Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Finally, he's 3!

I say finally because it seems like he has been three forever (maybe that's why I'm so sad he's going to be in Nursery for another year...remind me not to have another kid in January). I have the problem where I round-up numbers and then when times comes to finally get to that number it seems like they should be the next number. I do this with birthdays, anniversaries, things like that. Anyway..Happy Birthday Caden! This poor guy always gets kind of overlooked on his birthday. Remember when I forgot his birthday one year, and only remembered because a neighbor brought a present over for him? Yeah, that was embarrassing. So I tried to make it special this year, but it probably seemed like just another day. He got a cupcake for breakfast (breakfast of champions....wish you could have had one, don't you!) and sugar cereal (because I didn't put the box away from using it for the cupcakes...oops)

So, these are the cupcakes that he got for breakfast. I thought it would be fun to have some kids come over and eat cupcakes with him, so since it was playgroup, I had a few people just head over to my place. Nothing special, but hey, what can you do? Before everyone got there to eat cupcakes we had a picnic.

My kids LOVE, LOVE, LOVE picnics. And so that's what we did that day. Just on our front lawn, and nothing really special for lunch (PB&J...it's what Caden requests every day...and I do mean every) just chocolate milk.

He opened presents, and that was about the extent of his birthday. He was pretty easy to shop for though. All he asked for was a "Thomas the Train", so thank you Ross for having a cheap Thomas. Oh, we got him a soccer ball too because he's really getting into sports.

This picture wasn't taken on his birthday (but his grandparents did get him a football) I just thought it was really cute!

Since there was no school on Monday, Scott and Carol Lee were able to come down and celebrate his birthday. They took us to the Dinosaur Museum and played football with Caden and we had more cake!
Scott, this picture is for you, since you insisted that I take it :)
Happy 3rd Birthday little man! We love you tons, and can't wait to see what the next year will bring for you.

13 comments:

Andrea said...

Very cute "cake". The eggs probably did help. :)

Are those chocolate graham crackers? What are the teeth, eyes and nostrils made out of?

Ma & Pa J. said...

We had such a wonderful day with you guys yesterday. The pictures just make it wonderful all over again. Thanks so much for letting us come!

Rorie said...

Tarah, you are awesome at making creatively cute cakes/cupcakes for birthdays and such. Love it! Happy birthday to Caden!!! We finally got his card in the mail today (only a few days late, right?) so he should be getting some happy mail soon.

Loni said...

I get it! The hand picture goes along with the Christmas card feet picture.
You are so clever with decorating cakes.
Happy Birthday three year old :)

Loni said...

What's with these ads on the side of your blog? Dad opened it and got one with a nearly naked, fat woman. Please accept my suggestion to remove these ad.
Thank you very much.

* Nancy * said...

Oh your cupcakes are darling! The alligator one is awesome too! How fun, thanks for having us over for Caden's birthday celebration! We love hanging out with you guys.

michelle said...

Chelsea is sitting on my lap as I am reading this post...she is getting all excited for her birthday now. Happy Birthday Cayden!!:)

Kate Clayton said...

Ohhh...We miss you guys! Happy Birthday Caden!

Becky said...

So cute! (That's really all I need to say...Is it okay if I only leave a two-word comment? I hope so, because that's all I'm going to leave. Oh yeah, and I need your phone number, please!)

Rachael said...

I can empathize with Caden, (birthdays in January) Everyone's pooped from the holidays, -- who wants to spend more money and eat more junk food?

Jessica said...

love the cupcakes. If I ever have kids, I may have to hire you to make cute cupcakes for their birthdays :)

Hill Family said...

Happy Birthday Caden! The alligator was awesome! So where's a pic of him playing soccer? Now that's a real sport!
-Brandon

Carrie said...

I love your cute cakes. And I do have to say, I'm sad that Cody is getting to be one of the older kids in our ward, but that is one thing that I like about our ward...early primary.