Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Birthday Cake for Breakfast


Rio is eight years old today. I know this because yesterday he reminded me at least 50 times.

"Mom, tomorrow's my BIRTHDAY, not my Birthday Party, but my actual BIRTHDAY,"  he spoke slow so I would understand.

"Yes I know," I answered. "I was there when you were born," I reminded him.

Throughout the day he also wanted to know the date, or the time, or the day of the week. He repeatedly checked the calender on the fridge for proof that I hadn't somehow passed the 26th of July and not told him. All sneaky tactics he's learned from his sister to remind me in a round about way that an important event is approaching.

All of this birthday anticipation leads to one very important birthday tradition in our house.

BIRTHDAY CAKE FOR BREAKFAST!  Is there really anything sweeter?

16 comments:

  1. My daughter Kylie turns seven this Saturday!:) She has been doing a countdown and asking me what day it is for about a month! Lol. I do believe she is going to spontaneously combust this week!

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  2. Ice cream cake. It's one of my birthday traditions. Another tradition: celebrating ALL week.

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  3. So lovely of you! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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  4. I'm all for that! Hope he has a good and a good party.

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  5. Rio: Uncle Doug and Aunt Tona want to wish you all the happiness in the world. Your going to be a "Heart Breaker". Happy Birthday to you sweetie...

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  6. And it was very good Birthday Cake this morning =), Thanks for inviting me over and sharing =)

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  7. What a handsome young man! Congratulations on being eight. Your mom is awesome!

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  8. That's the best kind of breakfast ;) New follower...would love for you to follow back!

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  9. Happy Birthday to him - yay for breakfast cake!!

    Following from Terrific Thursday hop :)

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  10. Love your blog! My son that turned 15 didn't want me to celebrate his birthday! What was that about??? No friends no undo attention to himself. Next year I'm going to just have to plan a surprise party so he doesn't have a choice! ;)

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  11. I think I'd love that birthday tradition! I always enjoy your stories. Happy birthday to Rio!

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  12. Awww...Happy Belated Birthday to him! (My middle daughter turned 4 just one day after his b-day) :)

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  13. Happy belated birthday! I love the idea of cake for breakfast!

    Shanan (new follower)
    http://yogi-mommy.blogspot.com/

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  14. Now that is one wicked awesome idea. Hope he had a wonderful birthday. What an adorable kid he is.

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  15. My daughter had her purse stolen recently and had to get a replacement social security card. She blamed me for not giving them the correct birthday. Really girlfriend? It couldn't possibly have been a typo on their end. Stop it. Happy birthday Rio.

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