On Friday (I happened to be off work) we had a birthday breakfast for G. We first put a candle in a bisquit to sing then after the cupcakes were ready (later) we did the candle again properly this time.
The first gift G opened was the bunk bed made by my dad and mom for her bitty twins. Then she opened the outfits: two soccer sets, two crocks, and two sets of pjs. Twins are so expensive, heh. She was so surprised and pleased. The beds are light and dad left them as a blank canvas for her to decorate the foot and head boards.
Then G and I made "sports" cupcakes, you know basketball, karate orange belt and soccer. I believe they would have been cake wreck material (oh yes they would) had I bothered to photograph them. They may have looked a bit like wrecks, G even called my basketball a spider, but they were pretty tasty.
Saturday, I took G and a friend for a day in the big city. We started at a museum that was showing a Taste of China exhibit including a make and fly your own kite day. That was fun. G made a catfish kite and her friend made a butterfly.
Then we headed to most every 7 year-old's favorite luncheon spot, McDs, for a lovely lunch of fries and nuggets. Then off to the pottery place to paint lovely plates and crosses.
G had wanted an elephant so I had copied one for her to paint on a plate. Her friend wanted to do something for her own mom so she picked a cross and painted it. I have to pick them up next week.
We had cupcakes after the pottery at GiGis where the icing to cupcke ratio is 1:1. That is a lot of icing, by the way. Then we three headed to a coffee shop because by this time I needed a pick me up and then off to the zoo for a couple of hours. All in all it was a very busy day such that G fell promptly to sleep the minute she was still in bed.
She did proclaim this the best birthday ever so I guess it was a G-success!