Monday, May 24, 2010

Tucker's 1st Birthday Fiesta

Here are some pictures of Tucker excitedly awaiting to celebrate his 1st Birthday Fiesta! We threw one for him on Saturday the 22nd. The theme was based on one of his favorite book series: Skippyjon Jones, by Judy Schachner. It's about a Siamese Cat who thinks he is a Chihuahua and has many adventures with his imaginary friends, the Los Chimichangos Chihuahuas.

Here is the invite that I designed for it:

It wouldn't be a fiesta without some food, friends, family, splish-splashin', a pinata, and sopapilla cheesecake!

In one of the Skippyjon Jones books, Skippyjon (el Skippito Friskito, the Great Sword Fighter) defeats the Great Bumblebeeto Bandito, who is actually Skippyjon's birthday pinata being stored in his closet. So I made Tucker a Great Bumblebito Bandito Pinata just like the one in the book. Tucker and all his little friends, Sophie, Lily, and Livi had fun trying to defeat it. Finally, Gary pitched it to Dallin who whacked it good.

After defeating the Great Bumblebeeto Bandito, we had fun opening presents and playing in the water!
Tucker wearing his cool new Tigger shirt!

Tucker playing catch with Gina and Darrell
Sophie and Livi playing in the water

Daddy helping Tucker go on the Slip-n-Slide
Jajue on the Slip-n-Slide
Jajue got cold

Playing with the new cars
Tucker and Jajue playing in the toybox that Daddy made for Tucker's birthday

Stay tuned for Sunday's adventures! I still have more to post about.
Also, I want to say thanks to all of you who helped out with the party!

Thursday, May 20, 2010


I realize I have been slacking at posting pictures. Here's a heap load:

This was the road that was blocked off, restricting us from driving anywhere from 6 am to 2 am the next morning. I hope that that was only dirt that Tucker was more interested in than the runners. 
Tucker and Daddy at the finish line
Hanging out and eating Uncle Nate's hat at the finish line
Clapping for the Ironman finishers
Partyin' in the pool with Lily

Caught red handed
Tucker and Taylor playing the piano
Tucker will attack anyone when we say "Get 'em!" 
Helping with laundry
This is how we mow the lawn
Tucker eating dirt while we were putting in our sprinklers

I had to zoom in---check out what his jammas say
Here's some pictures from the  James Bond Mega March Surprise Birthday Party for Gary, Tyler, Kim, Justin, and Kody (Kody sadly didn't make it) that I blogged about earlier--complete with Texas Roadhouse food and pretend gambling in a game of craps