Her 7th Birthday Party

Adrian’s test he was supposed to take was cancelled this weekend so we decided to give Dd’s birthday party yesterday rather than at the end of the month. It was at the last minute, and I’m grateful that pretty much everyone was able to come. We still did the carnival theme, but on a scaled down version. And unfortunatly because I was involved with the activities I didn’t get around to taking many pictures.

My planning was also usurped by my back. I pulled it on Friday, and spent much of the day in pain. Saturday wasn’t much better until after I went to the chiropractor. Between being laid up and being at the chiropractor’s office, I barely got anything organized. In one of the pictures you can see my ironing in the background! Ah well. The kids had fun and that’s all that matters. Dd’s birthday isn’t until the 16th, though. We’ll have a little dinner with my parents on that day.

It was pretty windy, which interfered with some of my plans, too. Everything I set up got blown down right away. Very frustrating. In the end, I set up everything on the deck.


This is what I get when I ask for a smile…


I loved these little popcorn boxes. They went perfectly with the carnival theme.

Paintball was one of the games we set up for the kids. They all loved it.

You can’t see it here, but they were supposed to drop clothespins into a glass bottle.
Using a water gun the object was to spray the ping pong balls off of the golf tees. It wouldn’t work unless they were sitting close, though. A result of the wind, I think.

Ice cream cake…yummmm.
Happy Birthday to you…

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About Debbie

I am a stay at home mom of 2 energetic children. I homeschool them as well. I have a great husband who, after 7 years of working away from, finally has a job where he is home every night. We are trying to learn how to live together again along with adjusting to the lower pay that came along with the job change.
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4 Responses to Her 7th Birthday Party

  1. my4kids says:

    Wow you did a lot more then I coule plan with lots of notice. Love the cake and candles by the way cute.

  2. PortraitofPeter says:

    Hey – what a wonderful celebration and all those activities look fun too!!

    Got to a gree the cake looks – so wonderful – great photo’s!!

    Debbie – can I spot Max’s basket on the wall? If so I hope he wasn’t doing his usual pose – when guests are around!!!

  3. Sirdar says:

    Looks like Dd and her friends had a great time. Sorry to hear about your back. I know the pain all to well to understand what you are going through. Hope it gets better soon. Oh…and Happy Birthday Dd.

  4. Steffi says:

    I´m sure your daughter had a really wonderful birthday party with her friends!Her cake is really beautiful!
    Wonderful pictures!!
    And many,many bithday greetings to your daughters birthday from us!

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