Thursday 2 August 2012

Another year gone!

 How does it happen so fast? Our little ones growing into bigger ones? Alec turned 11 yesterday.  He was so excited about it all, and had been bouncing off the walls for days in the lead up to it.  Every year I like to make a cake that is especially for them.  Both Alec and Ethan are very much into minecraft, and I had done a minecraft creeper cake for Ethan back in March, so I was struggling to think of something for Alec that was not duplicating what I did for Ethan.  So I came up with an earth block cake, with stone pick axe (was supposed to be a diamond pickaxe, but no blue food colouring could be found anywhere!)
 We were planning on going to see the Lorax but when we got there it was sold out, so we will go another day instead. 

Amidst the gaming mat, and mouse, and lego, there were some mama made presents

 Ethan made a creeper coaster out of hama beads, and we mounted it on cork to add a bit more strength.

There was the statutory lego building, this time Lord of the Rings style!

And a trip to the local Harvester where Alec had 4 bowls of salad!  His favourite food!

A good day all round, with plenty of toys to play with, even some new books to read (Septimus Heap) which the adults are also queueing up to read!

Happy Birthday Alec, hope your day was a good one. xx


  1. *H*A*P*P*Y* * *B*I*R*T*H*D*A*Y*!*!*!* Alec!!

  2. A very happy birthday to Alec :o)

    Not jealous of his lego at all, no I'm not!

  3. Looks like you had a super day, bad luck about the film.

  4. Wow it all looks and sounds like a perfect Birthday. xxx

  5. Birthday wishes to Alec, and happy 11 years of memories to you.

  6. Wow! Everything looks amazing :) I particularly like the Yoda figure! Belated birthday wishes to Alec too x x

  7. loving the knitted star wars toys! i really wish i could knit better. i think i just need to stick to it.


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