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I Want Cake For Lunch!!

Even though Sarah’s formal Birthday celebration will be happening on Sunday, Sarah and I had our own mini celebration today….after all, she is officially TWO!!! It was a special girls day…with no rules!!

The first thing on our list was a cruise through the park. Sarah needed to test drive some of her birthday gifts….A stroller, complete with matching diaper bag, and her first Bitty Baby…..the asian one:)


After our little jaunt through the park, it was time for some lunch. I was thinking a quick stop at Panera Bread for some warm soup and a tasty sandwhich……

Sarah had other plans…..

When asked what she wanted for lunch, she stated….”CAKE”

What the birthday girl wants……the birthday girl gets….remember, NO RULES! We headed to an adorable little bakery that is also known for their incredible candy and chocolates…..everything is made on the premises……and it is GOOD!!
Before we made our way to the cakes, Sarah saw some other goodies that caught her eye…….
This store has every candy you could imagine, but guess what she picked up……little milk chocolate lady bugs……do you think that means good luck is on the way?

I hope so!!!

She also found this little stuffed ski bear who made her way home with us too!

Eventually we made it to the cake counter and Sarah made her pick so we could go home and enjoy a lunch of …….CAKE!!!

Chocolate cake with peanut butter icing…..she made a great choice!!
Happy Birthday to me…..Happy Birthday to me!!!

Mommy, Can I eat the whole thing??

After our filling, but tasty lunch, we looked out the window to see this….

A couple flurries came our way… was the perfect ending to the perfect afternoon!

Sarah is now taking a nap…even after all that sugar!!
Round two tonight…the boys need to do a little celebrating of their own with the special birthday girl!!

More to come later…..I am still digging out from being away for a couple of days!!

BTW…..if you buy anything at T@YS R @S, open the box and take everything out to count the parts before you bring it home. We had to exchange the stroller. We went to put it together this am and it was missing a piece. I was so MAD….I should have checked before I left the store last week. This always happens to me….I thought I was safe because the box was still perfectly sealed…..WRONG!!

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  • Jodee Leader - It looks like the birthday girl had a fabulous day! I love the stroll in the park pictures and the cake she picked out looks delicious too! Have fun tonight with the boys!ReplyCancel

  • redmaryjanes - Happy Birthday darling Sarah! She looks like such a Momma with her diaper bag and carriage!ReplyCancel

  • Amy - What a fun girls day! Everybody should have cake for lunch on their birthday! And snow…..sigh…..

    It very rarely snows in Crazyville, so when it does, it is very exciting!:)

    You have a beautiful birthday girl, Lisa!

    God Bless,

  • Jboo - Happy Birthday Sarah! Looks like you and your Mom had a fabulous day! Love your new stroller! I think you are a very smart shopper and picked out a very yummy cake! Enjoy!!

    Janet & Maddy!ReplyCancel

  • "Hello... It's Me Again..." - I’m glad you had your special girl time with her on her special day! Those will be great memories for you two to look back on in years to come. You are a fun momma!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra - Aaaaw, what a special time for your special girl:-)ReplyCancel

  • Kate - Happy Birthday Sarah!!!

    I always have that “anything goes” rule too on Lia’s birthday…I LOVE the cake Sarah picked out…and these are memories she will hold dear for the rest of her life…so sweet!!

    What a special day for you all…and I am going to assume those ladybugs she picked out DO mean something speical (or someone special) is on the way…and won’t Sarah have great practice with her bitty baby…that was Lia’s first doll too!!

    Smooches to you all!!


  • Missy - Give Sarah a big birthday hug from me! I have been looking forward to seeing that pram all day : ) She looks just precious strolling in the park. Glad it was the perfect day for such a darling little girl!ReplyCancel

  • Gail - What an awesome momma you are! Happy Birthday dear Sarah! Enjoy your special day with your wonderful family. Love the picture of Sarah with the cake. :)ReplyCancel

  • Isabella's Mommy and Daddy - Happy 2nd Birthday Sarah…
    LOVE the stroller…
    Looks like a WONDERFUL Day..
    Have a Great Evening..
    I can’t believe you have snow flurries.. it is still in the 80’s.. I would love for it to cool down a little bit..

  • Sandy Toes - Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday to you!!

    What a stylish Little Mommy you have! Don’t you just love Bitty cute! My girls have the fun!

