To start the party off, we got the kids up to the table and they each got to decorate their own Candy Apple
Grammee helping with the Candy Apples
Ryan decorating her Candy Apple
Kassidy designing her Candy Apple
Ally and her Mom dipping in Caramel
Zach and Ryan all pumped up
Jack and his Mom getting started
Logan dipping his apple into the caramel sauce
Auntie Sue helping out Kassidy and Ally with the Candy Apples
The kids making their candy apples
Hmmmmmmmmmm what should we put on our apples?
Lisa helping the boys decorate their apples
Abby and Ryan
Katelyn standing with her Mom
After we decorated the Candy Apples it was time for a scavenger hunt. Chrissy and I had hidden buckets of treats through out the house and the kids had to go find them to fill up their loot bags.
Here I am giving instructions to the kids
The mob heading downstairs to look for loot
Chrissy helping the kids out
The boys checking out their Loot. Jack, Zach and Logan
The mob found another bucket full of treats
Lisa helping the kids fill up their loot bags
Searching for more loot
Jack found one! "Everyone over here"
Abby showing off some of the treats she found on the scavenger hunt
After the scavenger hunt we lined the kids up and let them take turns taking big swings at a princess pinata.
Chrissy giving "safety" instructions to the kids before they take their swings
Abby was first to go and she took a couple of big swings with her Mum's help
Logan's turn to take a mighty swing
Kassidy hit the pinata hard!
Ally swinging hard
Jack with a mighty swing
Ryan's turn to take a whack
Zach swinging hard at the pinata
Ryan with a big swing
Each kid with a ribbon.
Ok, no one was strong enough to bust open the pinata so we all take a ribbon and PULL!
A mad scramble for the candy after the pinata was broken open
And of course the kids scatter and collect all the goodies
After we were done laying a beating on the pinata we got back up to the table and each kid was able to decorate their own cupcake.
All the kids sitting patiently waiting to decorate cupcakes
Time to decorate cupcakes
Josh decorating his cupcake
Sue helping Ally with her cupcake
Watch out Jack! I think your dad is eyeing your cupcake!
Uncle Mike helping Logan decorate his cupcake
Kassidy working on her cupcake
Jack and his dad decorating a cupcake
Abby and Josh decorating their cupcakes
Ally making the perfect cupcake
"When do I get to eat this thing?"
After the kids decorated their personal cupcake Chrissy brought out Abby's cake and we all sang Happy Birthday to her!
Abby checking out her Princess Cake
Abby blowing out the candles
The candles all blown out
After the candles were all blown out the kids were able to eat the cupcakes they had made
Abby excited to eat the cupcake she made
Jack chowing down
Abby and Josh
Abby being silly showing Uncle Mike (taking the pictures) the food in her mouth
Zach goofing off while eating his cupcake
Ally taking a big bite of cupcake
Big Zach chowing down on his cupcake
After the kids ate cupcakes they watched/helped Abby open up her presents
Katelyn watching the kids
The kids sitting so well while watching Abby open the presents they brought for her. What a GREAT group of kids. They were so well behaved and helped make this such a great day for Abby!
Abby opening more gifts.
Luke watching the kids
Abby opening a gift from Jack
Big Hugs for Logan
Opening up a gift from Ryan
Hugs for her buddy Ryan
The party was awesome. I think all the kids had a great time and Abby had a blast. She was spoiled by all her family and friends. Thanks to everyone who came. You made it a truly memberable day for Abby!