Wednesday, November 9, 2011

September

September brought cool crisp air and the excitement of the upcoming holidays. But . . . before we could get too much in the holiday mode, there were a couple of people we love, who had birthdays.
Abby, our little artist turned nine. Our birthday tradition is that the birthday boy or girl gets to design their birthday cake all by themselves, no questions asked. This year, Abby wanted Vincent Van Gogh's "Starry Night." Usually, I do the cake and the end result is a surprise on their birthday. Abby decided this year, she was old enough to help with the cake. We started the cake at about 10 pm the night before her birthday. She wrestled the frosting, sampled some cake pieces, and licked the spoon until about 11:30 pm then, asked with very sleepy eyes if she could go to bed.

We celebrated our sweet Abby's 9th year in the 100 year old barn with family and friends. 






Papa Randy and Abby 


I wish I may, I wish I might . . .

 Belly Bump *note that this is in September :)


Ryan's birthday was soon after Abby's and he chose a red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting. We had a scrumptious dinner with family. Luckily for us, Nathan and Megan's family was there to join in.


I love these two people!


 
Stay tuned for more living . . .

10 comments:

Megan said...

That cake is amazing! How fun and unique!

Rachael said...

WOW to that cake!

Ann said...

Are you going to post the October bump? So much fun partying with the family.

Annalisa said...

LOVE the cake! great job!! Happy Birthday to all.


Smiles,
Anna

P.S. Just bought Emily Parks & I tickets for Breaking Dawn part 1...we'll post pix of the insanity! hehehe.

Leonie said...

that cake is AMAZING!! love it inside the frame, totally brilliant!

Anonymous said...

I loved absolutely everything about this post Leanne! Thank you for sharing!!!

stephanie said...

i think that pic of you is beautiful and should be blown up to life size! and that cake! wow!

Christina said...

Your cakes are always UHHH---MAZING!!!

I agree--your september "bump" photo is gorgeous.

Emily Parks said...

That cake looks awesome. Abby is so talented.

Deb said...

I want to be like Abby when I grow up...that cake is AHHHHmazing!