I had two birthdays in March and Katie's was first. We went back and forth with what she wanted to do and finally decided on a princess party but we had boys coming as well so we found an invite that included knights as well. Here are just a few of the things that every princess needs at her party.
Hear Ye, Hear Ye,By order of the King and Queen:
Prince James is cordially invited to the Castle to celebrate Princess Katie’s 5th birthday!!! The royal celebration will begin at 2:00 in the afternoon on the 1st of March 2011 (Tues.).
The King asked that you come dressed as your favorite princess or knight in your most royal attire. Upon your carriage's arrival, princesses will be greeted with royal wands and gems. Princes will be given royal swords for bravery.
The royal cook has prepared a feast of goodies for the celebration. There shall also be festivities including a royal ball (musical chairs), games, and crafts and fun for all.... the excitement will heighten during the defeat of the royal piñata.
Have your carriage arrive for you at 4:00 in the afternoon when the celebration commences. Please RSVP with the Queen Mom at xxx-xxx-xxxx if you plan to attend this royal gala...The castle needs to plan for your arrival. This is a magical celebration not to be missed!
I decorated one of our larger chairs to serve as the gift opening center. Katie and the gift-giver were able to sit in the throne together as everyone watched as she opened the gift.
We didn't want to leave anyone out so it ended up being a TON of kids.
Luckily my sister and sis-in-law were willing to help. Thanks for making the long trek up to my house. I owe you big time.
Happy Birthday Katie!