Thursday, June 16, 2011

Day 166 - Celebrating Sweet Pea!!

Today is Sweet Pea's Third Birthday!!! It is also the two year anniversary of the day our adoption decree was signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia! It was a complete coincidence it was signed on her first birthday :o) I remember being so sad that we missed her first birthday, but I am so thankful to be able to celebrate the rest of her birthdays with her :o)

On the way to MDO this morning, we stopped for the traditional birthday breakfast...donuts! Another tradition {that is beginning to get out of hand now that the kids are getting older} we do in our family is to have the age number of mini-celebrations for the birthday child...so this year Sweet Pea gets THREE birthday celebrations. Three is doable...not sure how we are going to pull of seven for Sunshine...whew! haha!

Sweet Pea really enjoyed her first birthday celebration at MDO today...
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Sweet Pea chose All Aboard for her birthday dinner {celebration #2} tonight. I think everyone was happy with her selection :o)
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{Btw, I finally got my haircut today!}
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After supper, we headed home for present time! She has been "so excited" about her presents all week :o) So sweet!
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I am telling you, I have NEVER seen a three year old so happy to get clothes/shoes in my life!
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She got lots of help from her big sisters :o)
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She LOVES her sock monkey in a box :o)
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She wanted to try out each of her presents as soon as she opened them...notice the bow change :o) Haha!
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She wanted to try on her new clothes & shoes immediately :o) She then ran to the mirror to check out her new look! She kept saying, "lookin' good." Haha! She cracks me up!
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Happy 3rd Birthday Sweet Pea!!!
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She has one more celebration coming :o)

4 comments:

Lisa said...

What a great celebration! The look on her face is priceless when she's looking at the sock monkey! Truly a Happy Birthday!

The Suri Story said...

Happy birthday Sweet Pea! Love to see her happy happy face when she gets each of her gifts!

P.S. Love the hair cut, very cute!

Heather M. said...

Happy Birthday little blessing!!! Love her birthday bow! That blue looks beautiful on her!

Renee said...

I LOVE her new clothes! And your new haircut!!! Happy birthday Sweet Pea!