Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Our new sandbox!

Daddy built us an awesome sandbox under our swing set, and we love it as much as Mommy & Daddy loved theirs when they were little!

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Here we go again…

I think I may be a dentist someday…

-Abigail

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Happy Birthday Ben!

I am now officially 2, and growing bigger every day! I had an awesome time celebrating at the NY aquarium with my cousin Liam, and then going to dinner with Uncle Ryan, Rudy & Kristie before they had to head home to Chicago. Thank you everyone for making my day so special!

-Benjamin

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We started the day with cupcakes for breakfast!

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It was a beautiful day, and we got some beautiful views of the NY skyline on our way in to the aquarium! Uncle Ryan was somewhere in there!

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I loved all of the fish at the aquarium, even though there weren’t too many exhibits open, since they are still rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.

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We had a little bit of lunch before the sea lion show, and Liam loved his Lucky Charms…

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The aquarium was right on the beach, and had some beautiful views!

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Waiting for the sea lion show got pretty hot, and since Emily didn’t have a hat, she happily wore my pants on her head to block the sun!

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I LOVED the show!

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Liam loved it too… who wouldn’t?!?!? They are amazing animals!

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I had such a good day, that I was asleep before we even left the parking lot!

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We met up with Uncle Ryan, Kristie & Rudy at the mall for a birthday dinner before they had to leave for the airport. The waitress brought me ice cream and even sang to me!

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Happy birthday to me!

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Choo-Choo… My Thomas Party!

I had the BEST second birthday party today, because I got to play with my favorite toy ALL day long… Choo Choo’s!!! I love “Ma- Mos” (Thomas) these days, so this was the perfect theme for me! Nannie, Aunt Bridget, Liam, Uncle Ryan, Kristie, Rudy, and of course my whole family celebrated with me, and it was a very special day. Thank you everyone for also called & send me cards and gifts! I love you all!

-Benjamin

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Everyone said I probably shouldn’t have opened my trains first, because I just wanted to play with them for hours! Present opening took a LONG time…

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They finally got me back on track opening a few more gifts, and I’m glad they did… I got some really cool stuff!

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“OOOOOOOOOOOOOOPEN”

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The hit gift this year was my ride on Thomas train from Mommy & Daddy! Everyone loved it, but not as much as me!

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Well, maybe not everyone…

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I had to fight Emily off a few times, and everyone was surprised at how well I could stand my ground!

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She did win in the end though…

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Liam love playing with my trucks though!

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Abby bought me a cool Thomas bubble blower!

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What could be better than spaghetti for dinner on my birthday?!?!?!

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Maybe a special Thomas cake that Mommy made for me!

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I loved it!

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Thank you everyone for sharing a special birthday with me!

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