Friday, April 2, 2010

Happy Birthday Emilia!

Today is Emilia's 12th birthday. Where does the time go? She will always be my baby though! This year something she has been waiting for to happen finally came true. American Girl opened a store here in Denver last week. I bought her first American girl doll (Samantha) when she was 5. Every year we have added to her collection and now owns them all. Today we took her to visit the store with her cousin Alexandra.

Since the store just opened last week and it was spring break for the schools here it was quite crowded which was not good. There was a 3hr wait to get the dolls hair done so we passed on that. They did have a fun new feature where you could design a T shirt for your doll which they got to do. They also found some cute earrings for their dolls too. Unfortunately American Girl did not put a restaurant in this store which was really disappointing for Emilia but overall she gave it a 7 out of 10 and hopefully we can visit again in a few months when all the crowds die down.

Tonight we had my family over for dinner. Emilia got to pick the menu and requested turkey burgers, potato salad and Lemon Berry Trifle. I got this recipe from Suzanne in the Paptertrey Forum.
Overall she said had a great day and we did too!

12 comments:

Heather P. said...

Aww... Looks like a super fun day!!

Happy birthday, Emilia! :)

Cammie said...

Happy Birthday,Emilia!
Wish I could share some of your dessert.:)

Carol's Ink Spot said...

What a great birthday celebration! Sure looked like Emilia had a wonderful day. Excellent cake too!
Happy Birthday Emilia!

Sharron said...

Happy Birthday to Emilia--looks like a fantastic place for a birthday celebration. Hope the whole day was wonderful. And a belated Happy Birthday to you Terri. We are just back from vacation so I missed getting to send wishes on your special day. Hope it was the greatest!

Cheryl said...

Happy Birthday Emilia!!

Aimes said...

Awww hope your girl had a fab day! I must say she's got great taste in food - that dessert looks DELICIOUS!
x

BethieJ said...

Sounds like a GREAT day Terri!! We got to hit the LA AG store on our trip! :) they are fun..
Happy Birthday to Emilia!!

peggysue said...

That is one fabulous looking trifle, what a nice day mom planned for her daughter's birthday! :) They are always your babies . . . I had my 22 year old baby on my lap this weekend when we visited her for Easter. :) A very happy birthday Emilia!! Glad you enjoyed your visit to AG store.

Handmade in Israel said...

Happy Birthday Emilia! What a fun, girly day!

Rhonda said...

Happy Birthday Emilia!!

Beth said...

Emilia looks like she had a wonderful birthday and Terri that truffle looks delicious

Sue Ann said...

How did it taste ?? Looks like she had a great day!!! Now I am off to search your blog for your scal post