Feb 2, 2014

Weekend Discoveries

Hi friends,

It's been a busy but good weekend around here with the main event being the boys' birthday party. Yesterday, after a busy day of lessons and last minute preparations, I discovered these lovelies waiting for me:

My dear friend Luise sent me these to celebrate the new house and blog.  I have such amazing friends. I am so thankful and touched.

Next up, I had to decorate a cake for the boys. I like to buy a cake from our local grocery store and then decorate it to add a personal touch. This reduces the mess and anxiety and I still feel like I've done something special for the boys.

Since I forgot to snap a before pic - this is a pic from google images to give you an idea of what it looked like before I started (minus the swirls and add cupcakes underneath). It's complicated I know but stay with me ;)

And this is what I came up with:

Considering I decorated it at 10pm the night before, I was pretty happy with how it turned out.

The party was held at an indoor trampoline park called Skyzone. Definitely a good way to get some exercise. Here is an action shot from my oldest (who I am struggling to terms with the fact turned 8) doing trampoline basketball.

So as you can see it was another action packed weekend at Casa Marshall - but that's how we like it.

I leave you today with this amusing item:

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