Well, Emily turned two today. She seems to have enjoyed her birthday. She woke up this morning singing "Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday".
Alicia made her a cake in the form of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". It turned out pretty good if she does say so herself.
We started opening presents before dinner so we'd have time for them all. She started off with one from Grandma Nickum. Imagine that, it's purple :).
Then she dug into one from Oma and Opa. She's got the unwrapping thing down.
Notice the smile, it was accompanied by the statement "yellow!"
She immediately went for putting the hat on, we got the rest of it on her later.
Then the tore into one of our gifts.
Next up was one from Eli.
When Paw-paw arrived he came bearing Emily's great-great-grandmother's deviled egg plate (for those that don't know Emily is somewhat of a deviled egg fan). He also brought eggs to go on the plate.
With the dinner of spaghetti, green beans, and the fruits that the very hungry caterpillar ate completed it was time for cake. She was thrilled.
She had no problem blowing out the candles.
Then she tore into our big gift, a trike. Eli took care of creating the wrapping paper for us.
She was a little bit excited about it. After we got rid of the other one she's been asking about a trike for the last couple of weeks.
Next up was more from Nana and Paw-Paw. A little purse, some books, more swimsuits, a dress with a matching doll dress.
Erin and Rachel got her a basket and streamers for her trike. She decided to give her baby a ride.
Nana bought a sweater to match Emily's dress for herself.
And of course every two year old little girl needs an "itsy bitsy teeny weenie yellow polka dot bikini"
Eli decided to take the trike for a spin.
Whew, busy day.