Monday, November 15, 2010

Happy Birthday, Gabe!

This is my son...
...after losing his first tooth. (Lost it while he was still six. He was very happy about that. He's a late-tooth-loser like the Dashingly Handsome Sidekick.)
 This is my son...
...on his seventh birthday with his crazy pirate (cupcake) cake.
 (Now you can see why I don't illustrate picture books. I'm big on ideas, short on talent. In case you can't tell, it's a pirate map. *blush* But, before you judge too harshly -- look how happy the boy is!)

This is my son...
...as the crazy blind present-treasure-hunting pirate about to scour the living room for his loot.
 And here are...
...all the scurvy pirates who attended the party (read: cousins).

Now, Argggh!
Be off with you.

8 comments:

  1. What a cutie! I love the pirate themed party!

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  2. Happy birthday, Gabe, and I love the pirate cake, Amy! (And yeah, cake decorating is one skill I'd like to work on someday. My mother-in-law makes the most beautiful cakes whereas I'm lucky to get it onto a cake plate and actually frost it all the way around:) )

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  3. My boy turns seven in another month. How fun! I wish he'd be into pirates, but it's Star Wars everything at my house.

    And ooh, he'd be jealous about the tooth. Still holding tight to those baby teeth.

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  4. Aw, lovely.
    You're not at all short of talent, you made the perfect (cup)cake for the birthday boy.
    Wouldn't mind having been at that party at all!

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  5. forgot to say, your son has the most beautiful eyes.

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  6. Not to neglect your genes, but he looks JUST like Aaron did as a kid! Which is to say, cute!
    And great job on the cake. I didn't guess correctly, but it was obvious your son thought you made a masterpiece. :)

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  7. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GABE!!!!!!!!!!! Love the photos. How cute!

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