Archive for August, 2011

A little flashback to June –
Rainbow City – created by two-person art team ‘FriendsWithYou‘ – was about the best way ever to end a walk on the High Line this summer. At 30th Street and Tenth Avenues we descended the stairs from the crowded and overheated High Line and stumbled into what looked like an exhibit of enlarged chew-toys from Japan. Ezra loved pushing the giant beach balls and – even without a breeze they would snap right back at him and totally engulf him (or gently push him around.) After a bit of bouncing in a giant inflated onion and mushroom we were wiped out, and indulged in a peach slushy from the Kelvin All-Natural Slushy Truck while Zoe napped.


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One of Ezra’s oldest friends – Max – celebrated his 5th birthday with a treasure hunt, pirate map, dress up goodies and finally – an amazing pirate ship cake created by his mom Jill. The playmobil pirates and side cannon birthday candles were a hit. It was as tasty as it was fun to look at and play with. Check out Max’s adorable friend Victoria – the girl knows how to dress the part of a stylish pirate! By the way, I found a pirate cake how-to here at the yummy bakedbree.com.

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.. 5 years ago, Ezra was born and we thought we’d created the best thing ever. What a wonderful boy. These are scenes of our urban garden turned makeshift car party for a couple hours before the rain poured down. We had to run indoors to eat Carvel car cake by early evening. The boy loves his cars. Even though he made an exception with the “Johnny Tractor’ green pinata – since it looked more like his fantasy green car that he’ll be driving some day when he’s all grown up.

Wow Happy Birthday little man – I look forward to many more to come

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