Luca had a few birthday parties last week, and he was very happy, of course. You can imagine all the attention he received, along with an excessive showering of toys and ang baos (ok no one is supposed to tell him, but mum and dad are not too unhappy about the ang baos either…)

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We had a lot of cake too, here at J’s parents’:

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…and here downstairs, with most of J’s family and relatives gathered for a barbeque, heroically prepared by yours truly, with much help and guidance from his father in law, and long-distance good vibes from nonno Daniele.

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Luca’s little sailor outfit: with a face like that, how hard is it to charm everybody?

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Tonton Jerome
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Uncle Linus (or is it Pius? damnit, the twins really look alike…)

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‘you talkin’ to me?’ notice the red white and green ribbons on the side of the handlebar.

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auntie Angie

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the great-grandmother (one of 4 that this lucky boy has)

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These teeth are made for chewing

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Buon compleanno Luca šŸ™‚

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