Saturday, March 3, 2012

Birthday Celebrations, Archery Style

A couple of weeks ago, our boy had a birthday. Eleven! Another year's worth of reasons to be so very proud of him. Ever a fan of Robin and his merry men, Peter received his own bow and arrow set this year. We have still yet to obtain the hay bales and set up a shooting range outside. Still trying to figure out the logistics on that one ...

 So while he waits, he had a band of his own merry men over to the local archery range for a shootin' party. Targets and balloons were obliterated and once Pops brought out the life-sized poster of the wart-hog, the arrows really started flying.

For celebration, Peter chose a smattering of donuts instead of birthday cake. Brilliant! A real crowd-pleaser and mom pleaser as well. Doesn't get much easier than ordering up 3 dozen donuts!

And Peter, in his ever-gracious way, allowed his wee-lass of a sister to partake on several rounds. (She was shockingly good. Just look at that stance!)

It is a happy thing, indeed, to celebrate one another. Peter, it is our joy to celebrate you.

6 comments:

  1. Delightful! I'm with you on the donuts...you've almost got me completely replanning my 10 yr. old's bday this month. :) Looks like everyone had a great time!

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  2. Sad to miss the family party but thanks for taking care of my wee ones! Where is the picture of the life size wart hog?
    Laurel

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  3. What a perfect party for an 11 year old boy... right down to the donuts!

    Yes, celebrating each other is one of life's greatest delights.

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  4. That is a great idea for a birthday party! And who doesn't love a donut?

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  5. Belated Happy Birthday! Sounds new to me, my nephew will surely like this too.

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