At first, we (my hubby and I) wanted to celebrate her birthday with the other Msian families here. The plan was to join WUMA (Waikato University Malaysian Association) trip to Raglan beach. It was supposed to be the first event under the new management. However, they postponed the plan during the last minute.
As I didn't want to let her down on her special day, I baked a vanilla butter cake on Saturday afternoon and iced the cake at night. Thanks to my amateur skill in decorating cake, the M&M chocolate was melting on the sour cream icing!
Our next plan (more to my own plan bcs hubby just didn't really mind) was to celebrate her birthday by going to Minogue Park where we could ride a miniature train and then have a picnic. I've prepared some food for the picnic; some burgers, chips, kumara fritters and some fruits. When we arrived at the park, all we can see were the BMX route stadium and netball centre. After few turns, we finally saw the small road leading to the miniature train. The gate to the main entrance of miniature train was locked and we saw some cars. At first we thought they would open the gate soon. However, after 1/2 hour there and we talked to other families who were also waiting, they assume that it's CLOSED!
This photo is taken from the internet.
It was still early when we arrived home. At about 11.30 a.m. , I didn't want to dampen Fathini's spirit in celebrating her special day. Thus, I quickly gathered some simple decorations and get her not-so-lovely cake out. We had the simplest celebration ever and then we had a picnic at home. Again, Fathini looked happy. My assumption that she awas affected by all the unfortunate events on her birthday was absolutely WRONG.
Here are some photos of the simplest celebration:
In the evening, we let Tini and Fizah played in their inflatable pool. As usual, they had good time splashing, pretending to swim and screaming to each other. All in all, I guess it ended well.