    Enjoy…love that perfect for little Miss Birthday Girl!
    -sandy toesReplyCancel

  • CC - She is SUCH the diva mama!!!!!!

    And I so want some of that cake. Yum!ReplyCancel

  • Heather - Happy Birthday Beautiful girl!!

    What a sweet and wonderful day – you rock in the mommy department!

    We had those little ladybugs for Hannah’s first birthday – I loved them so much I took pictures of them:) Must mean happy times are ahead;)

    Have a wonderful continuing celebration of your precious Sarah.


  • Sharie - OK that stroller and diaper bag is SOOO cute and SO worth the hassle. I’m going to have to go check that out:)

    Happy Happy Birthday Miss Sarah!ReplyCancel

  • a Tonggu Momma - Happy Birthday Sarah!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kam - What a great day with your girl! She is so adorable and it looks like you made sweet memories together today!
    We all need a girls day every now and again!ReplyCancel

  • Marla - Cake for lunch sounds good to me!! Hope your sweetie had a fabulous birthday.

    The snow is beautiful!! Wish it would do that here. :(ReplyCancel

  • 3D - Happy Birthday sweet Sarah!

    Keep smilin!ReplyCancel

  • Kayce - Happy Birthday Sarah!!!! I love your new stroller! You are going to be the best big sister soon. Enjoy the snow flurries and your special day.ReplyCancel

  • Aspiemom - She’s my kind of girl – cake for lunch!

    She’s so pretty and looks like a little mommy on her outing.

    A month before we moved from PA my new convection oven arrived in the mail. My husband said not to even open the box and he’d just load it on the moving truck. Well, we got down here and opened it and the door was broken. It was packed in styrofoam so I don’t think it happened in the move. Anyway, too much time lapsed so the place wouldn’t take it back and I was so mad!!! Now I check EVERYTHING as soon as it get’s here – even my sons Wii he’s getting for Christmas. 😉ReplyCancel

  • Christy - What an amazingly fun day!! I cant belive what beautiful pictures you take. What a pretty birthday girl. It looks like she and my Mia are very close in age. what a cutie!!!

    Love all your pictures!!!

    Happy Birthday!!

    Christy :)ReplyCancel

  • Waiting for Mia Hope! - Happy Birthday to beautiful Sarah! What a fun day!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sherri - Oh Lisa, she looks absolutely thrilled with her pram! That smile is huge!

    Happy Birthday Sarah! You are the sweetest little two year old!

    BTW Peanut Butter is very healthy! LOL!ReplyCancel

  • jenbusymom - Love the pram, love the matching accessories and the uggs, toooooo cute!

    What a great Mommy and Sarah special day! Happy 2’s to the birthday girl!ReplyCancel

  • Felicia - Happy Birthday…it looks like you having a very special day. You made a great choice with the cake…it looks yummy :)ReplyCancel

  • Jo - What a “sweet” birthday treat for the girls! I love the pictures ~ her expressions are priceless!


  • Our Complete Family - Oh my doesn’t Miss Princess Cutie Patootie Sarah look DARLING with her new stroller taking her new baby for a walk in the park.
    So precious!
    Now that is a girl after my heart~ chocolates, peanut butter cake…that is one FUN birthday lunch!
    You Rock Lisa!
    Hope you all have fun tonight.
    Can’t wait to hear about it and see the photos which I know will be great to go along with it!
    Welcome home to you~ LesReplyCancel

  • M3 - Hi Lisa, your pictures are absolutely beautiful. Happy birthday wishes to Sarah. Sounds like a wonderful time for everyone.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - What a fun day. Happy birthday Sarah!

    Chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting. Mmmmmmmmmmmm…………ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - Happy, Happy, Birthday Miss Sarah!
    I LOVE the pictures of the new Mommy and her stroller, matching bag AND baby :) She is PRECIOUS!
    It looks like you two had a wonderful Mother, Daughter day, and the cake looked delicious!
    Glad you made it home safe, and hope you have a great family night together….

    *I have had the same thing with that store and it really does make you SO mad! My box was sealed also..


  • Carol VR - I love the crayon candles and thought you may want the heads up on a recipe exchange I am GUEST HOSTING for the “NOW THAT’S WHAT’S COOKING” blog.

