Here she is in the morning after opening a gift her brother painted for her. She loved it! It was so touching last month when he decided to paint a gift for his sister when I took him out painting for his birthday. I love how my children truly love each other! Makes a mom proud!
Melody's grandma took her out for lunch and shopping for a birthday gift, and during that time, I prepared for her party that she would have later that evening with her friends/cousins. She wanted a picnic-themed party, so we chose a perfect picnic menu....
|raspberry jam roll-ups|
|and then throw in some cucumbers and chips for the perfect picnic menu!|
|and of course, who could forget the ants crawling all over the food!|
Ariel helped fill and decorate the treat bags, while her sister was away with grandma....
In the evening was Melody's birthday party with friends/cousins. The food was a great hit and I loved how dainty the girls were with the kabob sticks. They all passed them down to me after the fruit was gone. I know for a fact that the boys would have been swinging theirs around like swords - lol! After cake and opening the gifts, they played a few picnic games... "Find the Ant" and "Melody's Alphabet Picnic Menu" and a "Fill the Picnic Basket Relay Race". It was a great night and a lovely 7th birthday for our dear Melody!
Oh yeah, one more picture to share - Melody with her Aunt, who also shares the same birthday!!