Some Family Fun!!!

In celebration of Eddie’s 57th birthday, our daughter Jane and her boyfriend Mark threw him a birthday party inviting all of our North Carolina family including Eddie’s sister, her three children, their spouses and her five grandchildren.  Mark’s step-father and a few friends were there, too.  It was a fabulous event!



The weather was perfect and everyone was able to attend.  Not an easy feat, for sure!


To make Eddie’s birthday even more special, Mark decided to cook a 17 pound standing rib roast over the bonfire pit using a rotisserie.  It was awesome!


Afterwards, the youngsters had a fabulous time roasting marshmallows over the coals to make Somores.  That were a huge hit.  The kids had a wonderful time!


Mark is an avid fisherman and he coordinated a very special gift to Eddie…an awesome fishing pole and gear!  There is some great fishing in Costa Rica, so that pole will come in handy.


Our Great-niece Stella was fascinated with the chickens.  She was thrilled when she found two eggs!


Our visit has been fantastic!  We have been so busy catching up with family and friends that unfortunately we have neglected our blog.  That will change soon since our visit is coming to an end.  Eddie leaves for Costa Rica on October 15 and I will return on October 28.

In the next few weeks, we will have a few more posts on our fun time in North Carolina.  So, be sure to check in with us!

Here we are with Erik, Jane and Mark, along with the 3 dogs.

Here we are with Erik, Jane and Mark, along with the 3 dogs, Susie, Rusty and Bud Jr.

6 thoughts on “Some Family Fun!!!

  1. It was a great party! Mark and Jane sure showed the kids a good time…and the photos show it! It has been great to have you both back in NC. 🙂

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