Monday, October 28, 2013

Caramel, princesses and unicorns for an early birthday treat

Both our girls are quite gregarious, and have lots of friends in their class and outwith school.  But our kitchen table has only 6 chairs, so parties at home are limited in size.  I feel it makes for a more enjoyable occasion, as no-one tends to feel left out when there are only a small group of friends to entertain.  And the girls have certainly never complained, they enjoy the attention too.
In this case, Mini-2 had a group of friends who all lived very near one another and we'd arranged that L was going to come to our house one day after school to play.  But of course, as young kids do, they chatted about it and then G, E, A and K wanted to come too.  Uh, ok sure I said, then racked my brain as to the least stressful way to do that for her...
As her birthday was only a week or so after the planned playdate, we decided to call it an early birthday party and have cake and cupcakes and fun!
Mini-2 chose caramel as her cake flavour, and these super cute picks and cardboard wraps for the table decorations.
We ended up with a 6" cake and a dozen or more cupcakes, so the girls took them home as party favours.
The food boxes match the napkins and cupcake wraps - cute huh?  
Happy early birthday sweet girl.