Last night, Ben's parents drove all the way down from Elkhart to take us out to dinner for Bryn's birthday, since they can't be here for the big celebration this weekend. We got to show them our new house by flashlight, since it was dark outside and our power isn't hooked up yet. Then we went to our current favorite Brownsburg restaurant (although we've only been to like 3 total), the Green Street Pub, where Bryn enjoys staring into the huge fishtanks. Our little Muffin got quite spoiled with all the great gifts from her Nana and Papaw. Here's a picture of her opening her first present--with some help from Mama, of course.
And here's what the package contained--a baby doll for Brynie. This is an absolutely perfect gift for her, since she's really gotten into the stage where she loves dolls and stuffed animals, but all of hers have been packed in boxes in Rob and Andrea's basement for about 5 months. Bryn wanted to cuddle her new doll immediately upon opening it. Nana and Papaw also gave Brynie two DVDs, Benji and VeggieTales--we know she loves doggies, and maybe this will inspire her to end her vegetable strike! :) She also received a savings bond, which is a tradition in Ben's family, and was much appreciated by Mama and Daddy. But Bryn's favorite was the baby doll, which she has not put down yet this morning. Good thing it's just a doll, though, because she keeps bending its arms at all sorts of improbable angles and poking it in the eye!!