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Congrats, Emperor!

Emperor has been homeschooling for two years today! This is the cake Emperor, Elf and I made together. Does it resemble any yellow spongy guy you've seen on TV? Lemon and chocolate icing were used, as well as one of those decorating gels from the grocery store. He also got to select the paper plates and ice cream he wanted for the celebration. He picked some really sweet Pooh bear things. I love that he can still enjoy these things while growing into developing a taste for literature and "older kid" things as well. Patrick says that our celebration is "silly," and celebrating this whole thing is a dopey idea. And *he* doesn't get any celebrations. (Oh. Then I guess we should just eat the cake and ice cream without you while you're at school?) "Oh, I'm celebrating!" Patrick said. "I just think it's silly." He might think it's silly, but he's not going to pass up ice cream and cake, even if it does get served on a cute Pooh bear plate. Congrats to Emperor for two great years!


  1. Yes congratulations! And to you as well mum! Hope everyone enjoys the cake and ice cream.

  2. That is great! You are so great at it too. I hope to someday be able to be way more experimental with learning and have fun. :D

  3. Congratulations to both of you! I love the cake - the likeness is uncanny;-).

  4. cute! congrats to you for surviving!

  5. Congratulations to Emperor! What a fun way to celebrate.

  6. That is a neat looking cake.. yum, wish I was there to help you eat it!

  7. Awesome way to celebrate...Congrats Emporer!:)

  8. Yay Emperor!!! I want some cake! I think we need to find more things to celebrate. I love the way you incorporate all of this experiential stuff--awesome!!! But I have to say--you might be having way too much fun!!! ;-)

  9. congratulations Emperor! Can you share me some of your cake?? May you have more great years to come Emperor!


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