Thursday, October 21, 2010

Birthday Party

Saturday we celebrated Eli's 2nd birthday penguin style. There was family, there were friends, and there was even an adorable, baby penguin to complete the day!

We had beautiful weather, so Matthew and I played "Grill Masters" and barbequed ribs for the clan.

Unfortunately, Owen came down with a fever shortly into the party, so this is one of the only pictures that I have with both boys from the day. It sure is a cute one though!

I don't really think that Eli minded his brother's absense too terribly much. He got his own special day where everyone doted on him.

I made Eli penguin cakes since penguins are his favorite.
He wasn't too sure that he actually wanted to eat a penguin.
A taste of buttercream solved that problem though...
Turns out though, that eating black buttercream gives you a rockin', necrotic tongue.
Everyone was sportin' them!
Eli even busted out his boots for the occasion. How can you resist a cute boy in cowboy boots?
I know I can't!

You know that it's an important event when the Todderazzi is there to capture the memories!
And then there were presents. Lots of presents. However, I don't think that there are any pictures of presents because Eli's favorite thing that he received was a Toy Story birthday card that sang, "Woody's Roundup", when you opened it. There are pictures of the card for sure!
This little boy had a hitch in his giddy-up for three days after his party because of the walk/dance he does whenever the card sings to him!
It was a pretty great party, and as always, I was so thankful for our wonderful family and friends. We are blessed!

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1 comment:

  1. What a fun partay!If you need me to come over and hide the woody's roundup card for just an hour for you to get my peace and quiet just let me know =)