Monday, May 11, 2015

and this is three!

So, the novel took a back seat this weekend so that we could decorate the yard like this:





Because it was Rain Dragon's birthday!

We had another birthday red hunt, this time making sure all the eggs were red so that the connection to the Chinese tradition was a little more direct (in Chinese tradition, red eggs are used to celebrate a child's birthday--the red egg hunt is our own personal take one it!). Even so, it was not very traditional--but the Rain Dragon's friends didn't seem to mind.

The hardest part was holding back the crowd:

On your mark, get set, GO!



The yard was in much better shape this year and the weather was cooperative, so I think it  was a successful hunt!


at least it was for Rain Dragon:



Also, this year instead of trying to do the cake last minute, we assembled it with pre-made fondant decorations and turned everyone's mouth's blue:

Rain Dragon loves planets and ducks!

which might have been what Rain Dragon wished for:

 

Happy 3rd Birthday, Rain Dragon! 

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