Tuesday, January 4, 2011

What 3 Looks Like

Happy Birthday to my Harper!
In case you were wondering, this is what three looks like around here:


Pay no attention to the hamster.  They got zhu zhu pets for our Easter vacation trip last year, and we had to cut a large chunk of her hair off at the root.  Twice.  That hamster mysteriously disappeared.  
Good luck, Scoodles.


Why, yes.  It is very difficult to tell those big blue eyes "No."

I completely forgot to make a "3" shirt for her.  In my defense, I rocked on the crown.


Big sister Ella made birthday salad for the Birthday Princess.  It was delicious and made with love.


Gluten-free vegan birthday cookies.  (Thanks for the recipe, Amy!)
Don't worry.  We'll be eating plenty of king cake soon enough.


Is that really the tiny little baby I nursed and rocked in that rocker for so many nights???


3.
It rocks!
(By the way, the bike is pink.  Bubblicious, to be exact.  After three years, I think I've made peace with the pink.)

8 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Harper! Aw, I remember when you were pregnant with her! And the crown is awesome! (N's teacher makes felt birthday crowns for all 16 kids in her class, every year. I love her!) And you made the cookies! It looks like you used peanut butter chips, too. Are they not fabulous? (I should just name them PMS Cookies.)

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  2. Thanks! And yes, those are the best PMS cookies ever! ;)

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  3. Thanks, Jen! I loved 3 with my oldest and am looking forward to another fun year!

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  4. Yay for Three!

    Little girls are just magic, aren't they? My daughter just turned 4 and I just can't believe she is that big already. Happy B-day, Harper.

    (I love that name, btw. It's the perfect blend of genteel and plain cool)

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  5. Thanks, Deb. Yep, magic.

    We loved the name for many reasons, but she's not exactly a genteel kind of kid . . . um, maybe that's because I partially named her after a football player. That would explain all the tackling, right? :)

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  6. Awww :) Such great memories (aside from the hamster incident, lol)
    Happy birthday, Harper!!
    ~h

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  7. She's gorgeous! I love the birthday salad--what a terrific sister she has. The crown is lovely, too.

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