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Will update and catch up more tomorrow or Sunday - all kinds of chaos over here, put on Thanksgiving yesterday and tomorrow is Aria's 3rd birthday, first party with other kids involved. Rented out a local play place, have been baking non-GMO cupcakes all day (pain in the butt, but aside from being icky, Aria seems to react badly to something that is found in most candies/frosting type crap so I'm guessing it might be the food coloring, I don't know) running around getting last minute crap in order, etc.

Bit of a bright spot, a friendly shopper on Black Friday! I was looking everywhere for a Leappad Explorer, and at the last place I was willing to look (and this was in the afternoon, I DO NOT take part in the crazytown that is the morning of Black Friday, and didn't mean to shop at all today but Matt's parents asked if we could grab a birthday gift for Aria from them and they'd reimburse us) I didn't see any on the shelf. I told my friend I should ask an employee since tomorrow is Aria's birthday and I really wanted to get her one, when a shopper came over and handed me one from his cart. He said he'd gotten the last one in stock but he'd give it to me since he still had a month before Christmas to get one. That was AWESOME!

And Aria showing a birthday gift from her grandparents, and decorating the tree at home

Date: 2012-11-24 02:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] breakon87.livejournal.com
That was really nice of the guy to give you the Leappad!

I hope that Aria has a happy birthday!

Date: 2012-11-25 06:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] velvetechos.livejournal.com
Thank you! She did :)

Date: 2012-11-24 07:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] doctordonna.livejournal.com
Its good to know they are still kind people in the world today. :) Nice that he let you take the Leappad.

Great pictures.

Happy birthday to Aria.

Date: 2012-11-25 06:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] velvetechos.livejournal.com
It really is, definitely was a heartwarming moment :) Thank you!

Date: 2012-11-24 10:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caillte-inion.livejournal.com
aww that is SO nice! I love stories like that. It's so often that you hear about it the other way around. Yay for that guy!! So much good karma going his way.

Aria is such a doll. Happy birthday to her! x

Date: 2012-11-25 06:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] velvetechos.livejournal.com
Indeed - I was just kind of walking on air all evening, not because I was able to purchase the item I wanted, but because someone had actually been that kind!!! :D

Date: 2012-11-25 12:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] everserene.livejournal.com
Happy Birthday, Aria! :)

Okay, and Ki, that story - thank you for posting it. There is still magic left in the season, after all. ♥

And also, love the pictures of your beautiful family! Thank you for sharing those with us!

Date: 2012-11-25 06:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] velvetechos.livejournal.com
Thank you !!! I was amazed at the kindness of that individual, totally unexpected random acts of kindness are the best, I really hope he has an amazing holiday :D :D :D

Date: 2012-11-25 01:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] the-heartless.livejournal.com
LAWLS. In that first picture, it looks like she is thinking "Who da hell is THIS, Mommy?"
Awesome pictures!!

Date: 2012-11-25 06:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] velvetechos.livejournal.com
Hehehe, she really does :D



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