As was previously mentioned, we had two parties this last weekend for Evie's birthday. Since her "actual birthday" fell on Sunday
we I decided it would be a good excuse to have a laid back family barbecue. I have to send out a BIG thank you to Tiffany and Steven who helped me get the back yard cleaned up and the food prepared. There is no way it would have happened without you. (Or at the very least I would have been a big ol' sweaty mess and a LOT less pleasant by the time of the party...) So thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU!
And thank you to all of our family who came and made the day so much fun, and made Evie feel so loved!
A few high-lights from opening the presents. We gave her a treasury of Fairy Tales because she is so very into princesses and stories about princesses right now.
The other night Brian was reading Cinderella to her and it ended with "... and they lived happily ever after." Brian asked her if she knew what that meant and she said, "Yeah. They got married." He then asked her if Mommy and Daddy were "living happily ever after"? At this point I jumped into the conversation with, "Yeah, but we work dang hard for that happily ever after!"
(I can see I have my work cut out for me teaching her that while you CAN live happily ever after once you are married, being married doesn't automatically equal happily ever after...)