Tag: Owen

Owen’s 9th Birthday!

We just celebrated Owen’s 9th birthday last week! We are blessed with another year and couldn’t be more thankful. We are so proud of the young man he’s becoming.

This year he requested a Creeper face character cake which is a popular character in his favorite game “Minecraft”. With black fondant, a print off of the face from Bing, and frosting I went to work and the results weren’t bad!

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Halloween Fun 2017

We had a fun Halloween this year. The weather was perfect for Trick-or-Treating. We kept to our budget by not spending on costumes but instead using what we already had.  The kids opted to paint their own pumpkins ( Melody painted a green Jumino from Stardew Valley & Owen’s a blue Kirby) instead of carving so they’ll last a bit longer. We can gut the pumpkins later and give to our chickens and they can turn that into eggs.  Continue reading

Happy 6th Birthday, Owen!



The weather has provided some challenges when it comes to celebrating the Winter birthdays in our family. Visits to the local LEGO store and a trip to the arcade for my son had to be postponed due to the snowstorm of 2017 here in Oregon!

While the snow was quite beautiful to see, the freezing rain and black ice that came along with it was certainly not. We had to pick up the cake sooner than expected and our visit to have brunch with family almost didn’t happen!
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