11 January 2008

guess who graduated from being two?
Piper is three today, hip hip hooray!


Happy Birthday Piper!

Piper was uber excited this morning when she woke up. However the idea of gifts waiting downstairs had absolutely no impact on how quickly she got out of bed and got dressed....gosh, she was almost four by the time she got her socks on! Downstairs she was able to open two of her gifts..a Little Einsteins 'golden pyramid' and the coveted 'Leo's baton'...Piper was SO excited by the baton she squealed "oh my gracious"...Mike almost snorted juice out his nose..."now I can induct, now I can induct!"..."conduct Piper, conduct!" She has been using hairbrushes to 'induct' for the last few weeks, so we thought it would be a good idea to get her the actual baton! Clever toy for plastic n'all, I'm impressed.

After a quick breakfast of peanut buttered english muffins and juice, Piper was off to school, with two dozen highly frosted cupcakes to share with her sugar lovin' buddies! All this before 7.30am!

note: does every kid get an owie right smack on their forehead in time for their birthday party and photographic extravaganza? hmmm.

15 comments:

Patricia/NYC said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET PIPER!!!!
Welcome to THREE!! It is THE PERFECT age, IMHO!

Now, you go & "INDUCT"!!!!

Leslie said...

Happy Birthday Piper!!!!!

I hope ~3~ brings such great joy and happiness to you.

I hope you have a wonderful birthday party.

Michael, Shelby & Charlotte said...

Happy 3rd Birthday Piper. In honor of your day we took out Wallace and Gromit from the library today. Have a great day and we wish we could celebrate with you.
Love,
Shelby, Michael and Charlotte

Janelle said...

Happy Birthday dear Piper, happy birthday to you. and welcome to THREE!

Tamara said...

Oh my gracious?!?! That is cute.

She is adorable with or without a scrape, it just gives her character.

Happy 3rd birthday Piper!

Chris & Deb said...

Happy, Happy 3rd Birthday Piper!! We are so sorry that we cannot make it to your party either. Sure does sound like fun!

Sophie will also be receiving the Little Einsteins pyramid this weekend for her birthday and we also sent her off to school with two dozen cupcakes this morning! :)

Have a wonderful weekend!

krj said...

Oh goodie a new Piper Phrase I can adopt (I can hear it coming out of me already... oh my gracious). Hope she enjoys inducting :O) And wow all her school friends are gonna have the best sugar high!!!

Love you Piper!

tiffany said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PIPER! Have a wonderfully special day cute girl! Demand crazy things. Eat dessert first...and second. Enjoy YOUR day!

OziMum said...

Happy 3rd Birthday Piper!

Your pressies look fantastic, specially your "inducting" baton!

epin said...

Happy birthday, Piper! I still remember meeting you in Guangzhou in November 2005. It's amazing how much you have grown up since then. Three is a great age; enjoy it!

Mark & Terri said...

Happy Birthday, Piper!! I hope she listened to "It's your birthday ba ba ba ba ba ba!"

Stefanie said...

Oh my gosh! How did I miss it?!? I think you posted about Miss Sarah and I didn't scroll down to see your precious Piper turning THREE!!!
HAPPY HAPPY Birthday, big girl!! I am SURE your mamma did a fantastic job making your big day perfectly special and unique :)
Hugs to the entire Hoppe clan!!!

Fliss and Mike Adventures said...

Happy Birthday Piper... I hope you had a wonderful day 'inducting'... once again 'Happy Birthday Big Sister'... hope you had fun... Just so you know - I am going to be in Auckland for about 2 hours before going to Sydney and 2 hours or so coming back... I will say hello to the place for you... take care...

Christine said...

Happy Belated Birthday Miss Piper. I did think of you though - I was at Barnes and Noble when I spotted a Charlie and Lola book display. One book was about birthdays and that's when I thought of you!

Mamacita said...

Awww. Happy Birthday, Sweet Girl!