Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Reading Maniac!

I LOVE reading these days! I read every chance I get, and have even been found reading in bed at 5AM!!! (Mommy wasn’t too happy about that one though…)! I can read my own books now, and even brought in my Step 2 reader to my teacher and read it to her today! She was so proud of me and gave me a “Cool Kid Award” for my super reading! Reading is AWESOME!!!

-Abby

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Monday, January 21, 2013

Happy 1st Birthday Liam!

Liam had his 1st birthday party yesterday at Nannie & Grandpa’s house, and we had so much fun! After a week of everyone being sick, the girls were well enough to go celebrate with Mommy, while Daddy had to stay home with Ben, who still had a fever Sad smile .We missed having them there, but we were glad we got to go! Liam had a big farm-themed birthday party, and Aunt Bridget had lots of cute decorations, fun food & great games! Thanks for a fun time, and happy birthday Liam!!!

-Abby & Emily

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All the food at the party was part of the farm theme, and our favorite was the “duck pond” punch!

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Aunt Bridget made the cutest barn cake for Liam to smash!

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Mommy helped her frost some grass cupcakes to put all the farm animal signs in!

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It turned out to be a beautiful day, so we got to be crazy farm girls in the backyard!

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GG got to come and celebrate too!

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Everyone loved all the farm toys, games & costumes!

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Grandpa outdid himself and rented a pony for the party! We’re not sure how much Liam understood, but we LOVED it… especially Emily!

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Grandpa rented the pony for an hour, and all the kids only wanted to ride around the yard once, so Emily was in HEAVEN when she kept going over and over again & had 45 minutes of riding all to herself! We’re going to have the get that girl some riding lessons… she LOVES horses!

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As always, Liam was Mommy’s buddy, and she was happy to have him, because she was missing her little man (and big man) back home!

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Hanging out with all the kids was a blast!

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Liam even had a cow piƱata at the party! We all tried hard to crack it open, but Uncle Kevin finally had to rip it apart to get the candy out, and Liam wasn’t too happy about that…

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We played “Pin the Chick on the Barn”, and were pretty good at it!

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Liam LOVED his cake, and who could blame him???? He had a whole barn to  himself!

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Happy birthday Liam! We love you!!!

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This is always the sign of a good party…

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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Girl Scout “Sleepover” party!

Last night was the first ever National Girl Scout Sleepover event, where Girl Scouts across the nation got together with their friends to play games, set goals and watch a cool movie in 3D about selling Girl Scout cookies! Mommy decided to invite a few of my friends over for the evening to wear our pajamas, play Girl Scout Bingo, decorate 3D glasses, order pizza & watch the movie together. The movie taught us about making cookie sales goals (which I have already met thanks to all of our family & friends), taught us the cookie dance, and revealed the new 3D cookie boxes! Since we’re still kind of little, we didn’t have anyone sleep over, but we had a great time together again! It felt like our old preschool days! Thanks for a great party everyone! I love Girl Scouts!

-Abby

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