|Happy 7th Birthday!|
Yellow arugula flowers are from the faeries.
Here are little glimpses into her special day(s). We celebrated on her actual birthday and also had an ice pop/slip and slide party with friends. This year we were also able to enjoy the company of 2 other girls with the same birthday!
|Gifts from mama|
|Pounce and Sneaky|
Other notable gifts: Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. The Jabberwocky was one of my favorite poems as a child and to share the silliness with my daughter is fun..."twas brillig and the slithy toves...." She also has been initiated into the American Girl franchise via her grandmother and got the girl of the year, Kanani (she's from the isle of Kauai). With our trip to the island to visit family again in the fall, there will definitely be some interesting adventures with this doll. I think any doll play should be encouraged...they will only stay little for a short while.
At her party, I made lots of food and it all was eaten before I could take photos. There were summer rolls with peanut sauce, BBQ tofu, grilled eggplant, red & blue potato salad, garden salad, and of course the ice pops. I used this great stainless steel popsicle mold for many of the pops. I took these photos after the party as so many were left over. I also wanted to enjoy the fun of being with everyone instead of walking around with the camera.
|Orange Mango & Acai Berry|
|Chocolate Sundae & Root Beer Float|
I want to thank everyone who has celebrated these seven years with Kelly. All of you have created special memories for her. I truly appreciate those of you who have taught me how to preserve the innocence of childhood, keep the magic of the world alive and nurture her love of nature.