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Bella has been dreaming of, wishing for and planning a spooky Birthday bash for years. We decided this would be the year!

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Lots of fun food. :)

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Spoooooky castle cake.

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Graveyard pudding

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Mr. Bones showed up for photo ops.

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Hunting for skeleton bones.

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Such a special bunch of friends celebrating Bella-Boo! xo

Somehow, our youngest is now TEN. Double digits=Double celebrating.

First a family party on the big day. Dinner of her choice (meatloaf, homemade macncheese, peas, garlic bread), family presents, a simple cake and a couple rounds of Dominoes.

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Very fun to get packages and cards in the mail. :)

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Bella is as joyful, spontaneous, creative and fun as ever! She makes friends wherever she goes and her love of life is a good reminder of just how much there is to love.

 

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Bella, Levi and Sophie at Silver Falls.

 

 

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Picnicing.

 

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My Mom and I.

 

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Kids with Gr’ma Toni.

 

 

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Kids with their Great Grandma.

 

 

 

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My Grandma and I.

 

 

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My hot man and I.

 

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Us.

 

We headed to Silverton Oregon for a couple nights, to visit my Mom (who was visiting from CO), my Aunt and Uncle, My Grandma, and some cousins and their families. We loved seeing everyone, some after MANY years. Lots of laughs, some Birthday celebrating, delicious meals, games, shopping…big fun all around!

 

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Just a lovely little bit at the water at sunset. Manly peeps tossing a football, girly peeps building fairy houses.

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We have some really special friends here, and I love that people just stop by for tea or lunch or come for dinner. Or meet up at the beach or on a walk. Or stop and have a chat at the store or library. This is a cozy, wonderful place, with cozy, wonderful people, who make time for meaningful relationships.