late-night birthday gift presentation

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Because of Dad’s long day at work, a robotics meeting, Rebecca’s surprise airplane flight, and her requested venison supper, it was nearly 10 pm before she could open her gifts. Poor girl!

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Of course, her jackknife from Tennessee was in her pocket, on hand for emergencies such as these.

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Christian’s version of giftwrapping.

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A Minecraft game card. They’ve been playing a free version of the game together, but apparently this card will make Minecraft life easier for them?

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I had no Rebecca-style wrapping paper on hand, and I was too cheap thrifty to spend $5 on the camo-patterned giftwrap I knew she’d like, so I decided to use up some ridiculously-old floral stuff and patch the gaping sides with tissue paper. Lovely, huh?

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I had tried to disguise the real box shape by using a multiple-box trick. Out came the jackknife again.

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Oh, I also used some grocery bags for a few more layers of suspense (and sound suppression).

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She’d been hoping for this Lego Sopwith Camel for years.

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“Can I start building it now?”

I thank God for another crazy year with this delightful girl!

7.30.13

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2 thoughts on “late-night birthday gift presentation

  1. Kristine says:

    What a wonderful birthday! Happy birthday to Rebecca, and to YOU too, Heather!

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