what a sugar rush can lead to…

We celebrated the birthday of one awesome 7 year old last week. The morning of his birthday he wanted to go to the donut shop with family…

it was a great sugar fest morning (though we missed one set of grandparents).
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To add more sugar to the day, he requested a certain type of cookie be delivered to his classroom for all his friends to enjoy.
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Yep, an Oreo covered in chocolate chip cookie.  There are numerous recipes for this all over the web, I just took store bought cookie dough and covered the Oreo in it…then baked according to the dough packaging. After consuming too much sugar in one day, he spent a good amount of time with his dad and brothers flying a new helicopter around the house. I watched, but honestly there isn’t much thrill in just flying it around in my opinion.
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Just dodging furniture got old, so they began trying to pop balloons and buzz family members. It still didn’t get me all that excited to participate.
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They moved onto trying to fly under furniture…still didn’t get me anxious to have a turn.

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And then things changed. My son took it to a new level. The blades are made of plastic and they only sting for a bit if they hit your skin…
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And that my friends is how to add excitement to toy helicopters. I did have the after thought that it would have been a bit embarrassing to call my friend Brad (an eye doctor) and say, “Hey Brad I crashed a toy helicopter into my eye when I was trying to get it to take off my forehead. Can you help me?”

Happy Monday!

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