Yesturday was Christian's 6th birthday. To add to the birthday excitement we also had snow. Sunday and Monday it was very cold and windy. Today is just cold. Tommorow we are supposed to get more snow, warm up just enough to get freezing rain and then the temperature will drop again and we will get more snow. This is unusual for Portland, where we usually get rain.
I had not wrapped Christian's presents and Sunday night, it was so cold, I did not want to go out to the garage and get the presents and wrap. Liam is going through a whole present wrapping, scissors and tape phase so David and I decided that he would enjoy wrapping the presents Monday morning. He also hates the cold and has no desire to go outside. I took Christian out for a walk while David and Liam wrapped the presents. Everything worked well except four year old Liam grabbed one of the wrapped presents and started announcing that there were Legos inside.
That afternoon, I made gingerbread cookie dough and let the boys cut out cookies. I then let the boys use the remaining frosting from Christian's birthday to decorate. They love sprinkles and use a lot of them. I worry about waste, then I realise that those sprinkles are probably five years old. I can just pick up some more at Winco when the weather improves.
Credits: Kit - Jingle Bell Blues by Lindsay Jane Designs, Template - By Chrissy W. found in Funky Wonderland the Elemental Scraps December Collab Kit
I downloaded a 30 day trial of Photoshop Lightroom. This photo is a great example of why the program is fantastic. The chair Liam is standing on is a Lime Green Ikea chair. Very cute, but it does not go with the whole Christmas scheme. I played around with this in Lightroom.
Kit: Funky Wonderland - Elemental Scraps December Mega Kit
I did this layout with a few pictures from Christian's Birthday Party
Kit: Birthday Bash by Jannylyn Brokken, Distressed Paper: Not Too Shabby by Angie Kovacs, Alpha: Glittered Edge Alpha by Angie Kovacs, Template: Mixin' It Up 4 by Chrissy W.
I did this layout with all the pictures I took at Christian's Tae Kwon Do Class
Credits: Template Mixin' It Up 4 by Chrissy W. Kit: Wild Child by Linday Jane Designs