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Monday, March 23, 2009

Yet Another Birthday Party and An Escape Artist

My oldest daughter wanted a separate birthday bash from her sister Mikayla. If you'll remember they share the same birthday. Really 12 years old and 9 years old are not that far apart but when you are a little girl it's such a huge difference. Lexi is my oldest and she wanted to do a big party so we let her have a few friends over. They sang karaoke, listened to music, played some basketball outside and had cake. It went well! Here are a few pics of the fun day.

Sing it Lexi!

The Girls

We had some good singers!

Hubby on Guitar!

She can play! She's learning.

It was a great day. Lexi got herself all dolled up for the special occasion.

Now what about this escape artist? Gabriella is trying to get out of her playpen. She has a Dora Backpack toy which she stands on. She then tries to raise her leg over the side. I was lucky enough to snap a shot of the possible escape.

Thinking about it.

Smooches from Mom

The leg is raised.

And now the leg is resting on the side. Not bad!


Sandee said...

I'm glad the birthday went well. Looks like they had a ball. Good for them.

As for the escape artist. It's fun to watch them figure out how to escape. It's frightening too, but it's just part of growing up.

Have a terrific day. :)

Census said...

It's amazing how those little ones can get their legs way up there!! Looks like she'll be wandering around when she wants soon. They are not babies for long..soon they start wanting to do things their way, lol!!

Anonymous said...

It looks like everyone had fun and your daughter is very beautiful. She takes after her mom. I like your little escape artist also so cute. thanks for sharing the pics. Have a great week.

Anonymous said...

Ha! You're in trouble now. Playpens obviously need lids. :)

Hayley/Shu Fen said...

She is so cute!! and i love your hair XD you don't even look 33 -pouts-

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God bless you and your family!

Kristen said...

OK. Now that looks like a fun party! A backup band and everything.

The Rantings of a Drama Queen's Mum said...

Cute pics. Love the pink hair.

Anonymous said...

you had a cool party for your teen-ager:-) your Gabriella must have been very eager to join the party, too.