Happy Birthday to Lou!

Lou turned 11 yesterday. She had been sick all week and emerged from her fog of headaches just in time for a special day. She and I began the day with a quiet breakfast together with fruit salad, banana muffins, a rose, and a special card. Later we went to see The Lightning Thief.




We ended the day with dinner and gifts. Life is good when you get a new boom box from which to listen to music and books, an ugly doll, and a watch that is actually a MOOD watch.

Her dinner request was lasagna "without spinach, Mom" and butter cake with strawberry ice cream. Here's her cake in all its glory sitting on the birthday board made by her great-great grandfather.

My little Lou is growing up!



Linda  – (February 19, 2010 at 10:38 AM)  

Happy Birthday to your Lou! I love the birthday board, I remember a previous post you did about it. I need to go and look for it. It is my little one's 4th birthday on Monday and I am keen to attempt making one for our family:)
Warmly
Linda

sarah  – (February 19, 2010 at 2:28 PM)  

Happy birthday to your lovely girl. What wonderful presents she got! I wish her many blessings for the years to come.

Penny  – (February 19, 2010 at 8:11 PM)  

Happiest of days to your sweet one - what wonderful ways to celebrate a birthday!

That is one gorgeous cake one one extra amazingly gorgeous cake board. :)

Cadi  – (February 20, 2010 at 12:11 AM)  

Happy Birthday, Lou. Celebrate like crazy! Many blessings on your journey through life!

Redbeet Mama  – (February 20, 2010 at 10:08 AM)  

Happy Birthday to your sweet child!
Loved the birthday board - how very special.

Nicole
http://redbeetmama.blogspot.com/

Susan  – (February 23, 2010 at 3:31 PM)  

Happy birthday wishes to Lou! It sounds like she had a wonderful day filled with delightful gifts and special activities!

What a beautiful baby Lou was--and, what a lovely young lady she is.

Julie  – (February 24, 2010 at 9:27 AM)  

Happy Birthday to your lovely girl. So glad that she felt better in time for the big day, and it looks and sounds like a lovely time

Angela  – (February 25, 2010 at 6:27 PM)  

My how she has grown up! It is so bittersweet for we mothers! Happy Birthday to a lovely girl!

Tammy  – (March 4, 2010 at 10:52 AM)  

Well happy, happy birthday! Sounds like it was a celebration all day long, which is how it should be. :) :) :)

Did you like Lightning Thief? I haven't taken my girls to see it yet.

healing hillary  – (March 8, 2010 at 5:44 AM)  

so sweet and the birthday board...lovely!

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