Kate's Ballet Birthday Party

Monday, May 23, 2011
We celebrated Kate's 5th birthday a few weeks early with a precious ballerina party.  Kate LOVES ballet and so we had her ballet teacher come to the house for the party.  I know there are a lot of photos but I could post 100 photos because the girls were all so adorable.  Everything about the party was just so fun...I want to remember everything.  We did forget to give Kate her gift and give the girls the ice cream I bought but still it was priceless! 


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Look at how HAPPY Kate looks:)

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My boys were so helpful and so cute...they were in the adjoining room watching through the glass doors...

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The girls had SO much fun dancing.  They danced for an hour.  In fact, we kind of ran out of time for other things:)


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I bought these wands at hobby Lobby.  I painted them and mode podeged the girls' initials on them...

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Then, they decorated them and put ribbons/streamers on them....

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My Mom flew in for the weekend to help us celebrate:)

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Me, Kate and my Mom

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Happy Birthday to you!!!

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Harry had to leave the party a few minutes early to rush off to his soccer game so he was gone for this shot.  In fact, we raced out to his game just moments later too.

And here are a few little videos....





Next up...Harry's surprise party!

32 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! This is so over the top amazing. Truly a little girls dream party without a doubt.
    Now about that cake...did you make that? It is so beautiful and ruffly, just like all the little ballerinas.
    You are a party genius my friend, my hats off to you.

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  2. What a great idea for a little girl's party. I love all the details, actovites, etc. You are a very creative MOM. Kate just beams with happiness. And the boys observing the fun simply priceless. Pictures are wonderful I could see all 100 of them:) Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. A www Kim, it couldn't have been any more special and pretty!! You gave her such a memory, so happy your mother was there too..amazing family.

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  4. Kate's beaming smile says it all!
    What a gorgeous party. You are so creative!
    The shots are beautiful!
    Love it!
    Happy Belated Birthday Blessings from Hong Kong,
    Kim

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  5. Happy Birthday Kate! Looks like you had a great day, and your smile says it all!

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  6. What an adorable party - she's a lucky little girl to have such a fun mamma :)

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  7. Kate is just glowing :) I loved the videos and seeing her in action ~ she is a doll!!!

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  8. i love it!!!!!
    the ruffled cake
    the peonies
    their happpy faces
    the boys being helpers
    your lilly
    everything!!!!
    wow!!!!

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  9. Great party -- everything is so sweet and beautiful -- just like your Kate! She is just beaming! So sweet!

    Janet

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  10. Oh, Kim - everything was so, so beautiful! What a CLEVER idea to have the ballet teacher come & dance with the girls! I love it! Do they all have the same tutu on? Did you order them and just tell them to come in a leotard? i LOVE the cake and the decorations. AND the smile on Kate's face. Everything looked perfect - I am glad - it was fit for a princess!

    So fun to see your Mom! Have we met her before?! lol. I am glad she was able to be there for the ballerina's birthday!

    Get some rest, girl - summers almost here :-)

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  11. That is such a neat idea! I love it. She looks like she enjoyed it so much.

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  12. SO darling! Kate looks so happy...and Harry in his coat KILLS me, he is so sweet!
    I have a picture saved of that exact cake for a party someday...I love it!
    You are much craftier than you give yourself credit for :)...can't wait to see Harry's party!

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  13. Off the charts cute!!! Loved it!!!

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  14. You know my favorite picture was the one of Wlls and Harry! Love Harry's freckled sunny nose!!!

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  15. WOW. Pretty and beautiful, just like I imagined. You are amazing. Happy (early) Birthday Kate!

    Your shots are priceless.
    Jill

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  16. I have been waiting on this post:) The pictures are just beautiful!! I love Kate on her toes, looks like a promising ballerina, she is so very precious! Thanks for sharing your family with us!!

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  17. Kim, Happy Birthday to Kate! What a beautiful party...so deliciously pink. Makes me want to twirl!

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  18. What a beautiful party - fit for a 5 year old ballerina :)
    Love all the thoughtful details, from the table setting to the pompons on the ceiling - you are the perfect hostess!!!

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  19. I love Kate's BIG smiles!! Her party was just perfect!!

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  20. Kim -- What an amazing party! Everything looked perfect! Love the cake and matching tutus!

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  21. What a lovely party! Any little girl would be wild about the beautiful decorations. Did you make the cake? It looks yummy.

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  22. Precious!!! Ok, the pic of Kate beaming from ear to ear brought tears to my eyes...seriously! Flash back to the picture of her in a walker in the middle of the road and look at her now. What a miracle adoption is for everyone. Such a special birthday fit for a princess. BTW, the pic of her on her toes ... ummm, she will be on pointe in no time! WOW! :)

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  23. This looks PERFECT!!! I realize I'm 28, and my birthday was a few weeks ago... but i totally want a re-do and I want a ballerina birthday party!!!!!!!! Kate is precious! The flowers, the cake, the pink poufs... it was absolutely beautiful! Great job!

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  24. What an amazing party for Kate and her friends! I loved every last detail Kim....and you can tell the girls did too.

    How wonderful that your Mom was able to come visit for the special occasion!

    xoxo,

    Lisa

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  25. What a beautiful party! I loved all of the details and that cake looks divine! That picture of Kate grinning is the best. She is so gorgeous!

    I just wrote you an e-mail (I hit reply to a comment you had left on my blog) but realized after I sent it it went to that "no-reply" in blogger. Would you mind e-mailing me at dearlillie@hotmail.com your e-mail address?

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  26. Kim, everything looks unbelievable! Ever picture is perfect and you throw the best parties ever!! Looks like everyone had a great time!!

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  27. SO adorable! My daughter (3.5) was in awe of the pictures! She loves ballet and now wants a ballet birthday party! Don't think it would come close to Kate's party! You are an amazing Mom!

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  28. Perfect! I love it, and is was so great that your Mom was there! Making memories :)

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  29. WOW, this party is absolutely precious! :)

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  30. BEAUTIFUL party!!! Kate looks so pretty and I just love the decor and the cake and cupcakes! How fun! :)

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