Saturday, January 15, 2011

The Joys of a 4 Year Old

We had a small party for Caleb on Saturday for his birthday.  Because the pool only allows 20 people (not swimmers, people!) to come to the party, we were pretty limited to just a couple of friends and immediate family.  But, it worked out because it made for a low-key, fairly low-stress party during a very stressful time.  There was no way I was going to cancel because Caleb has been through way too much to lose out on a party. 

So, Captain Caleb had a pirate party at the indoor pool!  We had an amazing treasure chest cake made by the talented Sammi Magee.  She's a high school senior planning to go to culinary school, so let me know if you are interested in having her do a cake for your next shindig! 
cake

caleb with cake

The kids batted at a treasure chest pinata for a while before we determined that it was too well-made and "helped" a bit.  They enjoyed the treasures inside and filled up their treasure chests with toys and candy.
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Caleb got some great presents.  Some favorites were his Woody toy to match the Buzz Lightyear he got for Christmas, a horse trailer with lots of horses to go inside, superhero underwear (with BATMAN!!!!), and Thomas pajamas!
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After opening presents, we all headed out to the pool!  They had a great time splashing around in the kid's area. 
waterfalls

group photo

caleb face in water

It was a fun, easy party that didn't make a mess in my house!!  :)

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