Ýesterday was a spectacular day in more ways then one. The weather was spectacular and 70F degrees! The sky was blue and we were all happy about THAT!
This photo is the grounds at the Real de Minas Hotel here in San Miguel where Sebastian's FOURTH birthday took place.
Sebastian could hardly contain himself. He WANTED to open his presents! Finally, allowed to open one until the rest of the kids arrived, he was ecstatic about his Max Steel moving robot. He was over the moon. He, by himself, figured out how to make him work and carried this thing, that was almost as big as him, around all day.
A tent! OMgosh, a tent! As soon as it was put together, they both scurried with their toys to the tent.
I know many, many hours of fun will be had inside this tent.
When my kids were little, they would make tents all over the house with sheets and blankets. I believe they spent one quarter of their lives as wee ones, playing inside their makeshift tents. Sometimes they were up for a month at a time......now this little tent assembled in minutes!
Sebastian got more tools for his Bob the Builder tool belt. Here he's showing me his tape measure which fits on his belt just like Daddy's does.
It was a bit of a windy day. We gave up on any more candles other then one which was blown out in a second. I didn't even get a photo of it! However, Matilda had her eye on a better prize. One of the two maraschino cherries on top of the cake for decoration.
Sebastian was the first to hit the pinata. Mati followed. Do you see all the candy on the ground?
She really walloped that pinata with the pinata stick. This was followed by all the kids
swarming in for the treats.
This was the first birthday that I was able to share with Sebastian. I'm always at the beach by this time of year. This year I decided that I wanted to be here for this and other things, but, most importantly Sebastian's birthday. It doesn't seem possible that he is already four years old.
It was a memorable and fun experience, to put it mildly.
To top it all off, last evening the sky was lit in blue, pink, gold and purple hues in the sunset.
This photo of peace and serenity ended my day as I took this photo from up on the roof terrace.
Aaah, life is good.