"Mom! Now I know you are not the type of mommy to crush little girls dreams!"
Actual quote after gluing those things to their little fingers.
Here, I got you each a cat.
They are robotic.
You loved them for as long as you would have loved real cats.
Alida. Having a near-Thanksgiving if not on-Thanksgiving birthday myself, I became used to just requesting a pumpkin pie out of consideration for the cooks that day.
That you asked for this on your ninth birthday instead of a cake--tickles me.
You ate the whole thing in three days.
A little more summer-styled and not-from-scratch--Elaine you wanted strawberry shortcake. Only you wanted the Sara Lee Poundcake that I just pull from the freezer at the store. Well done!
Mugs of Cool Aid for Birthday toasting and our celebration was complete.