9.01.2008

Happy Birthday Austin

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Austin turned four on the 24th. I love this kid so much! He is such a fun boy to have around. I love the funny faces he pulls. I love the way he makes up stories and songs. I'm always laughing at the way he gets words mixed up, like when he says "expost to" instead of "supposed to". I love the way he loves his brothers. The first thing in the morning he always asks for Toto, Coco, Cokes, or Coco-Isaac (which ever nick name he decides to use that day - he's made them all up and never just calls Isaac Isaac - it's always one of those nick names), next he asks where Landon is and goes wherever that might be even if he has to go wake him up. Austin-boy you are the best. I love you. Happy Birthday.
Here's a Recap

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Austin wanted a "cool cake from Walmart". Since he can't eat store bought cakes I did the best I could. Decorating cakes is tough! The kids really liked choosing a piece with sand or water frosting.

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These pirate masks were the reason Austin wanted a pirate party. We made oceans in a bottle with the kids. They all loved pouring glitter, sea shells, and jewels into their oceans.

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Landon and Austin helped me make the treasure chest the day before the party. It was a fun project to do together and of course they thought it was cool that we were making a treasure chest - they were really worried about how we were going to make the wood look real. I think we did okay.



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This picture is blurry but it shows how he had to open his presents one-handed, because of his sprained arm. It didn't slow him down too much, though.


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After his party, Cameron wanted to take the kids to a Corvette show. You know my kids and cars. They LOVED it. Landon kept telling us he was having the best day of his life. Austin loved it too. I think, though, that he liked his hot dog as much as looking at the cars. True boy - junk food and cars
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This Austin's "REAL" birthday. He got a basket ball hoop, marble track, and spider man play rug. Grandma and Grandpa Perigo sent him a really cool lego truck and Grandma and Grandpa Smedley gave him a telescope this summer as an early birthday present. Thank you

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11 comments:

Andrea said...

How cute is that cake?! You are too hard on yourself- your cakes always look awesome- and I love the treasure chest. You are such a cute and creative mom!

I can't believe Austin is 4! Happy Birthday!!

Colleen said...

Josh had such a great time at the party! And the cake does look awesome, I only saw it with pieces missing, so it was fun to see it all together! Nice work!

Kasey said...

What a cute party! You did a great job. The cake and treasure chest are awesome!

I am calling you tomorrow!

Robs said...

Looks like a very cute party. Impressive cake. Much cuter than Walmart!

Jessie said...

OH. Kendie... you are just like Nicole in your party planning crazyness!

This looks like SO much fun. I'm glad he has some little buddies to invite over to ParTay with!

Kerri Whitney said...

Great Job on the party for Austin what a lucky guy to have you as his mother! So Sorry that your birthday was a rough day!Glad that Austin's arm wasn't broke! happy only one child at home for a minute!

Veronica Reeve said...

What a great party Kendra! Look how cute your 3 little boys are! It makes me wish I had a little guy. Happy birthday to Austin!!

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Steph said...

What a way cute cake! You seriously rock! Any happy late birthday to you, I called you and left a message on your birthday but I don't know if you ever got it or not. I hope you had a good day though! We love ya!

Nic@Nite said...

I love the cake and the party, I can't wait to start doing boy ones. Isn't it nice to have only one kid around for a few hours while the others are at school. I can't believe $200 buck a WEEK! What do the do at that preschool?

Thorsons said...

Love that cake! Have fun with your new camera. Our camera has been hit or miss lately and I think it's time for an upgrade:)