Unlike this time last year, today turned out to be a perfectly ordinary day in all the best ways – including two toddlers who appear to be stymied by snow even though this is not the first time we've seen snow this year (because toddlers are awesome like that):
|– What is this... stuff?|
|– It's a brave new world everyone!|
We made some funny faces:
And when we weren't busy being hooligans we built things:
|– Mommy not being entirely honest with you here.|
– It's true we are building things, yes.
|– But we never stop being hooligans.|
– No. Never. I'm destroying the couch right now for example.
There was even a yummy homemade cake, thanks to Gamma Rita:
Really, it was very yummy. And messy:
Also, my boys know what to do with cake now. How perfectly ordinary is that?
PS. I don't like telling stories out of order, but these last two pics are timely since it's my birthday after all. Seth proved a bit elusive this year when it came to taking photos over the holidays – and even though he wasn't especially thrilled by my ambush today, I at least have a picture (or two) of the two of us together:
And at least one of us was happy about it: