Monday, July 14, 2008

After Popcorn & Candy & Horses, I Must Nap

The big event came...the big event went. And we made it.

And D-Man was so happy!

I woke up bright and early Saturday morning to transform our once normal driveway and yard into a 3 year old's sanctuary of games, rides and fun! And boy did they ever have fun!

D-Man rode the carousel for a solid 30 minutes without even turning his head towards the other ingeniously constructed carnival games that lined the driveway (or to be really technical, the carnival midway). He didn't want popcorn (his favorite food), he didn't want juice boxes (his favorite drink), but was lured away by the enormous pile of presents brought to him by his friends and family (thanks to any who read for being so ROCK!)

At one point, we had around 40 people overtaking our yard and Husband and I couldn't have been happier. To see our D-Man who started like this...

Look like this....

Makes this mommy and daddy pretty proud!

Here are some photos to quench your curiosity as to what I had actually gotten myself into. But before I let you see the photos think about the following:

5 homemade carnival games...$40

1 face painting booth...$7

Decorated cupcakes to feed 52...$10

Look on D-Man's face when he saw it all...priceless.

And today, we continue our celebrating of the actual day that God blessed us with our son.
Happy Birthday, D-Man! Mommy and Daddy are proud that you are our son!

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Keepin' It Real said...

What a fun time that was had by all! Now you will have to put on your thinking cap to top that one for next year! Happy Birthday,sweet D-Man. I love you!

THE ROOST said...

Awesome time, I am sure! Especially for D-Man! What a great memory. Now take a good long nap:)

The Landers Family said...

Happy Happy Birthday D-Man!!! We wish we could have been there to help celebrate. It looks like tons of fun!

Beachy Mimi said...

Happy Birthday D-Man! I know your party was super.

Audra Krell said...

Oh my goodness, this is so cool! What a great party that he will remember forever and so will you. I think you really saved a bundle and it looks like everyone was having a really good time.

Sarah S. said...

Looks like the party was a great success! Glad you guys had fun!

Heather said...

I'm a new reader to your blog and wanted to take a moment to say hello. Looks like y'all had an awesome party for D-Man!