by pennifold 14 Apr 2017

I just wanted to wish all our Cuties a blessed Easter.


Today it's our grand-daughter Ophelie's 7th birthday, can you believe it? We are all off to a Tree-top adventure climbing park. Thankfully the weather is perfect and with 15 children and their siblings, plus parents there's going to be a lot of laughter, fun and noise!

God bless you all, love Chris

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by gerryb 15 Apr 2017

Wow! What beautiful children and WHAT A CAKE! Any little girl would be over the moon for one like that! Amy, you did GREAT! Sometimes we feel like we know each other's grand children & children! Happy happy day, little one!!

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by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

This is for Toogie as she wanted to see what the tree climbing was like.

This isn't Ophelie, but you can see the logs that they walk on, this is just one obstacle there are lots of other walking items, logs on point, mesh nets, flying foxes etc. etc. It's great fun. Very safe, as everyone is harnessed to the support wires. Love Chris

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gerryb by gerryb 15 Apr 2017

What a fun birthday!!

toogie by toogie 16 Apr 2017

Thank you Chris for the explanation and added photo. I had seen the harnesses attached to the kids when they were all sitting together and their helmets that why I thought it may be zip lining....now you will have to explain what being on a flying fox is....I am laughing at myself . I was thinking I sounded like my cousin Bridgett when we were little. I remember my mamma saying Bridgett never ran out of question!-lol

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by dilceia 15 Apr 2017

Thank you, Chris!
A very Happy Easter to all!

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

God bless you Dilceia and kisses from my heart to yours. I pray you have a fun filled and family oriented Easter Day.

It's already Easter Day. Love Chris

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by designgirl 15 Apr 2017

Thank you, Chris, and the same to you and your family. Happy Birthday to Ophelie. Wow where did those years go. Hard to believe she is seven already. Have a wonderful and blessed Easter. Hugs and Love Lynn.

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Lynn, yes, I can't believe how the years have gone by. The same to you for Easter, love Chris

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by toogie 15 Apr 2017

Happy 7th Birthday to Ophelie!
Chris I looked at your photos first and I picked her out immediately, then I read the comments, and I was right. She looks so much like you.
I also read how the kids ate everything after working up such an appetite.-lol I know they had a ball. Was it zip lines and wall climbing?

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Toogie, I'm glad you could pick her out of a line, it's funny I can't see any resemblance, but obviously there are genes passed down.
No the kids are in a harness and they are attached to a strong metal rope that is attached to trees half way up and there are all sorts of steps to climb on the scariest one is logs that are suspended. I'll add a piccie up the top of the section I'm talking about. Happy Easter, love Chris

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by sdrise 15 Apr 2017

How fun.. Happy Easter to you all also!

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Suzanne, and the same to you. Love Chris

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by lbrow 15 Apr 2017

Oh but what fun you are going to have. Happy Easter to you and all yours Chris. birthday greetings to Ophelie/Lillian

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Miss Lillian, and many blessing being sent to you and Ron on this most Holy Day. We did have a lot of fun I'd love to have a go as there is an adult walk in the trees too. You are harnessed to the support wires and a lot of the adult one is just like being on a flying fox! Happy Easter, love Chris

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by gerryvb 15 Apr 2017

happy birthday Ophelie ! the cake looks wonderful and probably tasted wonderful too ! You must have had a lovely day together.
How is the eye? Hope you will have a blessed and lovely Easter. Hugs/love Gerry

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Good morning Gerry, it was a beautiful day and Mum had a great time watching all the ankle biters!!!!
The eye is fantastic. Wouldn't even know I've had it done, but I can read the newspaper, see the computer without squinting etc. It's amazing! We have the girls and Mum over today for lunch. Love Chris

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by pennifold edited 15 Apr 2017

I wanted to show you the cake Amy made it's a Unicorn.
1. Front of cake
2. Back of cake
3. 7 of the kids (Ophelie 3rd from right in hot pink and black shoes and navy/white leggings)
4. Ophelie just having blown out the candles.

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marianb by marianb 15 Apr 2017

The kids look like they had a great day. Amy did a wonderful job with the cake, did it taste as good as it looks.

pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks the kids (18 in total) all had a ball, came running down from the trees, sweaty, thirsty and ravenous!!!!! I was told the cake was delicious. I can't eat it as there is Soy in the flour. Amy is a brilliant cook! Thanks Marian. Love Chris

designgirl by designgirl 15 Apr 2017

Looks like it was a fun filled day. Great cake, Amy. Happy Easter to you and your family. Hugs and Love Lynn

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by Sewmum1 15 Apr 2017

Happy birthday Ophelie and enjoy your Easter

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks seemum1 Ophelie had a wonderful time. ❤️ Chris

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by shirley124 14 Apr 2017

Happy Birthday to Ophelie on her 7th Birthday. Hope you all have a great time at the Tree-top adventure park. Hugs

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Shirley-we did! ❤️ Chris

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by irenewayne 14 Apr 2017

Hope your Easter is going well & that you all enjoy yourselves on your outing. Irene

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Irene it was s fun day. ❤️ Chris

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by asterixsew Moderator 14 Apr 2017

Have a great day celebrating Ophelie's birthday and Happy Birthday to her

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pennifold by pennifold 15 Apr 2017

Thanks Caroline. It was an awesome day, the sun shone all day and the kids had a ball and came running down for food aftet their 2 hours of climbing the trees. Everything we made was eaten bar a bit of salad! The cake Amy made for Ophelie was amazing. It was a Unicorn. I'll add a picture later. ❤️ chris

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