Happy 5th Birthday Ryder!





 My middle son Ryder made his birthday plans in July. His birthday is in December! He made some pretty darn good plans too! His agenda consisted of a ride on Hyperspace Mountain and The Little Mermaid, and dinner at his all time favorite restaurant The Rain Forest Cafe. So what do you do with that request? You take a jaunt to Disneyland!

 The lucky duck got to take a day away from school to fulfill his birthday wishes! The best thing about his birthday being in December is that it is our FAVORITE time to be at Disneyland. Besides the huge crowds the holidays draw there seems to be just a little bit more magic in the air and we can’t resist it! Ryder got to take his trip on an X-wing and ride Hyperspace Mountain and then on the opposite side of his personality we did ride The Little Mermaid.

 At dinner our whole family met in Downtown Disney to celebrate our five-year old. He ordered his chicken nuggets and per his request we sang Happy Birthday to his bowl of dirt and worms.

 Ryder is such a joy and blessing to us all. He is honest and genuine and is still in that cuddly stage that I hope never goes away. He makes me laugh everyday and is so smart and witty! I love watching him grow but secretly wish he would stay little forever! I cant wait to see what year five has in store for my Ryder Aaron!e1014 e1015 e1016 e1017 e1018 e1019 e1020 e1021 e1022

Ryder is Jolly Good




 The BEST finds for boys clothes are on Instagram! I swear! We have had so much luck with different brands and we love them all! I am one of “those moms” who stay away from the ordinary and will pick out the most outrageous outfits for my boys. Ryder loves it and LOVES when he gets his “new clothes” in the mail.

Jolly Good Apparel is one of our favorites. Ryder is fascinated by mermaids and pirates (every pirate is Jack Sparrow), so this long sleeve is right up his alley! Thank you Jolly Good Apparel for the awesome tee!!

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Ryder is wearing the Jolly Mariner Long Sleeve…they are currently unavailable but you can find the Short Sleeve for summer here:

Jolly Mariner tshirt

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Hey Baby!



Ryder has been receiving some amazing clothes from Instagram! These stores have the best handmade shirts and denim I have ever seen. These are the things you CANNOT find in stores…which Mom loves because Mom likes to be different!

Ryder can pretty much pull off anything and is pretty much a stud so we love mixing the items he receives. This amazing shirt came from Huckleberry Threads and his jeans are from Rips and Roars Denim. Check them out on Instagram here:



and check out Ryder celebrating Valentine’s Day at Disneyland in his Hey Baby! tee below!
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