I have birthday parties on the brain. Two little girls in this house are having a birthday next month. Yikes! I can’t believe I will have a SEVEN year old. I’m so old.
Anyway, I wanted to do some catch up posts….so here’s a lot of pictures from their party last year.
*Disclaimer: I was about 6 weeks pregnant with Haddie for this party and a total space cadet. Way worse than usual. Also this was almost a year ago, so I remember nothing!
My mom finishing decorating the cake. She’s amazing.
The girls’ gift from us was a homemade sandbox! You can’t really read it (I’m a horrible photographer) but Will wrote “Happy Birthday Girls” in the sand.
Rainbow jello! Really easy, but took forever. And so yummy!
The food! We grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, and had chips, fruit, and veggies. I don’t know if you can tell (and I didn’t take a picture) but the fruit was a rainbow: strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, honeydew, blue-dyed pineapple, and grapes!
Rainbow balloon banner! Seriously so quick and easy, I was shocked.
The sandbox was a huge hit, and the kids played in it almost the entire time.
My parents. They were (and are always) such a huge help. Love them.
More sandboxing! And a rainbow umbrella :)
The desserts! We had rainbow twizzlers, rainbow popcorn, cake balls, cake, and rice krispie treat “paintbrushes”. (Sorry there aren’t any better pictures!)
Since it was an art party too, we had two crafts. First: soap bubble painting! It got a little out of control, the bubbles are just supposed to come to the top of the cup and then you pop them on the paper.
Then we made handprint canvases (they were kind of lame, but we had such a wide age range of kids it was hard to decide what to do). I love Ben’s face here.
Time to wash hands!
Birthday girl again.
Anthony & Haley
Grandma and Grandpa
Will and the birthday girls
Not pictured: so many things. Ha! I had a sign out front that I forgot to take a picture of…and we took 544 pictures, so by narrowing it down to 24 pictures for this post I left out some. A lot of the pictures are of the same things, too. And we had almost everyone take their picture in the frame. And holy poor paragraph and sentence structure, Batman.
I also had many more ideas, that just didn’t happen. If you want to check out my Pinterest board for the party, you will be ridiculously inspired.