Sunday, October 24, 2010

Katie's 8th Birthday

We had Katie's family birthday party today.  Yes, it's a little early, but her birthday is very close to Halloween and everything is always really busy the weekend following her birthday for that reason.  I prefer when we have her party early.

Here is the CUTE cake, from Publix:

It's a hat with a purse on top, surrounded by sparkly  flower cupcakes.  The cake server is a shoe with a flower and the flower is also a pony tail holder!
The sunglasses were also included with the cake for decoration.
The party theme was Barbie, but Katie didn't like any of the Barbie cake choices.  This "shopping diva" cake was perfect! There were shoes and purses on the Barbie tablecloth as you can see, so it was a cute match!

 Blowing out the candles!

 Happy Birthday to Katie!
Interesting fact: I was pregnant on Katie's 1st birthday too. ha ha.

 Everyone enjoying some cake.
I got creative with tissue paper this year and made poofy tissue paper centerpieces for the tables.
I  was proud of myself!

 Then it's time for presents!
I am not sure I will have every one posted, so sorry if I miss something.

 The gift is cut out of this picture, but I love her face.  She was surprised by several new "girly" DS games...

 for her new DS!  Metallic Rose color!

 She got three DS games: My Little Pony, Imagine Babysitters, and Super Princess Peach (Peach saves Mario and Luigi)
 And a BIG surprise!  Tickets for Disney Princess Classics on Ice!  She was not expecting that!

 Lots of Barbie gifts this year.....
Newborn baby doctor Barbie set....

 New pjs from Chris and Hannah...
 and boots!

 Potty Training Pups Barbie Set

 And straight from her wishlist: strawberry marshmallows!

She also got a Rapunzel doll that has little animals that braid the hair, it's so cute! Sorry for no picture, it is completely unintentional, but it is MURDER to get pictures on here in the right order after having loaded all the previous ones, so you will just have to see it here.

We had a fantastic time and Katie is enjoying playing with all her new treasures!
The birthday celebration will continue on Saturday  morning when we head up to Chattanooga for the Princesses on Ice show. Corey and Noah are planning to drive us up there and take a train ride while we are at the show.  It should be a fun day, so pray that I feel good! :)


Godsgalnj said...

Aww - she's so cute! =) Happy 8th, Katie!

I LOVE the tissue centerpiece!! =)

Andy's Bethy said...

I love the cake! I have the pink DS too, but my boys have stolen it, covered it with a Indiana Jones Lego cover and made it their own... so it is barely pink any more.
So glad that her party was fun. Wish we could have been there.
I can't wait for next weekend and hearing about the Disney on Ice...