How Karlie Spent Her 8th Birthday


Karlie started her morning with green doughnuts.
Then we were off to the world famous fountain to watch it turn green and partake in the St. Patrick's Day festival.  We couldn't pass up green cotton candy for lunch!  All the girls got feathers in their hair too.
Unfortunately it was a pretty blustery day, but they were still able to shoot one of the fountains up for the emerald display.  It was an impressive 15 minutes of really green water!
 How much food coloring do you think they needed?
Almost as much in the Shamrock Shakes at McDonald's we picked up on our way home!
When Karlie got home from her volleyball game, she got her present!
 Our little biker babe was in need of a new bike in a big way!  Now she can rock the desert with daddy.  He is happy it's made of aluminum and has good shifters and shocks.  I am happy the rims are green and it has a green plaid pattern. :)
 She was thrilled with how easy it was to shift gears and can't wait to hit the trail.  As luck would have it we are getting our first rain since November and won't be able to try it out until next weekend.
 The night before Karlie chose steak, artichokes and her favorite cheesy rice for her special dinner.  On her birthday we had the traditional corned beef and cabbage with red potatoes and green ramen noodles.  A shamrock cake finished off her menu for the day.
It was a wonderfully, busy day celebrating all things green and Karlie.
Even Siri was feeling a little green by the end of the day.

3 comments:

Lacey said...

What a big girl!! I can't believe she is 8!! We have been friends a long time sister!!! I have loved watching her grow up into the beautiful, sweet, funny little young lady she is! Glad she had a great birthday!!

Courtney said...

Love your celebratory GREEN! She is such a little lady already. Watch out Daddy!
Glad she had a fun (and green) day!

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