Wednesday, May 02, 2012

{ Birthday Recap x2 }

Recap 1- So, I survived my birthday 10 days ago. 
Here's how my day unfolded:
Our well pump and pipes all got replaced.
My VT's brought flowers and a huge hunk o' chocolate cake. 
I received phone calls from friends and some family.
Loads of Facebook happy birthday's.
My sweet friend made & delivered dinner and dessert for our fam.
I spent my evening at Bubbles Laundromat washing/folding 4 loads of much needed clothing.
I have to say the weekend/week of my b-day started off not so great, but a HUGE thanks to my friends and family for making it a bit better. 
I REALLY appreciate it.

Recap 2 - I realized a while back that I completely forgot to post pics of Brinley's 10th B-day way back in January. 
So, here you go, I can't believe I forgot about it! 
I. Am. Slacker. Mom. 
My mother of the year award is in the mail
 I just know it. :)


This birthday party was completely inspired, with some shameless copying from a fellow blog friend Hilary. 
Brinley loved EVERYTHING about her party and asked if I could recreate it.
So THANK YOU Hilary, you are fabulous! 
Click here to see her amazing party! 
Her stuff is always so cute and so is her little family!
The Invitations

Girly Owl Cupcakes
Happy 10th Birthday Brinley Boo!
Sour Cream containers filled with candy, made my your's truly.
Goodie bags for the party goers.

EDITED: I used THIS tutorial for making the sour cream containers.

We also hung paper lanterns and tissue pom poms from the ceiling. 
I had to make my own streamers this year as this town I live in has NOTHING. So I bought a few plastic table covers and cut them into strips then, sewed them together with a gathering stitch. 
Turned out cute!
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  1. So glad your birthday ended up happy, other than the laundry. :) And LOVE the owl party! So very cute. Miss Brinley is so grown up.


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