We're fortunate to live incredibly close to our local fire station, CFD Engine 55. So close that we could honestly hear the sirens the moment they turned them on at the station. They were the first responders to Henry's trauma, and arrived very quickly. While Tim & I were the ones who performed CPR the firemen were incredibly important in saving our boy. They got him on oxygen, helped stabilize him, tended to Timmy, and helped calm me down. Who knows how this would have turned out without them. These are men and women who spend their lives putting themselves on the line for others. They are true heroes and I appreciate everything they do for us. We wanted to thank them properly and show our appreciation for their assistance last week, so we headed over to Molly's Cupcakes to pick up some treats to show our gratitude. It was just a small gesture, but it was something I felt we needed to do.
If you're ever in Chicago or NYC you MUST visit Molly's. The cupcakes are divine. The peanut butter cupcakes with Nutella filling and Nutella buttercream are my favorite. (yep, you heard that right. peanut butter nutella. swoon!) These pics are straight from their website, I take no credit.
These pics I do take credit for, but I warn you they are straight out of the camera. They could use some editing, but alas I'm posting them anyway! Here are my boys at the station. Timmy was so excited to be there. The minute we walked in he yelled "we brought you cupcakes for helping my baby!"
Timmy was excited to have a chance to ride in the engines.
Then for a special treat they let him pump water and spray it at people on the sidewalk. He loved it. The kid is really into firemen so this was a real treat!
Thanks again to the Chicago Fire Department! You guys are real life superheroes, and we'll be eternally grateful for all you do.