Sunday, January 15, 2012

A joyful blur

This weekend was one big joyful blur.  One of Camille's bestest friends (and daughter of one of my bestest friends) celebrated her twelfth birthday.  12!  I remember the day she was born.
We met her family at an indoor amusement / water park.




 At the last minute it turned into a Mama and daughters hotel sleepover.  Fun!  So we spent a whole day doing this, got some sleep, and spent half of the next day doing it all over again.

 The girls had fun trying out Dakota's birthday gift.  A microphone with different effects.


 There was one short-lived but intense, hungry-tired-sensory-overload- freak out-melt down when it was time to leave (there had to be one of those, right?...with my girls anyway).  But overall, it was SO MUCH FUN.
 

What a privilege it is to have good friends and how wonderful to watch these girls grow up together.  A very happy twelfth birthday to you, Dakota!  Thanks for sharing it with us.

2 comments:

  1. That looks like a wonderful place to have a birthday party! Time really does go fast with children, it really is hard to know where those years go sometimes.

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  2. Ahhh! It never even occurred to me that they have INDOOR water parks! It looks like sooo much fun (apart from the freak-out - why are there always at least one of these?). Thanks for sharing!

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