Monday, February 11, 2013

Carrot Party: Take 2!

So, even with the huge snow storm this weekend, my Nannie & Grandpa, Uncle Kevin, Aunt Bridget & cousin Liam braved the roads to come and finally celebrate my 6th birthday with a very ORANGE carrot party! Everyone wore some shade of orange or green, and we had a feast of carrot foods, played carrot games in the snow, and had carrot cake cupcakes! Thank you everyone for coming and for making my day so special!

-Abigail

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We even had carrot soap-on-a-rope in the bathroom!

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I blew up all the orange and green balloons by myself!

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Mommy even painted my nails ORANGE!!!!

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My sister and I LOVE posing for goofy pictures these days…

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I helped mommy decorate the table with TONS of orange & green & carrots!!!

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For our lunch, we had goldfish and orange chips wrapped in carrot bags…

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… homemade carrot soup…

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…Carrot-looking crescent roll sandwiches that mommy found on Pinterest…

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…Carrot smoothies…

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…Orange white chocolate dipped strawberries & carrot cake cookies…

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…and of course, a carrot cake cupcake tower!

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Six candles really are A LOT of candles to blow out! Especially when they are the tricky relighting kind!

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After lunch, we all headed outside to play in the snow & to have a rousing game of “carrot” baseball! Thanks for the carrot bat and ball Mor-Mor!

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We all played in the awesome igloo daddy made for us!!!

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Ben wasn’t too sure about heading in there to play…

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He just wanted to hang out sledding with his buddy, Liam!

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Liam isn’t exactly “loving” the snow this year, but he came around by the end… a little…

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Grandpa made us a great sledding hill off the side of daddy’s igloo, and we all had a blast testing it out!

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… Okay, maybe Liam didn’t have a blast, but the rest of us did!!!

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We exhausted Uncle Kevin as he made an awesome snowman for us, and guess how we dressed it up???

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With carrots, of course!!! Thanks Uncle Kevin!

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Nannie & Grandpa got me an adorable outfit for my American Doll with a whole set to play school with her! They are also giving me money towards taking swimming lessons, which I am VERY excited about!

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She also got me a new case for my iPhone so that Daddy doesn’t take mine to work by accident anymore! (Since there’s no cell phone service on it, that’s kind of a problem for him!)

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Aunt Bridget (and Uncle Kevin & Liam) outdid themselves with tons of teacher stuff for the basement where we play school! It is my favorite thing to do these days, and Emily loves it too!

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Thank you again everyone for an awesome birthday!

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