I thought it was time to share her birthday invitation from this year :-)
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Here is a sneak peek at Raya's birthday shirt I made her---still have plans to make a yellow and white chevron skirt to match :-)
And just for fun, here is Raya's invite from her 2nd birthday---she's grown so much!
As far a celebrations, she's got quite the line up! First, on the 17th my mom and I are taking my girls and Sawyer and Harper to the Playstation--which is like a big indoor play thing for kids. They've never been there so it should be fun! Then on the 18th, her actual birthday, I have a quick birthday shirt I whipped up for her to wear (nothing fancy---using leftovers in my stash haha)
I don't know yet what we'll do during the day on the 18th (we don't have to watch Finn that day, so I think we'll go play somewhere and stop for icecream maybe) ....and then that night Raya is being surprised with her new bike!
Saturday the 19th is Raya's party then! It's going to be small with just a handful of people, so I'm not going crazy on the party planning. But we're grilling out dinner and having sunshine cupcakes (I'm making them) and then she'll get her dollhouse which I know is going to be a huge hit!
Then Monday the 21st I'm arranging a park playdate for her "friends"....since I feel kinda bad her actual birthday party is so small (it's hard at this age because our family isn't very big, and to just invite tons of friends always comes off feeling like a gift grab to me....so I thought this way I can still tell Raya she'll be seeing all of her "friends" later. Thankfully she doesn't get to particular about who her friends are LOL....she just likes other kids!) So that Monday, weather pending, I'm trying to get all my SAHM friends to the local park for a playdate and picnic, which should be fun. We haven't gotten together with that group since way back at Valentines day I think!
Whew---she's got lots of fun in store doesn't she?! :-)
(And on a sidenote, my big girl has her preschool open house tonight---eek! I'll be sure to fill ya all in on how that goes haha. )
To end, here are some photos from Tuesday that I never got around to sharing yet. The lighting was bad that day, so the quality isn't the greatest---but the girls were being cute none the less