Bowen is 7 and What’s Up Wednesday

Today is a big day in the Slaughter House…Bowen Hency Slaughter turns SEVEN!

Ahhh!  I cannot believe this guy is already seven!  Since he was born, Bowen has always been the easiest kid.  He plays with the neighborhood big kids, started showering himself way before the two big kids did, and has been able to carry on conversations with practically anyone since he began talking.   He’s friendly, fun, and is the one who walks away from a baseball field with a whole slew of new friends.

He has the most infectious laugh.  Before I know it, I realize I’m laughing at something ridiculous too-all because of Bowen.

I’m so darn thankful I get to be his mom.  He’s such a cool kid.

And just because Baby Bowen melts me.  🙂

Since we’re on Thanksgiving Break, today is ALL ABOUT HIM!  Bowen Slaughter, we love you so very much!  I’m so thankful I get to be your mom.   We love you big!

I’m linking up today with Sheaffer and Shay for What’s Up Wednesday.

What We’re Eating This Week…
This is a weird week for my kitchen.
Monday-We ate at my mom’s in Missouri.
Tuesday-Tab fed the kids at the local grocery store food court area while I scrambled to get birthday ready for Bowen’s birthday.
Wednesday-Bowen’s choice for his birthday dinner.  He’s still undecided on his choice.
Friday-We’ll have a random assortment of leftovers.

What I’m Reminiscing About…
Last year at this time we were anxiously awaiting our family to arrive for Thanksgiving in Texas.  We love going to visit in Missouri, but it’s just as fun for everyone to come to us.  It’s always special showing visiting family around our town.

What I’m Loving…
Wal-Mart’s sweater department has been showing out lately!  I haven’t shared these three but they were in my big box from this weekend too.  {Red LeopardRed, White, and BlackBlue Leopard}  My cousin and sister-in-law’s high school is in the football playoffs and the school colors are red and black.  They each left with a new sweater for the next game!

What We’ve Been Up To…
Today our one goal is to celebrate this SEVEN-YEAR-OLD!

What I’m Dreading…
Nothing at the moment.  🙂

What I’m Working On…
I’m working on all the laundry for the five of us from the weekend…as well as the 12 other people who traveled with us I never got to meet.  hahaha!

What I’m Excited About…
THIS SEASON!!!  I’ve gotta be honest with Thanksgiving being a little later this season totally snuck up on me.  Anyone else?  I was so focused on Thanksgiving food, Bowen’s upcoming party with friends, etc. that I totally forgot about getting him presents from us!  Last night I was scrambling at the very last minute to get him some gifts.  Just in case you think I have it together…I don’t!

What I’m Watching/Reading…
I’m working my way through this book, Next Year in Havana, slowly.  I should add-it’s not going slowly because the book isn’t good, it’s going slowly because this is my super slow reading time.  It happens every year.

What I’m Listening To…
Sports on t.v. because with three boys in this house there are always sports on tv.

What I’m Wearing…
I got a lot of questions about this top.  It’s actually from Nordstrom last year so it’s all sold out.  So sorry!

What I’m Doing This Weekend…
We have some fun things plan around town to get us in the Christmas spirit, but I hope the rain holds off!

What I’m Looking Forward to Next Month…

Thanks for reading today!

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  1. 11.27.19
    Kimberly said:

    Happiest of birthdays Bowen!
    And Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  2. 11.27.19
    Shelly @ The Queen in Between said:

    Cannot believe that sweet boy is 7 already!! HAve a super Thanksgiving with your family!

  3. 11.27.19
    Carrie said:

    My youngest’s birthday is 11/24 and I find it easier when it is closer to Thanksgiving because we often celebrate with family on Thanksgiving. This year it was Sunday so it tripped me up! It seemed harder to balance both but since she prefers it a little quiet I took birthday girl and her sister 2 weeks ago to a hotel with a water park. Believe it or not but she was born on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving at 6:45 am ( 3 hour labor which was longer then my first!!), we were released at noon since we used a midwife facility and I hosted the next day. I DONT suggest that at all and my Mom helped. She was late and I was expected to go early so I originally thought I would have had a 3 week old hanging out, not a 1 day old. I buy gifts for her birthday and pick out 2 to 3 items and save the rest for Christmas. That helps tremendously.

  4. 11.27.19
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    Oh sweet Bowen!!!! We love you soooooooooo much!!!!!! He is my favorite. Like human. Ever. xo

  5. 11.27.19
    Amy Heinl said:

    Happy Birthday Bowen. Enjoy your special day🎂

  6. 11.27.19
    Ellibelle said:

    Such great pictures!
    Wishing your son a happy birthday and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
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  7. 11.27.19
    Julie Bradford said:

    Happy Birthday Bowen!!! hope you get to celebrate ALL DAY!!