Kabyn and Alaythia Birthday Week 2013 begins! As is now the third year in a row, the school apple-picking trip starts it off:
Then it was time for Kabyn birthday dinner. Lucky for him, it was dinner swap night, and Keren made us a fun meal of taco fixings — everyone could make what they wanted! Authenic tacos for birthday man, taco salad for me, carefully crafted cheese-tomato-tortilla pie for Alaythia, or a mix of highchair tray fixins for Cos!
I made an apple crisp for Kabyn, but we were too full to eat it! It made a tasty breakfast the next day.
Then it was time to make cupcakes. The free of everything cupcakes, baking:
The not free of everything cupcakes, preparing to be frozen for a few days:
Then into town Grandma Bibi Smith came, and we got a birthday date!
Then it was time… Alaythia birthday party prep. More thanks to Keren for helping, and it was all beautiful!
The tea party begins:
Some Simon Says:
Hullabaloo (Cosette’s strategy: stand on one pad and just don’t move! Sooner or later it will be the winning one…)
A My Little Pony playing/hair dressing post-party, with assistant hostess Alia helping make sure a pack of ~5 year old girls don’t turn into a sobbing mass: