1.15.2009

Birthday Wrap-up

Last night we had a little birthday shindig for Ham.

Since we were working with a Train theme I found this cute idea on BettyCrocker.com.(Not as easy as I expected it would be. But maybe if I had started decorating a little earlier it wouldn't have been so stressful. My engine was pretty wonky and one car was destroyed, but Ham didn't seem to care.)

I wasn't sure how he would do trying to blow out the candle: video
Yeah, he didn't have any problem with it. We actually had to relight the candle a few times because he would blow it out before we could get a picture of it.
He also got the good old fashioned Fisher-Price popper, which is somewhat of a miracle. As you can imagine our house is somewhat noisy with 5 young children. Sometimes I forget how noisy it really is until someone is here that isn't usually around kidlets and I realize how loud and chaotic it seems. So we tend to get gifts that don't add to the noise. Big Daddy is a little more sensitive to the noise...because he gets to go to work in a nice quiet office. Anywho, as we were shopping one day Big Daddy grabbed the popper for Ham. I was a little shocked and asked him if he was feeling okay. He assured me he was and I could see he was truly excited that Ham could walk around and push the popper.

And walk around and enjoy the popper he did!

Happy Birthday Ham! How's that for a cheesy grin?

8 comments:

  1. That is awesome!!
    I was surprised to see you had company with all you had going yesterday!
    Happy Happy B-day Ham

    I LOVE POPPERS...
    at someone elses house!

    Thanks for sharing the video!

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  2. don't you mean a 'cakey' grin?

    ha! I crack myself up!

    he's so cute.

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  3. That cake turned out cute! Love his smile.

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  4. Our popper had to LEAVE in the middle of the night one night. That thing drove me crazy!!!!!!!!
    H.B. Ham

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  5. What a Great Cake! You are just rocking at making cakes.. I think I would go nuts with a popper... Not like I'm not already there...

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  6. Happy belated Birthday to Ham. Such a cutie. Looks like he had a great birthday.

    I love the pics down below of you with the people you love. They're all so cute!

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