June 8, 2009
Alana’s birthday is not for another week-and-a-half, but she has started celebrating early. First, she got to have a fancy luncheon with Julie and Grandma Marilyn. Then, during our visit with the Bones in Dallas, she got a Build-A-Bear as an early birthday present from Bruce and Cheryl.
Alana, Julie, and Aunt Cheryl headed out on Sunday afternoon so Alana could build her bear. She picked out a pink one (shocker!) and got to help fill it with stuffing:
Then, she needed to “bathe” it (with air):
And then, of course, accessorize! With Aunt Cheryl’s assistance:
Then, it’s a matter of striking poses with her bear in its carrying case:
And, finally, posing with the gifter before loading up and heading out: