Maebh’s First Birthday Party – It Was A Hoot!

Today the snow melted and the sun was shinning and lots of friends joined us to celebrate Maebh’s first birthday.  Unfortunately a bunch were sick and couldn’t come, but it was a lot of fun with those who did make it.

We did an Owl themed party, which turned out to be a HOOT! 😉

Here are tons of photos of the big party and a video.  On her actual birthday we will probably give her an ice cream treat.

Maebh’s own little cake to eat.
Soren helping blow out the candles. 
Maebh getting excited.
The birthday girl with her #1 Crown – Thanks Lise!
Kisses from Mama! 
Delicious!
Digging in!
Yummy Carrot Cake & Cream Cheese frosting!\
Delicious!
More yummy cake!
The four of us & of course, Soren won’t sit still.  So last resort is to hang him upside down.
Almost cake time. 
Us again!
Soren eyeballing the cupcakes.
Soren and the kids in the backyard.
Bubble time. 
Surprise we have a few crocuses!  
A few of the kids having pizza. 
The kids being silly. 
Soren playing with Maebh.
Fun with The Wiggles Car. 
Almost cake time. 
Jonah pulling Soren. 

Birthday girl again getting moving.
Why not, they can just set up a playdough section.
Soren found a friend to eye the treats with. 
Carrot cake & cream cheese owl cupcakes. 
Chocolate Owl Cupcakes
Little goody bags filled with stuff.

Author: Stars Stripes and Mayonnaise

I am an American currently living in the Netherlands. I enjoy snapping photos and blogging along the way about our family’s journey as we moved from USA to the UK for a couple years then onto Ireland for three & half years and now in our next adventure in the Netherlands where the kids and are are learning Dutch. As you can probably tell by the name of the blog “Stars, Stripes & Mayonnaise” our family is half American & half Dutch and if you know one thing about the Dutch is that they LOVE their mayonnaise! I seen ’em do it man, they fuckin‘ drown ’em in it. When I started this blog way when it was to capturing memories of our family – essentially a journal of our family adventures, their love of mayonnaise, my love of photography, D.I.Y., crafting, sea glass hunting and exploring with our two amazing kids.

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