We gave Leif an early birthday party this year. The poor boy has never had a big production (aka expensive) of a party before. Erik has had many. I blame this on the fact that Leif was born December 17, the week before Christmas. Everybody is busy getting ready for the holidays and Russ and I are broke! We celebrated an early 8th with our good friends Robert and Emily. We invited another family too but they couldn't make it- the more the merrier, but we had a lot of fun at Pumpkinland anyway. I made Leif a HALO cake, and Leif and I put together some Mario mushroom bracelets for a party favors. We played around on the farm, saw some animals. Rode a couple tractors, one down to the pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin and another through a haunted hay ride. Leif rode the zipline. Played in the hay. The kids competed in a sack race... all kinds of fun! So Happy early birthday Leif!! Hope you had fun!