Happy Birthday Courtney, you always work hard, you are beautiful on the inside and out, and I love being your mother.
For Birthday's, we write 10 things we love about the Birthday person and post it on a big poster board. The kids really love it and it makes them feel so special. They also love to hear the story of their birth....that is a blog post all by itself.
The best line this year was from my 2 year old that read: "I love my Courtney and I kiss you in the eye ";)
My oldest baby turned 7. 7 !!! that is just so old and really really far from being my baby but aren't they always your little ones. The Days are long but the Years are fast ! Together, we planned this party and it was really
I will find a picture with food, a little bare here.
Each girl got a tail as a party favor.
For the tails, I bought 3 yards of towel material at Joanne's using a 50% off coupon ;) Wrapped in bias tape and used a zip-zag pattern to sew it together, I'd post a tutorial but it would include flying bobbin's, growling, some swear words, and miss spellings ;)
Here is a link to someone with a perfect tail and pattern, I free handed the tails probably leading to some of the above mentioned. Mermaid Tail Link
Cake: I made myself using regular white cake, poured batter into six bowls, mixed dye of different colors in each bowl, I poured each color on top of each other (slowly) and baked a usual.
Shark Watermelon : Via