So, the boy has an opinion!
A couple of months ago, when Jack's cousin Alexis had decided on her party theme (Snow White, after much influencing from her Mummy!), we started talking about what kind of party he would like. At first, robots were the theme of choice and I found these oh so cute robot themed cupcake holders and toppers. And decorating a robot cake sounded like good fun. All was well.
However, the theme morphed into a robot-fighter-jet party (I began to get nervous about what THAT cake was going to look like!) and then eventually he insisted that all he wanted were fighter jets at his party. And NOTHING was going to change his mind (I definitely tried Vanessa's tactics she'd used on Axie, but to no avail).
So, fighter jets it was. I was highly unmotivated by his cake, having done an airplane last year, but luckily Daddy came to the rescue and helped with the decorating! And Jacko was thrilled with it, which is the main thing. Since we were planning to have his party at the local airport playground like last year, we decided to just do cake and play. I figured the weather couldn't possibly be worse than last year's party. Boy was I wrong! By noon there were snow flurries and freezing temps! In this southern town. Crazy! Anyway, we changed the party to our house, scurried around cleaning and tidying and set up the table while the kids were napping. Andre was a huge help and saved the day by cleaning the bathroom :)
And having it at home, I got to decorate his table a bit more which was fun. This party was definitely NOT Pinterest worthy, but since a party is all about the kids having fun and feeling celebrated, I was ok with a less than perfect affair :) Jacko loved having all his friends over and everyone did a great job playing nicely despite the lack of space! Thanks for coming everyone!
|Alexis, Jack and Tennyson|
|Not a great shot, but our family pic|
|Blowing out his candles|
|All the kids packed into Jack's room to play! They did so well together!|