Farm Life Celebration

As you know, our L.L. turned two at the beginning of the month. Luckily we were able to have an enjoyable afternoon at Stone Farms to celebrate the milestone. Not only was it on her actual birthday, but the weather was perfect and everyone had a lovely time – both kiddos and adults!

If you weren’t aware, Stone Farms is a part of the Stone Brewery Company. So, when we sent out the invitation we received many quips from out of town family who were thinking it was just a brewery. I’m sure you can imagine the gems we heard about that. Little did they know, it’s an actual farm! Where they grown organic produce for the beer making and food for their restaurants. We first found out about The Farms from our local farmers market. Sadly, they had to stop selling there because there just isn’t enough to go around for everyone.

Since we were trying to keep it casual (and easy for me to plan) this was the perfect venue. No reservations needed, just show up and find a spot that is empty. I made party snacks friendly for kids and adults, along with some tasty desserts. Even made a cake for L.L. with her favorite character on it! I couldn’t have been happier with the outcome. Of course, there was also, plenty of Stone beer for anyone who wanted it. (A little perk for the Dads and non-pregnant folk. Even better, a part, I didn’t have to prepare – yay!) Not to mention the good times we got to share with some wonderful friends.

Here are some pictures, so you can feel like you were there, too:

Stone Farms Garden Pizza – super declicious.
Stone Farms Garden Pizza – super declicious.
Ants on a Log (with craisins or chocolate chips)
Ants on a Log (with craisins or chocolate chips)
Frozen bananas dipped in yogurt and granola or chocolate and sprinkles
Frozen bananas dipped in yogurt and granola or chocolate and sprinkles
Rainbow Fruit Sticks
Rainbow Fruit Sticks
Momma and her sweet girl
Momma and her sweet girl
Older beautiful sister.
Older beautiful sister.
Two Daddy Friends
Two Daddy Friends
Sweet Girl and L.L.
Sweet Girl and L.L.
Momma and Birthday Girl
Momma and Birthday Girl
2yo_Elsie_Hanging
1. Please get me up there? 2. Yay – I love this! 3. Again, again, again!
This ain't no coors light!
This ain’t no Coors Light!
Happy Family!
Happy Family!
Birthday Girl enjoying her presents!
Birthday Girl enjoying her presents!
High School Friends
High School Friends
Another Happy Family
Another Happy Family
L.L., you really need to wear these bunny ears.
L.L., you really need to wear these bunny ears.
Chocolate Bottom Cheesecake Cups topped with Raspberries
Chocolate Bottom Cheesecake Cups topped with Raspberries
Full cake view!
Full cake view!
Know this little guy?
Know this little guy?
Happy Birthday TO YOU!
Happy Birthday TO YOU!
I love it when people sing to ME!
I love it when people sing to ME!
Zucchini Bread Cake
Zucchini Bread Cake
I'm still deciding, but I think I love this stuff...
I’m still deciding, but I think I love this stuff…
Another Happy Family
Another Happy Family
Second Round Pregnant Ladies (We were preggo together the first time around, too!)
Second Round Pregnant Ladies (We were preggo together the first time around, too!)
Our Lovely Old Neighbors, sad they moved to another hood.
Our Lovely Old Neighbors, sad they moved to another hood.
Blow Kisses
Blow Kisses
The Happy Family together, but missing big sister. She was having too much fun at the farms to come back for a picture.
The Happy Family together, but missing big sister. She was having too much fun at the farms to come back for a picture.
Daddy, give me some space. I want to be in the picture, too!
Daddy, give me some space. I want to be in the picture, too!
What's better than a Daddy + Daughter pic x2!?
What’s better than a Daddy + Daughter pic x2!?
Someone tried to be camera shy, but I always win in the end.
Someone tried to be camera shy, but I always win in the end.
Super cutie!
Super cutie!
Testing out the desserts.
Testing out the desserts.
The Farm
The Beautiful Farm
Sitting area at our Celebration Spot
Sitting area at our Celebration Spot
What you lookin' at?
What you lookin’ at?
Playtime
Playtime
Another Daddy + Daughter Pic x2!
Another Daddy + Daughter Pic x2!
More Momma's to be, Again! (We were also preggo together the first time!)
More Momma’s to be, Again! (We were also preggo together the first time!)
And the final Happy Family. Tough to keep up with that little guy!
And the final Happy Family. Tough to keep up with that little guy!
Extra Happy Birthday Girl!
Extra Happy Birthday Girl!

 

I didn’t get any pics of all the farm animals, which seems odd considering we were right next to all the ducks! It happens, I can’t be everywhere. Plus, I’m pretty sure I took enough pics as it was.

So, thank you to everyone who came to celebrate with us. All the family that called, you were all there, in our hearts. L.L. thanks you all, too, for such a fun and lovely afternoon! HAPPY SECOND BIRTHDAY, MY SWEET GIRL!

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