Since the boys both celebrate birthdays within a month of Christmas, each year we give them one, nice item that we hope they will have forever.
Now, before you shed a tear feeling so sorry for the poor children that receive a painting for their birthday, please rest assured that between their party guests, grandparents, aunts, uncles and Santa they have enough toys to make me feel a little sick to my stomach.
To commemorate John's fifth birthday, we gave him a small original oil painting of the Tybee Island Light House. A place that holds lots of memories for the little one already. This gem is painted by local artist Adam Houston, which makes it even more special in my mind.
Sugarboo frame. We picked the quote "At one glance I love you with a thousand hearts." While it has a sweet baby picture of him in it now, we thought it would be appropriate for his first dog in a few years, his wife in quite a few more and maybe even his own son (since W's don't make girls) one day.