    You can check out all the details by clicking on the lunchbag image in the righthand sidebar of my blog should you wish to participate.

    See ya soon.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa and Tate - What an adorable birthday girl! She is such a girlie girl with her stroller, diaper bag and Bitty Baby! Tate has the Asian Bitty baby… she just does not know about it or me yet!! Bring on these lucky lady bug referrals!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shelly and Family - Happy Birthday Sarah! And in my opinion, there is no better day to have cake for lunch than on your birthday! (we do ice-cream with sprinkles for breakfast lol)…and as always, the photos are just beautiful! We so need to catch up on things….ReplyCancel

  • Michaela - Happy Birthday Sarah! What a stylish “mommy” she is! Chocolate cake with peanut butter icing-yummy-Sarah is my kind of girl!

  • Robin - I can’t think of a better way to spend the day!!!

    Cake for lunch YUM!!!!

    Beautiful pictures, can’t wait to see more of the celebration!!


  • Michele - Happy Birthday Sarah!!ReplyCancel

  • Tisha - Happy Birthday Sarah! She looks like such a big girl with her adorable stroller and matching bag. Does that come in a mommy size? 😉

    Lisa, what a great mom you are! It looks like the perfect day! Have fun as the celebration continues. . .


  • Buzzings of a Queen Bee! - That stroller is so cute. I bet Sarah had a ball pushing it around…and cake for lunch is a wonderful idea! :) I love the whole day you had together. Girl time is so fun. Have a great weekend, and Happy Birthday Sarah!

  • Briana's Mom - Happy Birthday to sweet Sarah! Love all the gorgeous pics!

    Oh my gosh – Briana would go CRAZY over that stroller!

    Sarah has got some GOOD taste when it comes to picking out cake. I am drooling right now!!!ReplyCancel

  • kerri - Happy birthday sweet little Sarah.
    Love the monkeys. 😉ReplyCancel

  • Shari - Happy Birthday to Sarah!!! She looks so grown up on her little stroll in the park!!!! I love the pictures!!! She will make a GREAT big sister!ReplyCancel

  • Doreen - Happy Birthday to Princess Sarah!Sounds like the “girls” had a great day!That stroller ROCKS!!!!

    Doreen in Montreal single mom to Faith-Jiangxi & Mia-SichuanReplyCancel

  • OHmommy - Awwwww…. we have the same stroller. So sweet.ReplyCancel

  • Colleen - Well of course she gets what she wants…I love no rules!!! My girls have that same buggy…we got ours from pottery barn kids. So cute!!!! Sarah-Happy Birthday sweetie pie!!! Your smile just makes my heart melt!ReplyCancel

  • Dawn - Happy Birthday, sweet Sarah!! I hope you have a fun filled party this weekend! Your stroller and accessories look like so much fun! :) Enjoy your special day!


  • Paula - Happy Birthday dear little Sarah. I’ve been catching up on your blog. That stroller set you bought her is so cute. That is so annoying when there is a part missing. I’ve had that happen too.
    I know what you mean about the family photo shot. We finally got a good one after two different attempts. I don’t have photoshop, so I have to rely on the lighting being just right :)ReplyCancel

  • Lucy - Happy 2nd Birthday Sarah! What a fabulous mommy you have! Cake for lunch and NO rules for a whole day!? I love your new stroller and baby doll, you look like such a stylish mommy! You’re getting to be such a big girl and it’s been so fun to watch you grow! I hope your mommy’s right with thinking those ladybugs will bring good luck…soon….soon!!!ReplyCancel

  • jennifer - THose pictures are so adorable!! I love the red barn too! Happy Birhtday Sarah!!ReplyCancel

  • Kerry - Happy Birthday Sweet Sarah! Looks like the perfect day with mama.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer - Happy Birthday Sarah!!!!

    What a great day!


  • Steffie B. - What a special day for you both….thanks for sharing it with us. 😉ReplyCancel

  • 3 Peanuts - Happy Birthday to your little angel! I love her choice for “lunch”!


  • Bridget - Happy Birthday sweet Sarah! Sounds like you had a perfect girls day! Cake trumps soup any day! Love the doll stroller!! Hope you guys had a great weekend!ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - What a great day!!! I love the “no rules” on her birthday! : ) What a fun day. You are such a good momma! I love the stroller with her matching diaper bag…way too cute!!!ReplyCancel

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