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Monday, April 2, 2012

A Humbling Weekend Re-Hash

Happy, happy Monday friends! How about three cheers for it being a short week!! Which is a good thing, because I'm starting this one out already pooped! The Art Party was a big success and so much fun. I'm sorting through the mountain of pictures and hope to share it all tomorrow. Until then, here's a teaser shot of the cute birthday girl...officially six now!


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But honestly, the real reason I can hardly move is because of the birthday party we attended yesterday, at an old-school skating rink! Mr. Sugarplum gives me crap about always presenting such a careful image of myself on this blog, so he dared me to show you these (horrible phone pics). Here we are getting our couples-skate on. Can't you just hear Olivia Newton John?!

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We used to rollerblade a lot, but it's been decades since I was on 4-wheels. It was the first time for Babygirl, so she was like a baby giraffe learning to stand for the first time.

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Right about the time I'm pretty sure my back went out, she got the hang of it. Limbo time!

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I have a fairly strong competitive streak, and I love embarrassing my 10-year-old son, so I kept at it. Big tree fall hard!

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The stick got the best of me, but not my girl!

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I'm sore in some funky places today, and I'm a little worried about what the 30-year-old rental skates could have given me, but we're already planning our next visit. I think I'll bring my own Lysol. So how was your weekend?

34 comments:

  1. Seriously that cake looked fantastic! You will have to give me details about how it tasted so I can ooohhh & aaahhh about it! So sad I missed the party but can't wait to see pics. You look cute skating:)

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  2. Oh my, I think I need to visit a skating rink soon, that looks like so much fun. You still look hot btw. Maybe you could share a post work-out photo or one fresh out of bed?

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  3. That cake is amaaaaazing!!! Love! And so fun that you were roller skating...get it girl!

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  4. LOL - so much fun! cant wait to see baby girl's birthday party!

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  5. Looks like a fun weekend! The photos of you skating are priceless! Too cute.

    XO,

    Sam
    www.ThePeakofTresChic.com

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  6. cassie, the skating party looks like a hoot! what fun. happy short week!

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  7. The cake turned out great! Did you use any tricks to keep the layers so pretty?

    It's been ages since I roller-skated, but that was super popular when I was growing up, I just hope it doesn't come back too soon, Im not ready for it!

    Jessica
    stayathomeista.com

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  8. Stunning cake!!! Love the pics but a word to any other readers - I've seen her in lots of conditions throughout her life and she NEVER looks bad! Well, maybe the HS perm years w permed bangs weren't your best, Cass xox

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  9. hahaaa! sore in funky places LOL! seriously made me laugh out loud.. love to go roller skating, but haven't in so long. Can't wait to see pics of the par-tay

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  10. hilarious, and you still manage to look adorable. Janell

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  11. Way to go for strapping on the skates! Bet your girl had a blast with creaky old mom and dad. Can't wait to see the party pics!

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  12. Love the post! So glad I found you blog!! Feel free to drop by and check mine out!
    Thanks! - Cassi

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  13. I think the limbo stick holder guy had the best time of all. He seemed to enjoy your attempts :) Fun party!

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  14. You seriously couldn't be cuter- loved these pics! And Happy Birthday to your sweet girl- mine is turning 6 in a couple of weeks too- doesn't the time just go way to fast???

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  15. Love your husband b/c this post is fabulous! You're adorable.

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  16. That looks like fun! I haven't been skating in years. I'm sure I'd break my neck.

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  17. How fun!!! Y'all look like you're having a BLAST! Happy Birthday to your sweet girl :) Gorgeous cake!!

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  18. I seriously can't wait to see the rest of her party. I want you to throw MY next birthday party. Should be no problem--right? ;-)

    I love that you shared these (not-so-perfect) photos with us! You still look darling.
    Abby

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  19. LOVE the cake. ADORE the skates. Laughing my arse off at the limbo :) All said, job well done.

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  20. LOVE the cake. ADORE the skates. Laughing my arse off at the limbo :) All said, job well done.

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  21. That is awesome! Not the falling part of course :( But hey, you still looked good going down. Me? I would have had my ass up in the air as the photo was snapped :D

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  22. OMG couldn't imagine getting back on roller skates - you are too brave! Happy Birthday to your sweet girl.

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  23. Yum! Rainbow cake..... Your daughter looks quite happy on her big day. The skating looks like a blast. Did you do the hokey pokey on skates?

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  24. The rainbow cake turned out *AWESOME*! Sloan looks so happy, so just that makes the party a success (c: Love you guys gettin' groovy in the rink, rad. (c:

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  25. Yep it's official, your family knows how to party! Love your fun weekend!

    Annie
    http://houseonrene.blogspot.com/

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  26. Great cake, and she is so stinking cute! The roller skating pics are a hoot!

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  27. That cake looks amazing!! Can't wait to see the rest of the pictures!

    Andrea
    the-blonde-ambitions.blogspot.com

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  28. Looks like a blast! Don't worry about your image, we all love you and seeing you have a great time with your family is wonderful.

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  29. I see you found more frosting for that pretty rainbow cake. Happy Birthday to your little one! I commend you for skating. I don't partake in activities that involve strapping equipment to my feet that will propel me. It's just never a good idea.

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  30. You. Crack. Me. Up.

    Happy Birthday, Sloan!!!

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  31. That is too funny! I felt that way this winter about skiing.. It had been too long!

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  32. YAY! You made the Rainbow cake! Can't wait to hear all about it and the rest of the party.
    I am LOVING the roller skating pictures! Looks like you guys had a blast.

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  33. That is so fun!! I was in Portland last summer and we visited an old school amusement park where you could visit their old school roller skating rink with admission. My baby giraffe and I spent ages and had a supreme blast!!

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  34. HA @ "sore in some funky places". Care to elaborate?

    Mr. FC kids me about only posting flattering pics of myself too! But how do YOU still manage to look cute limbo-ing?! There are just certain things it's impossible to look cute doing (scooting out of a booth, walking down a steep hill, eating a crunchy taco, etc.) & you've conquered this one.

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Your comments are like popcorn with milk duds, I just can't quit them. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive thoughts! xoxo, cass

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