On Sunday afternoon, we hosted Kensington’s 8th birthday party! Her actual birthday isn’t until next week, but we have big plans next weekend, so we thought we’d do it now and it worked out beautifully. Kensington picked this year’s theme over the summer and I loved it because: a) it was simple b) it was totally her c) we could do it at home.
All we needed were cupcakes, punch, balloons, party favors, spa stuff and some of our favorite friends.
So, there is this company around town that puts lawn posters up in the middle of the night…and well, we surprised Kensington with them. She was PUMPED! I’m pretty sure we’ll have to get them for every birthday she has now. #evenwhenshesgrownandmarried We decided to do it on party day instead of her actual birthday so that her friends could see and she wouldn’t be at school all day. This way, she got to enjoy them all day long :).
Later in the afternoon, we hosted her little spa party…
I googled “spa party” and found all of these paper goods online at Target. Fun, right?!
My friend Emily makes the most amazing cupcakes with sugar cookie toppers…and this batch blew my mind. How cute, right?!?!
And then my friend Amy always makes us a sign to hang on our birthday wall…and I thought this one was perfection. I’ll take a pic of our updated wall soon! We have so many fun signs now! I also picked up a brush and gloss for each girl to use at the party and then take home (so we weren’t sharing).
Five out of seven spa guests getting ready for their treatments!
The good life.
We joke that Ashby is a goat because she’ll eat anything. She was trying to dip her eye cucumbers in the face mask. #thataintdipashby So, I gave her punch instead…because surely that tastes better?!
I had two girls we know that are in college come help so that we could have stations: hair, nails and face (with a foot massage too). The braids were gorgeous!
I think Ebby Lee’s nails were my fave!
Ashby had slept in sponge rollers the night before, so her braids had extra sass!
Such sweet friends!
And just like that, we celebrated eight.