Sunday, January 24, 2010

A Bouncin’ Birthday!

This past weekend, Gigi celebrated her birthday with bounce houses!  We were joined by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a few close friends for some bouncin’ fun.  (As usual in blogworld, I’m not able to use all the pictures I took, because I don’t have permission from everyone’s parents to post pics.)

The birthday princess!  Am I noticing a royal theme here??


Grace and her Ariel cake…another one of Nanny’s masterpieces!


She has been excited about the bounce houses for weeks…but when we got there and encouraged her to bounce,  she was like, “Umm, no, that’s okay.”  The place was loud and intimidating!  But luckily, it didn’t take long before she joined in the fun!


Seamus was a maniac, as I knew he would be…he didn’t hesitate to climb to the top of this very steep slide and come barreling on down!


Time for cake!  Gigi and her BFF Ava.





And just because I like adding in a flashback pic of the baby days…here is my baby girl!


And now she’s my big girl!  Happy birthday to my sweet, goofy, sassy, silly little girl!  I can’t believe you are three!



Melisa said...

Such a precious picture of Gigi as an infant. A smiley baby and now a smiley little girl. She is beautiful. Happy 3rd Birthday! You and Seamus look like you had a blast.

Anthea said...

Happy Birthday Gigi....looks like you had tons of fun! :)

Destini said...

Looks like a great time and a yummy cake! Happy Birthday Grace!

Greene Family said...

Happy 3rd Birthday Sweet Grace!! It looks like she had a fun birthday party! What a pretty cake for the princess herself! I love her baby picture and her cool birthday hat!

Melissa Swartley said...

Happy birthday Grace!!!! Oh boy! 3 is such a fun age!Love the birthday hat! I bet the kids all had a blast sliding and bouncing! Just checked your last post too and oh my goodness, Seamus is so handsome in his Pre-K pic! So sweet!

Kim said...

Your mother outdid herself with that cake! Her cakes are awesome! She should open a store! I love all these pictures. We love those bounce house parties. I have to show Pres the picture of Seamus going down the slide by himself. This is something Preston is still afraid to do. I try to explain he cannot get hurt! Anyway, I cannot believe Grace is THREE! She looks so darn pretty in all these pictures. That baby picture in the star sweater is one of my favorites!

Jen Weisser said...

I still cant believe she is 3 already!! Time really does fly! Oh that crazy baby hair she had! lol! remember when you didnt think it would ever lay flat to her head?! love that silly girl!!

Kasia and Amelia said...

Happy Birthday Grace!! You are shinning star! What a celebration!!!

Tiffany said...

What a fun birthday! I love the shirt, and the cake, oh and the hat! TOO cute! Maybe someday I'll have an adoralbe little girl like Grace! Happy Birthday!

Caden and Mommy said...

Happy Belated 3rd Birthday Miss Grace ... I'm so behind in blog land :0( Adorable pictures, she is so angelic. The difference between her and Caden ... Caden would have that cake (an adorable cadke at that!) flying rather then nicely pose for a picture with it :0)
I love the picture of Seamus on the slide ... looks like he scored on the birthday adventure this year too!