My youngest niece Maile just celebrated her 3rd birthday this past weekend. Some of you may have seen my facebook status on April 2, 2010
Gayla Elizabeth Please pray for my little niece who is having surgery this morning. Make her well and give her strength for her 3rd birthday in a couple weeks. I love you Mai…..
Thank you to all that commented and prayed for Maile, she is such a precious gift and I was so happy to celebrate her 3rd birthday with her. H*A*P*P*Y. She was able to have a wonderful birthday with loved ones this past weekend at Mission Bay in San Diego, CA. My drive started a little late that morning due to a “surprise” in my swimming pool (my facebook friends saw my status :-)). For those of you who want to find me on facebook, you can do so by clicking here.
I finally arrived with gifts and a huge teddy bear in tow (my tradition continues!). Upon my arrival, I was greeted with the biggest smile that can melt your heart in seconds from Mai. Being with my family brings me such happyness. Happyness with a Y! My brother had his boat and chauffeured everyone out for a ride, there was lots of food, a few games and good company. Despite being a little cold and windy, it was so nice to be with my nieces and nephew Christopher. It was a very relaxing day. By the end of the day, Mai was exhausted from the long celebration, but you could tell she felt she had a GREAT BIRTHDAY. We were there all day and headed to my brother’s home about 8pm. I ended up staying there and spending more time with my family and enjoyed every minute of it. I actually stayed and tucked both her and her sister Malia in bed and was able to wish them sweet dreams before I headed back in my car to drive back to LA. It’s moments like these that make my heart smile. :-). Here are a few pictures of our celebration.