Side note: I might have over compensated with the video and pictures to make up for the lack thereof from Ella's party. But bear with me. I'm like an addict trying to detox. I can only let go a little bit at a time. I have to be able to hold out 6 more months for Maddex's birthday before I can host an event again...
If you'd rather skip all the pictures and avoid having to muddle through my play by play, here's Aiden doing a little run through of his party stuff before the boys got there.
And here's what little bit I did get of the kids playing.
CLICK HERE (not letting me post it directly because the internet has a personal vendetta against me)
Monster Truck Party which were pretty much pulverized considering the amount of slip n sliding they went through last summer. So I stuffed them.
Brian gets credit for the shredded cardboard to be used as dirt. That was actually a genius idea considering everything I was coming up with would have knocked kids out.
Wrecking ball look familiar? One of Ella's beach balls from the luau. I have been saving the kids' Yoplait yogurt containers for months! Poor design when it comes to eating out of it (why the top is small and gets bigger at the bottom is beyond me-for little spoons only!) but great for stacking. When I started saving them I knew I could use them for something and once I got wrecking ball in my mind, well, it was just meant to be.
Time cards, hats and free aprons from home depot! Measure and sand the wood pieces. All very lame compared to the