Monday, 27 September 2010

Happy 80th Birthday!

Birthday's and a very happy weekend!
Can it really be a year since we celebrated Dear Mother In Laws birthday in Padstow?
Well, reaching the grand age of 80 deserved a special weekend of celebrations, and more than a few lovely surprises!
So the bunting was hung,balloons blown and wishes for sunshine,
Ben and Sarah travelling all the way from Florida to share the special celebrations.
The furthest maybe, but what a lovely family occasion with sixteen family and friends coming from all over the country!

Iris's for Iris!

The weather was gorgeous for the whole weekend  and a Minibus gave everyone the chance to raise their glasses!

What a treat. Mum was determined to celebrate in style so we were treated to a lovely meal in Torquay.

What a view over Torquay as the sun was setting.

The grandchildren -- Oh! we did miss Briony!

Saturday was soon over but Sunday was just as special with
 a lovely family Sunday Lunch 

Just leaving dear Buster to help with the clearing up!


  1. what a lovely time you've all had!!
    Best wishes to your mother in law!!
    Gill x

  2. Looks like you all had a fantastic time, and you all looked wonderful, too! Many happy returns to a lovely mother-in-law!


  3. Looks like a wonderful time was had by all and Congrats to Iris!!!

  4. Congratulations to Iris. You've given her a weekend to remember and how lovely for the family to get together.

  5. sweet! Happy Happy birthday! Great family photos. :)


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