Saturday, October 14, 2006

The Cow Says Twoo

Buttons celebrated her 2nd birthday today with 7 of her buddies and 11 of our buddies. Our friend Jan made this cake (YUM), our friend Marsha took pictures after our camera ran out of batteries, our friend Beth brought juice boxes and offered the services of her camera as well. It takes a village to throw a birthday party. We have such wonderful friends.

We had the party at a local creamery/farm and we had a blast! The kids visited with cows, ducks, sheep, pigs and chickens. We went on a hayride to pick out our "perfect pumpkin", and then came back for snacks, drinks, cake and ice cream sundaes. Buttons would want to tell you about the singing as well. She loves the "Happy Birthday" song and afterwards she even blew out her candle! We all clapped and she was so happy. This year we had practiced the song and blowing out the candle in advance and it worked.
At the end of the party, everyone pitched in to help clean up and said their goodbyes. We packed our stuff, loaded the car, watched the cows and ran around in a field of grass with the cloudless blue sky stretched out above us. Buttons, Baba and Mama laughing, running, falling and flying. All the rushing of the day floating away with just the three of us. I enjoy parties, but that may have been my favorite part of the day.

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At October 14, 2006 at 4:22 PM, Blogger wzgirl said...

Happy Birthday Missy-Buttons-Bear!!!!

PS - Something that Buttons & I have in common? We both totally Heart cows!! OXOX

At October 15, 2006 at 8:56 AM, Blogger Lotta said...

I love a pretty cake, how lucky to have a friend make one for you. Happy bday to your beautiful girl!

At October 15, 2006 at 12:10 PM, Blogger Stephanie said...

You forgot to mention that it was a beautiful sunny day outside too! Glad to hear that you had so much fun.

At October 16, 2006 at 1:09 PM, Blogger Tammy said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUTTONS!! (I know, it's not until the 17th - but HAPPY early 2nd BIRTHDAY!


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