesus was probably turning 3 and would like a Diego present for his birthday. Love it!

Merry Christmas Eve!


Courtney said...

What a wonderful tradition. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Katie said...

I love this tradition! Merry Christmas!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

Jesus is going to have chocolate icing and yellow cake out our house. I bet me would love Diego too.

Merry Christmas!

Lilly, Reid, Matt, and Sara said...

Merry Christmas!!

Katie said...

That is hilarious about Jesus turning 3. Love it!

Anonymous said...

Great tradition! Hope you all had a merry christmas!

Marla said...

Love the Happy Birthday, Jesus party idea! I've been wanting to do one for a few years, but just never have. Maybe this year should be the year!