Monthly Archives: October 2012

Grayson’s mustache birthday party

Grayson turned 1 at the beginning of the month. Here it’s almost the end and I’m finally getting the photos online. In pretty much the same way the past year has been a busy one, this month was no different. Mrs. Shoo kept asking me what kind of ‘party’ we should have for Grayson. He hardly watches TV and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt would not make a great themes. Luckily we got a magazine with a bunch of party ideas. Right then and there I saw the “Little Man Birthday” package. I told Mrs. that was a terrific idea and she went and ran with it.

Guess what kind of party

Lesson 356: Have relatives take pictures at birthday parties.

I have no photos of the birthday party other than the crappy Instagram photo of Mrs. Shoo. Luckily my dad and grandfather took a couple.

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He loved the fire station because it made noises. Notice the handlebar mustache t-shirt. The Shoo family all had on mustache theme shirts.

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Mrs. Shoo made a terrific cake.

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And cookies.

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Ohh, he liked the cake and icing.

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And had a terrible tummy ache that night.

Grayson, Mrs, and myself had a great time at the party. It’s definitely been a trip the last year. We love our little guy.

Grayson – 1 Year

This is actually a week late, but it has been a busy couple of weeks at the Shoo household. We’re going to use to our benefit that Grayson can’t count or tell time in celebrating his birthday a week late. I have lots and lots of photos of the little guy, so I tried to shove as many as possible in 4 minutes. Hope you enjoy the video and I much much more to say about fatherhood, but it’s 6am on Saturday morning and we’ve got to get ready to run some errands. #dadlife.

Grayson and the great pumpkin patch

We took Grayson out to the Bomke Pumpkin Patch. The whole family had a great time, but I think the little guy had the most.

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First of all, there were all these orange things to pick up and play with.

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And his favorite thing in the world. Wagon rides.

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A little hay maze.

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Mom had fun too.

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His way of telling us it was awesome and his parents are awesome for taking him.