A Little of This and That from Nixon's BIRTHDAY

Friday, Britty and I took the birthday boy lunch.  Any guesses on his request?

Chick-Fil-A!  Our love for Chick-fil-A still runs deep.  {You can see a post I did all about Chick-fil-A years ago.  My lastest obsession is the chicken wrap..basically because I use ALL THE SAUCE as I eat.  What's your Chick-fil-A go to??}

Please note the tiny three-year-old walking over to the table full of boys.  This girl is gonna be trouble.  The teachers were so sweet and didn't mind this girl was causing a ruckus in the middle of lunch.

She loves him BIG and the feeling is mutual.  :)

You can read all about Nixon's birthday party in this post.  I followed it up on Tuesday with a post asking your thoughts on tipping and birthday hosts at parties.  Feel free to check that out as well and share your opinion.  I don't mind one bit that we all have different opinions-as long as we are respectfully disagreeing with each other.  :)

I get asked a lot about gifts for kiddos...probably Nixon's age and ALL-BOY the most!  It seems like you guys struggle in the gift department a bit with nine-year-old boys as well.  That age can be tough!

Nixon got some AMAZING gifts at his party and I instantly knew I needed to share them with you...

*Favorite team accessories...Nixon got a football, water bottle, and shirt all decked out with his favorite team.  For all your sports' lovin' kiddos, this was a HIT!  Whether it be-football, baseball, basketball, soccer...grabbing some things with their favorite team logo is a GREAT idea! 

*Water Balloon Toys...He got a wide variety of Bunch of Balloons.  Do you remember those balloons you hook up the water hose to and in seconds you have TONS of water balloons ready to go?  SO EASY!  And if your boy is like mine, he's a big fan of water balloons.  Another gift included this Bunch of Balloons Balloon Launcher-loved it!

*Wooden Louisville Slugger...I had no clue Nix would be stoked about this bat, but he was PUMPED!  He told me he was sleeping with it that night.  Baseball moms-remember this.  :)

*Base Set and Wiffle Ball Combo...This gift came all packaged together and I thought it was a great idea.  Everything you'd need to play a game of wiffle ball...the bases, the bat, and a big bag of wiffle balls.  You could switch out the wiffle ball stuff for a kickball  as well.

*Pool Toys...this squirt and smash pool toy will be a big hit as soon as our weather warms up.  Any type of football for the water is always a good idea as well.

I'm sure I'm forgetting something else I should pass on, but I can't remember!  I'll pass it on if I think of it!
Check out our street on Monday afternoon...wiffle ball game in full effect.  And please note the largest Ziploc bag EVER for an after school snack of goldfish.

I think that wraps up a little of this and that from my favorite nine-year-old's big day.

Happy Thursday, Everyone!
XO

7 comments

Mix and Match Mama said...

A Chick-fil-a biscuit breakfast sandwich cannot be beat!!!

Dana said...

If u need a little fried in ur life, try the wrap with the fried chicken. Yes, they do that. It's a game changer!

Narci said...

Oh, those are some great tips!! Love all of the present ideas! Also, that pic of Nixon with Britt is precious!!

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

Great present ideas! And I LOVE Chick-fil-a chicken noodle soup. LIKE I LOVE IT.

Julie Bradford said...

I love all the sports stuff.. so fun!!! what some great ideas.. I will definitely be ordering some of that for the girls friends birthday parties coming up!!!! also did you notice that you and Shay both had titles this and that for today.... great minds think alike :) :) last thing.. hope the bad weather steered clear of McKinney last night.. we are supposed to have bad weather today...eeekkkss

Amanda @ That Inspired Chick said...

I hope Nixon liked the stack of one dollar bills I stole off our chore chart at the last minute and stuck in a generic card that just said "Happy Birthday, Nixon. From Mason". 不不不不不不
That Inspired Chick

Adoring Creations said...

HBD Nixon! I will have to remember that about the baseball bat. My son’s b-day is coming up and he is so into ⚾️ !