Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Early Birthday!

So, both of our kids are born in December. Addi is the 9th and Von is the 12th. Instead of celebrating during all of the Holiday chaos, we decided to throw a duel birthday bash for the both of them last weekend.
Ian grew up with a guy that is an actual magician. He has a membership to The Magic Castle in LA, so we hired him, hence the magic themed everything. It was quite the preparation. I made all of the desserts and food (110 enchiladas plus Spanish rice, salad, etc., etc.), magicians capes for all of the kids (I scored fabric for $1 a yard!), and all of the decorations. Looking at the rather large pictures of them I asked, "and I wonder why our children think the world revolves around them?" Maybe because it does. We love them though and were so excited to celebrate them!
I was the total party Nazi. I made everyone pose for pictures as they walked in.
The birthday girl.
The birthday boy!
Addi's BFF Luke.
Family pic.
Jones family minus Max.
Jason and Richelle.
Leckey family.
Jaime is going to kill me for posting this picture. She is due any day, so why wouldn't she have a plate of food in the picture?
Stephanie is also due any day. That is the third pregnant person. There must be something in the water.
Jacobs family.
Beutler kids.
Hexburg fam.
Brad, Koko and Tanman.
Ian's sister Shandra and Tristan.
Nama and Papa, Shandra and Tristan
My cousin Mikelle, Blake and Scarlet.
Kate with the magician, Seth.
My little Bubba.
Charlie, magician in the making.Addi was so cute. After every trick, she would yell, "Wow! That was so magical!"
Pure magic!
My babies.
Von still doesn't get the whole blowing out the candles thing.
Love him.
The kids got so many nice gifts! They were so happy.
Until Ian tried on this gift...
and Von got a little upset.
The aftermath. Addi was asleep on the couch by 9. It was a great party. I am so glad it is over with.


diana said...

WOW. Wow wow wow!!! That party looked amazing! And that was some serious work you put into it with the food and the planning and decorations. Awesome! So fun to see so many beloved faces from HB too. I had no idea Stephanie was pregnant! And she's due any day? WOW again!

Your kids are adorable. You are a super mom. And your party looked fantastic. When are you and Ian coming back to Hawaii???

The Prigmore Family said...

1. Best enchiladas, best 12 layer cake, best magician (i'm still spellbound), best party favors, best party ever. Can't believe you did it all by yourself. Actually, best mom ever.

2. I'm not sure what disturbs me more, the fact that you posted this fatty pic of me or the fact that I look EXACTLY like big lare with the fake moustache!!!!

3. Looks like I got you back with the gorilla mask. Hee hee. I knew you guys would have fun with that one.

LOVE those two little stinkers! Happy Birthday Addi and Bubbs!!!

jayna said...

That is jaw-dropping! So much work but it looks like it was well enjoyed! Way to do something fun for those December birthdays...as a 12/22 myself, I commend you!

Scott and Chelsey said...

Wow everything looks so amazing! What a fun idea and party! Wish I was there!!!

kori said...

you are amazing. we had so much fun. Tanner wears hit top hat all day long.

megan&steve said...

You totally had a hit of a party & I'm not surprised.
What a magical and decorative/creative day. Your kids are the center of your world, so why not spoil them?
You Look HOT Alisa.

The last Unicorn said...

the party was so much fun. you are amazing!

Di said...

Holy smokes! I love that theme. And I love you decor, food, pictures, all of it. I wish I could of been there to enjoy it with you guys. There ain't nothing wrong with being a little party Nazi. Aren't we all when it comes to our kids. So cute & so fun, job well done Ali!

Dana and Chase said...

im so sad i missed out on all the fun! holy cow u did sooo good! i want u to decorate my birthday haha

Shandra said...

That party belonged in a magazine. It was so adorable, as are you little birthday babies. I'm glad I was in town for the blessed event. So much fun!

Jen and Bryan said...

Looks like a blast! Before I even read your comment about the picture of Jaime I thought, "She is going to KILL Eag for posting that!" I love it! Poor girl... so miserable. The up side? You look fabulous!!

Hilarry said...

You are my domestic idol!!

The Englanders said...

Looks like the BEST birthday party EVER! Those 2 kids have the best mom ever, so talented! Don't worry, just bought my first 2 magic trips in Vegas last weekend. I couldn't pass em' up!

Richelle said...

We had so much fun! You are amazing, Alisa. Everything turned out awesome. I love your enchiladas, and the capes for the kids was genius. Best kid party ever!