I know everyone says it. 

But it's true. 

I don't know where the time went! 
I just can't believe that
Dallin is 2!


 It's seems like yesterday I was so excited for him to be here....especially since he waited 40 hours to come out after my water broke. 
Dallin, 30 minutes old, and some proud, exhausted parents.
 He was born at 11:07 p.m. on August 15th, 2008
15 hours old meeting the sibs. :)


To celebrate his arrival, we started the day out with our traditional birthday breakfast:

cold cereal.

It's a bit unusual, but boxed cereal is a special treat here.
The kids spend months trying to decide which kind they want. 

He loved my cornflake choice...boogers and all. ;)

 Dallin didn't know any different so he just got what I was craving as I walked the cereal isle....cornflakes of all things. Dang they were yummy!

It was Thursday and I figured I should do something for Dallin's birthday. My poor 3rd child.

I threw a last minute gathering together. We had some in town family there + good friends whom live close by, the Salazars, since I knew they'd be o.k. with a same day invite.

Dallin thoroughly enjoyed himself and was shocked to realize that he was finally allowed to eat the cake Patrick had made the day before.

I loved to see his excitement opening a few gifts. His favorite gift was a fake birthday cake set.

I am just glad Angela could help me take some lovely pics. :)

To make his big day even more special, he kept underwear dry all day for the first time ever.

That's a big to do around here because he has been potty trained for 2 months.....


Underwear usually only stays on for 20 minutes because he just treated it like a diaper.

Consequently, he's usually neeked OR wearing pants commando style.

Yeah, that gets awkward for folks.

I'm so pleased he's ***HOPEFULLY*** done being the underwear-less wonder! ;)

Happy Birthday
to my sweet little Dallin!


Anonymous said...

Wow, Dallin's so cute and he looks so grown-up!!! Glad he had a nice birthday. Wish we could have been there, but we'll celebrate again when we return. Love, MOM

Judy said...

Such a cute little man!! I LoVe the last picture!! So sweet!!

Katrina said...

Happy Birthday! I love that picture of him kissing you. So sweet.

Mary said...

Congrats on making it to two years with three children and another on the way! (I too love the picture at the end)

Amy said...

Cute pictures.

I'm with Judy...love the last one.

Karen said...

Oh my he looks a lot like his big brother. Happy Birthday Dallin!

Sarah said...

Julie you totally crack me up! Such a cute little guy. Happy Birthday!

Larae Taylor Merritt said...

time does fly by!! glad you were able to enjoy his day! what a lucky kid to get cereal, i'm totally jealous. i could go for huge bowl of golden grahms right now! :)

Chels said...

what a big boy! I cant believe he is already 2!!!!!! how amazing, time really flies!! he is a doll! so cute, all smiles! the banner behind him is so cute, you are so wonderful- party looked awesome~!!
and like yours, my kids think cereal is the bomb. ;)

Stacie said...

Happy birthday, Dallin!!

Michelle said...

He looks like such a big boy in some of those pictures, and I love the last one where he is giving you a kiss!
AND... how great is it that he stayed dry all day WITH underwear - just like a big boy!

Tara said...

That last picture is so sweet!