Evan had a good time:
And then he decided that he didn't want to feed himself the cold, gooey ice cream:
Once he was done eating, his hat became his source of entertainment:
Sydney had a good time hamming it up for the camera:
She didn't mind showing off her first non-hand-me-down bike, either:
Evan had a good time opening his presents:
Liam had a good time, too. He didn't even really care that he had to watch the other two open presents. He had (and is still having) lots of fun playing with the musical cards the other two got. Here he is enjoying their cakes (with his hat backwards):
Thanks to the lovely economy, Ryan and I pulled in the reins on how much we spent on the party which translates into our making the cakes rather than buying them from
It sure was yummy, especially since it was chocolate inside!
And Sydney helped me make her fluorescent pink princess cake:
The rain ran us inside, but we had fun showing the grandparents how to play Wii Fit. We couldn't quite convince them to do the Hula Hoop or Step Aerobics, but my parents did play a little Wii golf.
It was a quiet party, but it was just our style. Not a lot of people, not a lot of chaos or hoopla, but plenty of good food and cake. Perfect.