Friday, December 16, 2011

T'was the week before Christmas

Last Friday was The Boy's birthday. In early November, we had grand plans for a party at the lake, which was twarted by multiple rain storms. I'm glad I didn't reschedule though, because I ended up going into labor early with Baby D.

We celebrated #8 with cupcakes at school and dinner at Grandma's house. He requested broccoli cheese soup, which I made from scratch (recipe from Pioneer Woman).

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Ocean-inspired gummies on strawberry and spice flavored cupcakes

The Boy was gifted with many sets of Legos, including this set which he used to make a helicopter and flat-bed truck.

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We used some leftover felt and inexpensive candy canes to make these gifts for his classmates, template found here on Martha Stewart.

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Last night was his school Christmas Concert. He was playing the bells this year and they did a wonderful job. My parents got there early and stood in line to be able to save me a seat. Thank goodness, because trying to schedule anything with a nursing newborn is a challenge!

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Baby D slept through the entire show!

1 comment:

KJ said...

I cannot believe how big he looks. Wow. *Sniff* Great pictures!