Warning - this is a long blog post! Caroline and Catherine Ellis kicked off their birthdays this year with a joint Princess and Pirates birthday party! It was great fun and lots of dear family and friends came out to celebrate these two in style! I finally wised up this year and decided instead of killing myself with birthday parties three weeks apart that we'd do a joint party and it was a splendid idea - thanks to all the parents that have kiddos with close birthdays that have gone before me and paved the way with grand ideas.
We sent our precious invites courtesy of Mr. Patrick again - and looked forward to May 3rd with great anticipation!
We arrived so excited about our friends and family joining us for Storyville Station fun!
The birthday girls!
So many princess dresses to choose from
CE was a pirate all the way!
Our pirate and our princess (who later became a pirate!)
Carrigon in her first wardrobe change...
Watching all of our friends arrive
Lipgloss - a party essential for these little ladies
Auntie B and Sweet C
All the little ladies getting dressed
Coco and CE
Coco and C
Head of the table!
The party really got started after the group photo when the guests had to go down the tunnel slide to get to the "kingdom" in the basement. It was a like a club for wee ones - dark, fun music, games, candy, bubbles, - it was magical!
Doing some sort of dance
Mary the weest princess
Daddy and C dancing
The group getting ready for a dance off
After our partying hard downstairs we all made our way upstairs for cupcakes and tea. Such a precious idea. A true princess part of the party. They took pictures through out the party and played the slide show at the end. The kids loved that!
The banquet slide show
Getting ready to blow out the candles!
Drinking their "tea"
Love these little ones!
Mary Ryan was exhausted from all the fun :)
Charlie came to his first birthday party - such a cutie pie!
Wyatt and CE - big buds!
Uncle JoJo and the girls
C, Brayden, CE and Audrey - I went to high school with their Mommy!
Daniel and CE -another sweet classmate
Happy, happy birthday to Catherine Ellis and Caroline - it was such a fun day - a big thanks to all you came to make their day so special!