Monday, October 26, 2009

{Little Miss Tea Party}

Addy turns 5 tomorrow! I can't believe it...seriously...can't. believe. it. We partied tea-party style today because of preschool tomorrow. She had her mind made up about a tea party ever since this summer when we came across an adorable tea set at a gift shop. She never wavered from the idea either...even after several months. This girl is a girly girl through and through.
I took pictures of each girl as they arrived. They each tried on Addy's fancy tea hat (made especially for her by Grandma Dalley...thanks mom!..she loves it!).
Here she is waiting, waiting for the girls to arrive...

The cake! Really not difficult and turned out great!

Doesn't take long to 'fancy-up' the place. Just checked out the wedding section at Michael's.

Plus we had been gathering tea cups and saucers from the Goodwill over the last month. There is something so cool about using glass cups and pouring tea ( lemonade) from a glass tea pot. So fun!

Addy and Paige...Best friends and cousins!

We played a game with sugar cubes....'who can build the tallest tower?' ...the girls did fantastic!

We made tissue paper flowers...oh so fun. And then decorated picture frames. I'll get some photos from the party for each girl to have in her own frame.

4 cute Paige, not pictured. Thanks so much for making Addy's birthday party so much fun!

I had so much fun planning it! Kid birthday parties are the best! Maybe I am feeling old or just terribly sentimental, but I really enjoy these times with my kiddos. Is it just me or do birthdays seem to come around so often now??! So, I don't stress too much about the party-planning process...because all too soon she won't want a tea party birthday party.


Andee (+ Kelly) 5:05 AM  

Looks like so much fun! I think I may have an idea for my next birthday!! The pictures look fantastic and the cake looks amazing!!

Jen I 5:20 AM  

Those pictures of her are so gorgeous! Your photography makes everything even better. Cake looks awesome!

Our family 9:43 AM  

That is so cute! I've really been wanting to do a tea party with my girls but just haven't made the time for it. Now you have me feeling inspired.

Camille and Bryce 11:11 AM  

It looks sooo good! Sounds like the girls had a great time. SO FUN!

SuburbiaMom 11:13 AM  

Love the hat! What a fun party--you did a great job!! And of course, your daughter is a doll!

Paul, TiAnn, Kalispell, and Brinnley Finn 1:48 PM  

How cute! The photos are beautiful you are talented. Happy B-day Addy, what a lucky girl you are to have such a fun Mom. :)

Erica 9:49 PM  

SO CUTE!!! I love all the photos!!!

Tyler 2:03 PM  

Wow everything looks amazing! way to go Rochelle! and addy looks so cute(as always)! I hate missing all these things! Sure hope I get to see you guys over thanksgiving! talk to you soon!

Dan and Anne 4:56 AM  

Such a cute idea! You did such a good job with everything. And Happy Birthday Addy!

Adrienne 3:31 PM  

Great idea. I think the first pic of Addy is just adorable. As always cute decorations!!!

Darin and Melinda 9:24 AM  

What a beautiful tea party! How fun!!! I wish Kai and I could have come. And, I am dying for a piece of that beautiful cake. Well done Rochelle!

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