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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Birthdays’ Category

Happy Birthday Abel

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

January 28: Tonight a “Winter Onederland” party for our big One year old.


Happy Birthday Mercy

Friday, December 13th, 2019

Nov 5: Mercy turns six! She told me she just wanted lots of candy for her party. It was the perfect time to throw a Sugar Plum Fairy birthday party. All treats and no baking!


Happy Birthday Ephraim

Friday, December 13th, 2019

October 20: Ephraim turned 7 and we called the Ghostbusters! Note: if you’re going to have a ghost themed party October happens to be the month to do so. No problems finding decor.


Esther’s Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle Party

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Sept. 14: This year Esther came up with the idea for a Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle party. This is one of our favorite Beatrix Potter tales. I knew what I would do for her cake. It was perfect that I had given a family of Calico Critter Hedgehogs to Martha and Mercy last year for Christmas. I dug on of them out and whipped up a clothesline. Esther knew exactly who all the hanging clothes belonged to. Squirrel Nutkin’s tailcoat (no tail), Tabby Kitten’s mittens (though Mrs Tiggy Winkle actually only irons them), Sally Henny Penny’s stockings (heels worn out), Mrs. Josephine Rabbit’s hankerchief (smells like onions) and Peter Rabbit’s blue coat (shrunk).