We spent Thanksgiving Day this year at Chris and Chuck's. Julie and Ben were home as well as Andrew. It is always great to see everyone. After a great meal (as always) and Lexi's nap, we celebrated her 3rd birthday! Grandma always gets her an ice cream cake for her birthday. She loves it. She also blew out all her candles all by herself... what a big girl! Jill gave us a nice little mess as she decided to fill her diaper (and the high chair) while we were feeding her baby food. We followed that with a bath and a trip to the laundry - 2 cycles worth - for her clothes! Then came Lexi's gifts. She opened a stuffed Nemo fish and a remote controlled Lightning McQueen car from uncle Andrew. Then she opened Tinkerbell rollerskates (the kind that fit over your shoes) from aunt Julie and uncle Ben. Then, last but certainly not least, she opened her big gift from Grandma and Papa. It was a basketball hoop! She loved all her toys and played with all of them a lot! After a few rounds around the house on her skates - everyone had to take her on at least one round - she took them off and played with the basketball hoop and Lightning McQueen. She did return to the skates at least 2 more times later in the day. And of course she had to sleep with Nemo that night (and every night since)! Thanks to everyone and we had a great day! Can't wait to see everyone again at Christmas.
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