I'm going to apologize right here and now for the length of this post and the number of pictures you are about to see. I'm covering birthday and birthday party all in one post here, folks!
Annika's 7th birthday was on Sunday. At 7 you count the days and hours until your birthday! You may even have difficulty going to sleep the night before because you are soooo excited! And then suddenly it's morning and the big day has arrived!
First we waited until everyone was out of bed...
Then we opened gifts!
We ate birthday cake for breakfast...
And we sneaked in a little time to play with a gift before going to church.
Today we had a cupcake decorating party. We baked the cupcakes ahead of time and had the frosting and decorating stuff available. Then we let all of the girls decorate to their heart's content. I loved seeing the colorful combinations they came up with!
Then, of course, we had to try some of them out!
After the cupcake decorating they tried out Annika's new paints, then spent some time playing. It was sure a fun, low stress party!
Happy birthday, sweet Annika!
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