Thursday, September 10, 2009

Blake's 2nd Birthday

Blake's second birthday was nearly 2 weeks ago now. (It was August 28th-I know-I'm way behind on posting!) We ended up doing 2 separate birthday parties for him for each side of the family due to the family's schedules. I made a cake for my side and a big cookie for Rich's side of the family. (I didn't get a picture of the cookie, but I decorated them exactly the same!)

Blake's birthday at my parents' place

The cake for the little tractor lover. :-)

Blake trying to get his tractor off the cake. (He could have cared less about the candles!)

"Yes! I got my tractor!" ;-)

Morgan helped open all of Blake's presents. (We really should have not had him open the Duplos first. He cried when we took them away so he could open the rest of his presents.)

Blake's Frecklebox book.

Opening more presents.

Blake playing with his Duplos from Oma and Opa (my parents).

Morgan with her best friend, Brookelynn. (One of my best friends' daughter.)


Blake's birthday at Rich's parents' place

Morgan in on the present opening action again.

We got smart and had Blake open the clothes first! (He looks quite disappointed, doesn't he? No crying though!)

More presents.

Blake got his very own rocking chair from his grandma and grandpa. (Isn't it pretty!?)


I can't believe that my baby is two already. I really wish that I could stop time for a while and enjoy this age a bit longer. He is such a little sweetheart! He gives everyone hugs and kisses right now and makes a little 'muah' sound with the kisses. The hugs are cute too! He runs to the person with his arms out wide-adorable! I also love the little noises he makes when he is playing with his cars and tractors. And he picks up new words all the time now. I just love hearing his little boy voice and seeing his little sweet boy actions! I know this stage isn't going to last long, so I'm soaking up as much of it as I can for as long as it lasts. :-)


Melissa said...

I love the cake you made! Thanks for entering my contest!

Cascia said...

Happy Birthday Blake! He is adorable and it looks like he had a great birthday. We have a two year old boy too and he is a lot of fun.

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Look at you go, that cake is fab ;).

Oh no always start with clothes first ... LOL. Duplos are really cool though :) And the Frecklebox Book, yeah love ours ;).

2 parties now that is awesome and that rocking chair is gorgeous :)

The Jacobsen Family! said...

Great job on the cake! He is doing all the same things my Erik is, and it IS SO much fun! They're adorable!
Did you get him the Zoo Frecklebox book? We got that one for Logan (my 5 year old) for Christmas last year. Super cool book!
And wow, that rocking chair is awesome!!
Looks like you guys had a great time!

Just Breathe said...

Your children are so precious.
Happy 2nd Birthday Blake. I have come over from Alexis where she has given us awards. I look forward to getting to know you.

Marissa said...

Awww, looks like he had a great birthday! The tractor cake is adorable! And I love Frecklebox books - we had one made for our son too, and they're great :)

Nicole Feliciano said...

What a great cake. Congrats to the birthday boy.

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