Sunday, October 14, 2012

Naomi's 8th Birthday Party - Spa

Naomi wanted to do a spa party with her friends. I think it turned out quite fun!

All set up. If you don't know, Naomi's obsession is turquoise right now.

Each girl got slippers and a sleep mask, nail file, lip gloss, a mirror, nail polish, and a pouf in their cute turquoise tote.

Naomi wanted this beautiful rosette cake in turquoise. I was terrified to try it, but it was so easy! I am excited to try it again when I will have enough frosting to finish the whole thing. This time it worked out well because we put the candles in the open white part on top.

Aren't the cookies fun?

The girls did chocolate facials. This was hilarious!!! They kept saying, "I hate this!" with giant smiles and giggles! I think they really loved it! They also painted their nails, but I did not get pictures of that part. Too busy!

This stuff was tough to get off!!

They all sang Happy Birthday in French again this year. This time I actually knew it! Naomi chose to have relight candles. They also apparently sparkled a little like sparklers! They were all freaking out because they kept relighting and spitting sparks at them. Also, hilarious!!

All the glorious sugar! I know they all went home super hyper.

We got Naomi Cinderella. So we all watched that as part of our spa retreat.

This was really fun! The girls are all so great and fun to watch together.

Naomi's big present this year was getting her ears pierced. I told her 2 years ago she could do it when she turned 8. Wow, she turned 8 fast! She was very brave!

Photo: She did it!!!!

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Its only been a year!!

So its been about a year since I posted, but I wanted to share photos of Gwen and Bianca's birthday party. AND I don't want to overload facebook with my boring old pictures.

Gwen and Bia had a combined party. Gwen wanted a rainbow party and, of course, Bia went along for the ride. It was really fun!

I made a few paper rosettes! haha.
We had chocolate covered oreos and rainbow m&m's. (I just picked out all the brown ones and Bia ate them!)
And we had a rainbow fruit platter.
The girls and I made this giant balloon banner. This is how we learned how.
Brian actually took some pics while I wasn't in the room. He is a little more artistic than me!

My cake:

I copied it from Whisk Kid. She seems pretty cool! It was yummy!
I also made a balloon wreath.

I think Naomi has reached the "I think its cool not to smile" phase.
We got a good one!
Brian told them a joke. "What's black and white and red all over..." That's as far as he got and they laughed!
Gwen blew out all of the candles. I may have bought trick candles...I'm still not sure.
Its serious business:
She liked it!
Gwenie did too:
And then they all just played by themselves....
 Not really. They were very good at sharing all of their presents with their friends.
I got them presents too. We just gave them to them on Gwen's actual birthday to celebrate the actual day.
They each got a new baby doll, a doctor kit to share, and Gwen got a princess dress and wings (from daddy). Really, I purchased them, wrapped them, and left them in the garage for him to bring in when he got home! She was ecstatic that daddy bought her special presents!