It’s Alexander’s Birthday, Dude!

Jan 6, 2014

This past Saturday, we headed to the Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley to help celebrate Louis’ bestie turning another year older.  Alexander has made an appearance on this blog a few times already and we are terribly sad to report that we won’t be seeing much of our wonderful Markan friends after this.  They are moving to New Jersey (SOB!!) soon and we are pretty broken up about the news.  *sigh.

Anyway, we knew we couldn’t miss the festivities – but who would?  A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party?  In the Children’s Museum?  Hello good time!

A’s mom Erin is a crafty friend of mine.  She made a bunch of fun things for the kiddos to wear and I’m pretty sure Louis loved the fact that he got to be a ninja turtle alongside a bunch of enthusiastic other little kiddos.

I think I might take a page from Erin’s book and have a party sometime at CMOV.  There was no need to organize anything, in terms of activities.  The kiddos just ran and played with the things that were there and had a great time.  (Even Jenny Brown got in on the action and was buried by some little squirts’ building projects.)

The decorations were adorable and very up to TMNT standards.  Even the balloons had ninja faces. 

Alexander cracked us all up by blowing out his candles before the song was close to being finished.  He was just really eager to make his birthday wishes come true!!

Louis was super upset when we told him it was time to leave.  I mean…like really super upset.  He wanted to stay and party all day long.  I then immediately felt like a terrible mother because he hasn’t spent much time around people his age lately.  The holidays, school being on break and it being too cold to have play dates outside are all a factor.  That, and I think we need to make friends with more people who have children.

^^ I mean, look at that face.  That’s a face of a child on the brink of a meltdown because his mean parents are taking him away from all of this fun.

Happy Birthday, Alexander (dude)!  Thanks for letting us join in on all of the fun!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!  I’m Katy.
Momma. Wife. West Virginian.
Designer. 
Dreamer. Coffee Consumer.
DIY-er. 
Craft Beer Enthusiast.
Purple Obsessor. Lover of Handmade.

MILDLY WILD. MOSTLY WANDERFUL.

LATEST FREEBIES

One Pattern, Four Lengths :: The [free!] Moseyer Skirt

I really wanted to have a special post to talk just about the different lengths and fabrics that I used for my tester versions of the new Moseyer Skirt (a FREE pattern that I just released on Wild + Wanderful).  But before we get into it too much, let's go over what...

The Moseyer Skirt | A New FREEBIE Wrap Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

I am overwhelmingly excited to share that I have *officially* released another pattern on this very website!!  Let me tell you all about The Moseyer Skirt, y'all!! This is a beginner pattern, featuring an adorable true-wrap style skirt, with a sweet little tulip hem...

The Voyager Skirt :: Star Wars Style | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

Did you hear the news that I announced yesterday??  I released two new sewing patterns -- and they're both free!!  I'm still riding a little bit of a high from the fun of putting something that I designed in my own space.  I know that a circle skirt isn't anything...

The Voyager Skirt | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

So I did a thing.  And that thing was do a bunch of math and take the guess work and math out of circle skirts for you -- by releasing a FREE pattern: The Voyager Skirt!! Well....I released two patterns, because...

Granny Square Heart Drink Sweater | Free Crochet Pattern + Video Tutorial!

Whenever I'm in the mood to crochet something but want it to be a short and sweet project, I immediately start crocheting these granny square hearts.  I'm mildly obsessed with them..you have no idea how many heart squares I have in my "WIP" pile.  Whoops. I shared...

How to Open Digital Cut Files in Silhouette Studio (PLUS 4 Free Schitts Creek Downloads)

Happy New Year, ya Wild Bunch!  I thought I'd kick off 2021 with a little video tutorial AND a four-pack of free digital cut file downloads.  Not a bad way to party into the new year, am I right? I'm a huge fan of creating digital cut files for you, but...

RECENT POSTS

Fabric for Pirates :: July 2021 Reveal

We've hit the halfway mark in the month, which means it's time to share the fabric that we sent out for July's Fabric for Pirates shipment!  The summer seems to be moving faster than ever, I can't believe we are here already! Judy and I were on the hunt for the...

Paperbag Pants + Skirt, by Patterns for Pirates

I'm excitedly here today to tell you about the latest pattern release from Patterns for Pirates: the Paperbag Pants + Skirt!!  This is a constantly requested pattern style that Judy finally gave into and created for us.  And I'm so glad she did.  Because it's super...

One Pattern, Four Lengths :: The [free!] Moseyer Skirt

I really wanted to have a special post to talk just about the different lengths and fabrics that I used for my tester versions of the new Moseyer Skirt (a FREE pattern that I just released on Wild + Wanderful).  But before we get into it too much, let's go over what...