2 for 2 { The Birthday Ducks }

2 for 2 { The Birthday Ducks }featured

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This spring has been a season of growth for us, not just in the usual sense of blooming flowers, but also in the size of our farm family. Last week I shared the cute little pony that Camdyn had finally saved up enough for. This week it’s Avonlee’s turn to share her new farm animals…

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For Avonlee’s second birthday we celebrated with a small family party on our farm. As her gift from Mommy and Daddy, Avee Rose received a unique, yet fitting pair of fuzzy baby ducks, 2 for 2!

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Sporting her stylish DIY Easter dress and bonnet, Avonlee took her new babies on a tour of Bryarton Farm. Like good little ducklings they followed their Mommy around, soaking in the wonders of spring on the farm.

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Meeting Annie the miniature horse was probably a highlight on the tour, but can you guess what the ducklings loved most?

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These yellow cuties absolutely loved the horse trough! So much so that when a cold day came along we had the brilliant idea to…

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…let them go for a swim in our bathtub.

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This was super cute and we were all enjoying the happy noises the ducklings were making until…

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Yep, you guessed it! They um… soiled the water. I was surprised at how much this worried my lil’ farm girl. Needless to say it was a short swim and we are planning to get the ducks their own little “baby pool” very soon.

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Watching our daughters grow up in such a peaceful environment where they can learn to care for animals and experience the beauty of God’s creation, is truly a dream come true for my husband and I. We both grew up in the country and it was a gift we wanted to give our children too.

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Avonlee loves her “duckies”! Her reactions have been quite entertaining to the rest of our family.

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Happy 2nd Birthday to our sweet & silly Avonlee Rose 💙 We feel so blessed to share your joys, sorrows, and to see you grow into a beautiful lady. We pray you will honor the Lord with your life. Loving you is a gift we can hardly believe is ours…

 

By the way, if you’re interested in finding out how I transformed a plain Walmart dress into this chic frock and this simple vintage baby bonnet into the perfect matching accessory, check out a few budget friendly tips in last week’s post – { Click Link Here }

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