Our little friend, Kathryn, turned one last month, and I got to help make the all important first birthday cake! Her mom and I are good friends and backyard neighbors. She did all the work, and I did the blue and purple flowers (and provided emotional support). It was a cute little party, and I can't say how nice it was to be one of the friends and family gathered to celebrate. Yay Kathryn!
And can I just say that we really lucked out when it comes to our neighbors? Part of what we love so much about our neighborhood is how we know our neighbors by name and enjoy catching up in the alleyway when the weather is nice. And it's so easy to run over and borrow that one ingredient that I will inevitably forget. They came with the house and now they're part of our story as much as we are a part of theirs.