Saturday, March 1, 2008

Porter's 5th Birthday!

Maya was pretty excited for Porter's Party

First we had lunch, dogs and drinks...


The Boys...


The Girls...(nice Maya!)


Amanda's sweet Lego cake and table decorations...

We played pin the flag on the castle...


We spun the kids around...

and they did pretty good...


at least they thought so...


Then we played "Lego, Lego, Castle" or DDG...

and the kids loved chasing each other...


and begging to be picked...


and ...

pouting when they got picked last...

but leave it to the birthday boy to make sure everyone was happy and felt included.

Then we opened presents...

and made a major haul...

of all his favorite things...

from all his favorite friends...

and buddy's...


and amigos...

and pals...

and chumps.


Bennett hoped for a hot dog, but settled for his big toe instead.


Porter even invited his primary president and husband and got these cool bubbles...

Maya loved this one because it looked like a duck.


Then we sang "Happy Birthday"...

ate cake and icecream...


and played a balloon popping game but none of the kids weighed enough to pop a balloon on their own, so we had to push and bounce them till they popped.




Only 3 more months till we get to do it again!

10 comments:

emily a. said...

Looks like a fun party! Thanks again Porter for inviting us.

Kathy said...

That looked like a great party. I am so so sad that I couldn't be there. The pictures look like everyone had a great time. Porter is very lucky to have such a good mom and dad that throw such great parties. I love you guys. Thanks for updating the blog for me to see.

Doug and Mallena said...

Thanks for the pictures. Miriam sure had a fun time, thanks for inviting her.

Sarah Harward said...

We wish we were there! Did you guys get my package yet? If not, then you just get to draw out the birthday fun for a little longer! GREAT PICTURES! The first one of Maya is SO funny!!!

The Molen's said...

ALyssa had a great time! Thanks for having her. You sure know haw to throw an awesome party. You guys have some great posts this last week. For instance, the apples...way to be frugal!

Jeffrey E said...

Wow! What a terrific party! We wish we could have been there....no one came to our party so we went to stake conference instead definitely not as much fun as yours Porter! HA, HA! Amanda you are becoming the queen of parties and maybe you should write a book for other parents to learn from. Hope you got the presents we sent via Ebay? We love you guys and thanks for posting a play by play of the party it really did feel like we were there!

Alicia said...

Amanda, YOU ROCK!!!
Talented to the core, my dear!!!
SO TALENTED!!!
AND SUCH A GREAT MOM!!!

Allie Cat said...

Lucky kids! Brigg had a blast and I hope he behaved himself! Porter scored on the gifts... cool! Happy Birthday Portie.

Melissa Tate said...

Could you have posted more pictures!?! Just kidding, it looks like Porter had such a great time. He looks so much older since I saw him last. It's amazing how fast they grow up.

SPENCERS said...

We're so sad we missed all the fun! I hope you don't move before july 9th (Jacob's party) because I need a good pary planner...hahaha!