3 Years Old!

Here’s how the birthday went!

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We made mini pillows.  I had them sewn on three sides (the back is awesome dino fabric) and then at the party they traced their hand, colored, stuffed and then I sewed them up in a jiffy so they were done right then and there.

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Then dinner.  Pasta – Harry’s choice.  It was amazing because he totally ate all his dinner – he even stayed in his seat when people were transitioning over to presents in the living room!  We love using our “special” plate, and Harry was pretty excited about it. 

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Present time!

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Friends!

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Clara wanted presents!

Then we launched a few bottle rockets!  No pictures, though.  Dave built an awesome launcher for a scout activity (with our money and the idea that we’d be keeping it!) and it is a lot of fun to watch.  Maybe he’ll do a blog about it. 

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The cake.  Harry’s request:  Chocolate and vanilla swirl with strawberry cream cheese frosting!  I added the “dirt” and worms etc because he loves being out in the garden.

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Harry ate one bite of cake and ALL of his ice cream (with seconds of ice cream).  He loves ice cream to be sure!  But as for Wyatt…..IMG_0503 IMG_0506

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He conquered the cake and ice cream.  It was hilarious and I must admit I took more pictures of Wyatt – he was way more in to the cake what can I say?

Here’s Harry’s banner:

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It was such a super fun day.  It was THE BEST to see Harry so excited about everything.  He was full of excited giggles all day!  He really understands birthdays now, and I can hardly wait for next year.

I love birthdays.  I love the fun, celebration, family, friends, laughter, smiles - and the chance also to reflect on the birth.  The most amazing thing on earth is having a child.  It was great to think back about my first days with Harry and the amazing boy he is now.