Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Bowling Alley Luau Birthday Pictures!

On Claire's actual Birthday Friday, we had her party at a local new bowling alley and fun place. She loves the beach and requested a beach party, so we had a luau!! It was tons of fun and I have MANY pictures!! Enjoy!!

Here is the big 5 year old in her new shirt from Amanda at Bibs and Cribs!! Love it!!! She is also wearing a flower clip in her hair that Aunt Tara brought back for her from Hawaii!! The decor in the party room! This is Claire's birthday tree - Every year for her Birthday I make an ornament for everyone to take home as a favor that matches the party and has the date and year on it. All of our family and friends now have 5!! This year I decorated shellsThe cake from Rick's!! Loved it!!! Claire and Clayton bowling!Owen in his Kingpin shirt =)!Claire and Sterling bowling! Daddy helping... Eating pizza!Nicole, Me, Erin and Emma!ME and O Tara helping the birthday girl bowl!Me and the sisters Beauties!Time to open presents! Owen tired of Claire opening presents decides to play the ukulele that Tara brought back too!Claire's birthday wish - a hot pink guitar!!Cake time!Claire's favorite part - They had these little drink dispensers and she insisted on getting everyone their drinks...a little hostess in the making!!!All of us girls!!Pictures with the bday girl....with Aunt Tara!...with Daddy!...with Nana!...with Nonna!...with Mama!!Playing her guitar!!That night we went to Claire's favorite restaurant Red Robin with the family and our best friends the Perry's that came in town for her bday!Family pic - but where's O??With Poppy and mad at the world because they did not have balloons...look that that hair!! He HAD a hat on =).Claire was not too sure of them singing to her =)...In her bday pjs, off to bed!! Kiss from Claire to everyone that came to her party and made it so much fun...thanks for the great presents too!! =)

16 comments:

morewineplease said...

She is so sassy and cute! I love it all! Good job mamma!

Maggie said...

Oh Rachel, what an AWESOME party!!! That ornament thing is so cool - do they put them on their trees at Christmas? You are SO creative!! All the pics were great, LOVED the cake and her outfit and all the party decorations!! You did a fab job as always!!

You know what, Red Robin is ALSO Natalie's fav place to eat. They have so much in common. LOL

Love the pink guitar - she is officially a ROCK STAR now!!!

The last picture is the sweetest thing ever!! What a sweetheart!!

Kristy said...

Looks like that was lots of fun!!
Like, Maggie... I love the last one!

Brittney said...

Looks like fun! So sorry we couldn't make it out...I should have just come by myself!!!! Claire looks adorable and BIG!!! I can't believe she is already 5!

The Heckathorns said...

I love Owen's Kingpin shirt! LOL! He dresses like a little man! (well, so do my boys...I love it!) :) That hot pink guitar is AWESOME! I want one just b/c it's pink! ;)

Hollie said...

love the mulit-colored tutu and love the b-day tree idea!

~Mrs. Guru~ said...

She is so cute!! Such great pictures!!

Lane said...

I still can't believe she is already 5!! Rachel, the party turned out awesome! The decorations were awesome, of course! ;) And it was so much fun being able to go bowling at a kids party! :)
Claire you are such a sweetheart and we love you so much and are so proud of what a wonderful little girl you are. You looked adorable at your party...such a big girl. And I will never forget you coming up to me and asking me if I needed a drink...quite the little hostess! We love you Claire!! :)

Brandi said...

Aww Rachel the party looked great!! You have such adorable kids! I love O's shirt! That's awesome!

What a beautiful family!

Brown Four...Never a Dull Moment said...

Claire's party rocked! Clayton and Caiden can't stop talking about it! They had a great time. I'm soooo glad Claire liked her gift. See you tonight!

Tara Gibson said...

that party was so much fun and Claire had a ball! She is the prettiest girl EVER! : ) Owen is just too cute for words and I will never forget him yelling " I DID IT" after rolling that bowling ball! haha.

IAN AND ALYSSA said...

What a fun party! Claire is such a blessed girl!! Great job, Mama!

Carolyn said...

She is adorable! That cake and the ornament tree is so cool, and with her birthday being so close to Christmas that is so creative Rachel!

Sara Rose Tutus said...

Awww how cute is she! I love the pics! Can I use a few on my site?

Jessica said...

LOVE THE KISS FROM CLAIRE!!!! I want to come over and play the new game. Denny's out of town all week. We need to do lunch and/or dinner. I also have a huge favor to ask of you. We'll talk later. When is KQ?

AmyT said...

too too cute! love theme parties - what a great idea with the ornaments!!! she looks SO cute!