So, in keeping with the backwards fashion, the thing that happened before the New Year’s Eve snowfall was Russell’s 9th birthday. He picked out a strawberry-flavored cake, and then wanted cherry frosting. Um, ok then.
Here’s the birthday boy and Daddy sticking the candles on. And yes, we’re still in pj’s.
Look at that smile – isn’t he gorgeous?
And the blow-out:
I completely forgot to get any pictures of him opening up presents, so that’s it. Stay tuned for Christmas…