What else do you need besides the good company of family, some hearty pasta, a birthday song, and an ice cream sundae?
Oh, geez! Not the box within a box trick! Jim and Tona used to do that to Greg and Wendy all the time. I've heard stories about especially brutal instances when a screwdriver was required to unscrew many screws on the wooden box to get to the next box inside.
This is Heather's P-L-E-A-S-E face when she asked me if she can have an ipod when she turns nine. What was my answer? Well of course, the usual ~ "We'll see." Come on! I think Rule #57 of Parenthood is not to give in easily. Rule #65 is to not show all your cards at once.
Stephanie had a great lunch. Then she headed out with Grandma & Papa to go bike shopping and with Aunt Wendy for a birthday shopping spree. Nah ~ she's not spoiled or anything.