Saturday, February 28, 2009
I've been meaning to post something like this for the last 2 and 1/2 months, but I really wanted to announce the gender of our baby with a cute picture like this...and I kept putting it off. So, here it is, finally! This is for those of you that STILL don't know what we're having. Well, now you know!
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
I can't believe it; my baby is 2! We celebrated his birthday the day after his real birthday on January 31st with family. I decided to go with a train theme because one of the big presents we got him was a Thomas train set. (It was actually one of the gifts we got him for Christmas, but he never opened it because he was so into his Dirt Devil vacuum.) So, I dressed the kids up in train conductor garb. Cooper is actually wearing his Daddy's overalls that are like 28+ years old. Awesome, isn't it!?! Don't they look adorable!Jill and Elizabeth came dressed appropriately as well...The first party activity we did was make trains out of gum and different pieces of candy. Cooper managed to eat 4 or 5 Hershey kisses before starting to make his...Here's Cooper's cousin, Amber, making her train...And here's conductor Kylie working on her train...And ever the kids at heart, here are Jill and Elizabeth with their finished candy trains...Here's Cooper with his train. (Note: Whenever I point the camera at Cooper, he says "cheeeeeeese" with no prompting, which explains why all of his pictures look like he's saying...well, "cheeeeeese!")We then played pin the #1 on Thomas, which I didn't get any really good pictures of. (Sorry.) Next, Cooper opened his presents.He got a cute wooden train with individual magnetic pieces that spelled out his name.He also got new puzzles, lots of clothes, a mini Cooper car, a cute dog named "Jazzy" dressed in Jazz uniform from Build-A-Bear Workshop, a real Elmo CD player, 4 new CDs, his Thomas train set, and a tool set.Cake time! Happy birthday to you; happy birthday to you...After lots of encouragement, Cooper blew out his candles all by himself.Cooper eating his cake...The kids played with Cooper's new toys...Momma and the kiddos in their train conductor clothes...Cooper all pooped out after his party...