Tuesday, March 11, 2008

I didn't even KNOW 24 kids when I was 5

First, the party in numbers:

24 kids (!)
90 minutes
6 bowling lanes
2 adorable AMEN kids in coordinating personalized bowling shirts
1 EXHAUSTED mother
1 HAPPY birthday girl, also exhausted

Now, the party in pictures:

Abby's bowling technique is to be admired for sure:

Abby's amazing bowling cake was made by my dear friend Autumn, who--I am not kidding--is good at everything she does, but GREAT at cake making. The entire huge thing was gobbled down in minutes.

Ethan had plenty of fun at his sister's party. Here he is playing hide and seek:

Waiting for cake:

Can two year olds bowl? Of course they can!

The party was a huge success, and I am SO glad it's over. The kids all had so much fun bowling, even though the use of the term "bowling" to describe what some of them did is very generous. I don't think anyone suffered serious injury, which is always a goal of mine at my children's parties. Thanks to everyone who came, and everyone who helped. My sanity remains intact thanks to you!


Anonymous said...

Wow! Looks like great fun. I'm sorry that we missed it. Tell Abby we have her gift ready for the next time we see her! Talk to you soon. Patty

Stephanie said...

Oh my goodness those shirts are adorable! You all are such great parents! Great at celebrating your kiddos! I love Matt's beard by the way!

Mandy said...

I'm sorry we missed it too :( We live 30 minutes from each other now and we still can't make to birthday parties. Oh well - your pictures are great and it looks like they had a marvelous time

Mellie said...

How fun! And I love the bowling shirts! I think Abby could use hers next Halloween to be one of the Pink Ladies :)