Tuesday, October 27, 2015
So we finally decided that with all the friends that she'd talked about her party to, we had to make it a bigger party and just have it at home. And invite all those she'd "invited". Exactly the type of party I was hoping to avoid. It turned out okay, though. A few girls couldn't make it. the movie that was picked, Disney's "Descendants" was a movie that most of them hadn't seen yet, so they were actually interested in watching the whole thing (unlike last year's Rio 2). We made it only a 3 hour party (with an almost 2 hour movie). Halfway through we took a break and Mea opened her gifts:
And I'm really glad that her birthday wish didn't come true--baby girl was NOT born on her birthday. :)
Posted by Katri at 12:39 PM
Monday, October 26, 2015
A few weeks back, Erik came up for a visit. He really wanted to go visit an apple orchard just over the border in Wisconsin, about an hour away. So we tagged along with him; our first trip to a farm since leaving New Jersey.
We found when we got there that pumpkins were available (and that apples were too expensive to bother). So we let each of the kids pick their pumpkin. Spencer and Mea both sought out the biggest ones they could find:
Posted by Katri at 12:35 AM