March 19, 2013

The 3 Birthday Race Car Party {That Didn't Happen}

Sometimes you have the best intentions and then life happens.  I had all the party supplies, cupcakes, and everything else needed for the perfect race car birthday ready to go.....then Friday night happened.  Connor was up all night with a croupy cough.  My sister, Vinny, and Jarrett were in town already and my Mom and Dad got in late Friday.
Everyone was here!  Terence, Connor, and I got about 3 hours of sleep Friday night.  Needless to say Saturday wasn't going much better and you could just tell Connor boy wasn't feeling good.  I made the decision to cancel the party.  I know a party is not what's important, it's being surrounded by the people you love and having fun!  And we had just that.
Later in the weekend Jarrett got sick and my Mom started feeling bad :-/  What is going on with the allergies already TX???  "Ain't nobody got time for that!"
Here is my big 3 year old....
 solid chocolate suckers from Hot Chocolates
 Here are the race car cupcakes I made.  They were really easy.  I just dipped them in melted chocolate chips and then rolled them in crushed mint oreos.  I wanted it to look like a race track :-)

 Opening presents from Nana & Poppy

 Poppy let Connor have all his loose change to fill his piggy!
 Jarrett & Connor eating Cheerios
 They love each other so much.  Connor keeps asking where everyone went....waaaah!
 My sister found these shirts at Old Navy.  Aren't they so cute???
Later that day we headed out to the park with my family and T's family came over too, along with cousins Alicia & Ellie.  I got some confetti eggs for the kids to play with.  They sell them in grocery stores now.

 Our boys
 Vinny & Bonnie
 Mom is used to having two kiddos to entertain ;-)
 Me & Bon was sooooo windy.  Just so you know I didn't get the Miley Cyrus haircut....that would be the wind. Thank.You.
 Big boy and his 3rd cupcake....the candle wouldn't light!
 Me and Bonnie
 My sweet niece Alicia
 Flying kites

We had a great time!  I miss my family already, and although everything didn't go according to plan we got to visit and make memories we'll never forget.
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In This Wonderful Life said...

It looks like you guys had a wonderful weekend!! All the birthday goodies were SO CUTE! Sorry little man wasn't feeling well!!

Excited to see you soon!

Courtney said...

Oh I bet he had a lot of fun! Those cupcakes look delicious! Bonnie looks so happy. :)

Summer Athena said...

Becky: I can't believe he is 3. Wow!

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

Well it looks like despite being sick everyone had a good time. And I seriously cannot believe he's 3!