A Birthday Wish & Weekend Potluck #54

  Hi there, and welcome to Weekend Potluck, where Friends & Foodies meet and eat, alllll weekend long!

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  Today instead of Flashback Friday, I want to take a moment to wish a very, very special boy a Happy Birthday!!  Our anniversary baby was due on Valentine’s Day, but he wanted a day of his own, so he made me wait a whole NOTHER 24 hours before arriving.  That means…..

Tylan turns 6 today!


  Tylan Zachary was born after 4 miscarriages in 2 years.  We were all but sure we’d never have another child on earth with us again. 

“For this child I prayed, and the Lord hath granted me that which I asked of Him.”
I Samuel 1:27

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God is so faithful, and He gave me my hearts greatest desire….another baby.

A BOY even! Now we had one of each!

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Even though I had always wanted 4-6 kids, I knew we must be done, right?  After all our troubles, I figured having one of each meant we should be thankful for what we had and be done.


2 more babies in 2 years, THEN our family was complete. 



You bless our home with sweet giggles, your mischievous grin, and such a tender heart. It blesses me so much when you come to me with a deep thought about being a Godly man, or a gentleman. I know you will make such a great Husband and Daddy someday, because you are already aware of the things that make a Godly man great. You are so special, and we are sooo blessed that God gave us YOU!


Happy 6th Birthday, Buddy!  We love you SO much!  Mommy & Daddy   xoxo

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Now, time for Weekend Potluck!  Let’s take a quick peek back at last week

The recipe with the most clicks was ~

”Fried” Ice Cream

”Fried” Ice Cream by Everyday Mom’s Meals

Recipes that caught our attention ~

Strawberry Lemonade Bars

Strawberry Lemonade Bars by Turnips to Tangerines

Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna by Julie’s Eats & Treats

And, a personal favorite ~

I am not a huge chocolate fan. I don’t crave Hershey’s bars or anything like that. HOWEVER, I WILL eat chocolate to get to the caramel in the center, make sense?

So when I saw this Chocolate Roulade, I was amazed at how delicious it looked, and how bad I wanted to make it.
You know what I like, right???

The CREAMY middle! Mmmmm!!!!!!
Chocolate Roulade

Chocolate Roulade by Comfy Cook

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9 thoughts on “A Birthday Wish & Weekend Potluck #54

    • Aw, memories! 🙂 Little did we know, he would seem tiny compared to the 2, 10 pounders that came NEXT! lol 🙂 My favorite part {well, other than the obvious favorite} was after praying for a pain free birth, my pain level never got above a 7. I loved and still recall the surprised look you and the nurses gave me, when I answered your questions with “Yes, Ma’m.” at 9 cm. Only birth I wasn’t “gone” with pain managing by that point, and I knew God had answered my prayers. Easiest birth of all!

  1. Happy Birthday Tylan!! What adorable photos of him…love the most recent ones cause I just love that sweet boy and his adorable smile. He’s pretty easy to love I’d say. Birthday Hugs coming to Ty from Mrs. B today. XO

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