Well not quite yet but the plans are well underway. We go all out for the 1st birthday. Not sure exactly why but hey.. it's a tradition so that's the way it is. :) It's an afternoon Saturday party and we'll have snacks, dinner, cake & dessert. A face painter, pinata & alcohol. What more could you ask for at a party? Oh.. a bonus.. the clubhouse (behind my house) that we rent has an outside playground so all the kids are out there for 90% of the the party. Which keeps the inside from being too overcrowded and loud.
I had a hard time trying to figure out what to get miss Alexa for her 1st birthday. We have all the cool things a 1 year old would like thanks to the older kids. So I decided on a smaller toy and a nice pair of earrings since she was pierced a few months back. But the party is a major gift since there will be close to 80 people there.
I still have to order some of the food.. do some more shopping and a couple more errands.. The majority of the running happens that day.. balloons cake, rolls etc to pick up..
We have her 1 year pictures this weekend along with Daddy's Birthday celebration. So I won't be able to run too much.
And once her party is over I have a bunch of Easter Bunny running still to do. I'm usually very good with this and done everything a couple weeks in advance.. but this year I'm behind. I've come to the realization that I am behind on EVERYTHING lately. I suppose that comes with 3 kids, a full time job and a house to run but that's no excuse.. I need to catch up so I can remain organized. I need organization to stay sane.
Note to self: Pull out party folder, tax folder and easter list out to go over things and update all the info.
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