But first on the list is our Bear who turned 4 this year to our amazement and disbelief. Surely it was just the other day when he was just a squalling newborn in our arms?
He has grown beyond belief and in some ways seems so very big already, but he's still just our little baby boy!
For the most part we let him decide what he wanted to do on his birthday, and he decided some balloons were in order, so we all set about blowing some up.
And she used the time while her brother was preoccupied to check out some of his presents in peace. First she set off to find a bug...
Then we put the cake together, I started baking with no real ideas beside instruction from Bear that he wanted a chocolate cake and he likes pirates...aye aye Captain! I finally ended up with it looking like this