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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Liam's 5th Birthday Party

We celebrated Liam's fifth birthday for an entire week (lucky little boy). First with our extended family, then with our little family of four, and then with two of his friends.

For his family party we invited his grandparents, aunts/uncles and first cousins. Liam has been obsessed with the Trolls movie and Trolls movie soundtrack so it had to be a Trolls themed party!



Most of the trolls on this table were MINE FROM THE 90's!! A big thank you to my mom who saved them in her basement all these years. And now they're 'cool' again!


Sneaking in some snacks...

It was warm enough to play outside for a bit!

Our big FIVE year old!

Of course the kids had cake pops AND cake.

Liam got some cool gifts, including more Magna-Tiles to add to his collection!

The morning after the party. I love that all of the cousins are so close in age :)

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On the day of his birthday Matt took off of work and we did fun stuff all day:

Birthday breakfast (Liam's choice) of scrambled eggs, strawberries and fresh blueberry muffins.

He opened his gifts from us: a big set of colored pencils

And a Troll

We spent the morning at Possibility Playground.


The lake was beautiful.

That afternoon we walked to Vollrath Park to fly kites

A boy and his kite.



And ended the day with singing and CAKE!

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A few days later Liam had a couple of friends over to celebrate one last time.
Party games and sweets!


Happy 5th birthday Liam. You are the coolest little boy we know, so full of love and energy. You amaze us each day with your stories and creativity. We love you so, so much - Mom-Dad-Chloe



Check out all of his prior birthday parties here:


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Liam's 5th Birthday Interview


What is your name?  "Liam"

How old are you? "Five"


Where do you live? "In Sheboygan"


What is your favorite color? "Red"


What is your favorite animal? "Giraffe"


What is your favorite food? "Mostly muffins" (I interviewed him while he was eating a muffin - ha!)


What is your favorite toy? "Legos"


What is your favorite song? "I don't have a favorite song. But I love the Trolls music."


What is your favorite book? "The books with the hands on them, the yellow and red books."


What is your favorite TV Show? "P.J. Masks, Ready-Jet-Go"

Who is your best friend? "You" (he loves his mama)


What makes you happy? "Um....playing outside with Chloe."

What makes you sad? "That's a good one, I don't know."


What do you like to do indoors? "Play with Play-Doh"


What do you like to do outdoors? "Playing, riding on my bike"


What do you want to be when you grow up? "Um....I do not know."



Mom's notes: Liam loves the outdoors, hiking/exploring, going to our cabin, swimming, campfires, Legos, Trolls, painting/drawing/coloring, building, eating, cooking, watching movies, playing games, riding his bike, playing with Chloe, math/science/art and dancing. He is filled with energy and emotion and loves telling stories. He is the light in our lives.


Previous birthday interviews:
Liam's 3rd Birthday Interview
Liam's 4th Birthday Interview

Chloe's 1st Birthday Interview
Chloe's 2nd Birthday Interview

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

A trip to the pumpkin farm - 2016

Last week we took our annual family trip to the local pumpkin farm. We pet & fed some goats, searched for 'the best pumpkins,' as Liam called them, and enjoyed the fresh autumn air. 




Chloe was obsessed with the goats...


Liam trying to lift a Liam-sized pumpkin...


Our little sweetie

Taking a rest...


No room for Liam in the wagon this time...

And playing with the goats one last time...


Looking back...


See photos from the pumpkin farm in 2015 here
See photos from the pumpkin farm in 2014 here

Friday, July 22, 2016

Chloe's 2nd Birthday Party

This summer has been busy! And my blog has gotten shoved to the side because of it. But I'm back and I have so many cool summer moments to share with you.

So let's backtrack to Chloe's birthday...which was way back in April!

We celebrated Chloe's second birthday with a birthday party attended by family.


This beautiful little girl woke up happy and ready for her party

On your birthday you get to eat Cool Whip with breakfast...


I can't believe our sweet little girl is two years old already!









The theme was rainbows...


Take-home treats for the kids


Rainbow craft station for the kids



Proud big brother Liam


And of course a rainbow cupcake cake...


And rainbow food...




Lucky little girl with her gifts...




A card from cousin Bella...


Her gift opening helper, cousin Hudson


New shades from grandma


Aunt Becky wishing Chloe a happy birthday via Face Time 


Cake time!
She was pretty tired at this point in time




Getting a little help blowing out the candles from cousin Rylan and Liam






Happy birthday to our little sweetie. Our little peanut. Our little cutie.
You are so full of life and love. We are so lucky to have you as our daughter.

Love,
Mom and Dad

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See Chloe's 1st Birthday Party here
See Chloe's 1st Birthday Interview here
See Chloe's 2nd Birthday Interview here