Monday, April 18, 2011

Ava's Almost 5th Birthday

Ava's birthday was a huge success and on a good note for me-pretty stress-less.
We had a great number of kids about 11 and they were all fantastic. She has some really good friends.
This was a perfect age as she was excited and grateful for each gift no matter how big or small.
Ryan Family Amusements also did a terrific job. The employee helped 2 parties just enough that we had our own party but she lead us thru the time schedule we needed to fit into.
The kids started out with some bowling and as some guests came late we were able to just add them to a team. They lasted about 45 minutes before myself and and another boy were playing for about 4 kids who had had enough.

Perfect because just as they were dropping out of bowling it was time for Ava to get into the ticket booth. I didn't even know she was going to be able to do this. How Funny. They put goggles on her and started the fan which blew tickets all over the place and she had to catch as many as she could. I almost wish I had video of it but I was actually having too much fun to take a ton of photos.

Next he hit the birthday room for cake and presents. They all did excellent and she got a wide variety of gifts from Spiderman to Tangled Barbie stuff which is exactly what she is interested in. She also got a dress picked out by her "friend" Sam from preschool. He was sure to tell me to look at the flowers on it. Good Work Ava, you always want to find a boy who likes to buy you pretty dresses.:)

She is busy today with a ton of bubbles and I have already lost at a game of Spiderman Chutes and Ladders.
Thank You to everyone who came and might be reading.
This is what my ride home was like:

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Race Results

09/07/07 Main Street Mile 11:44
05/18/08 YPD 5k 52:57 17:05
06/14/08 Walpole Village 5K 35:27 11:26
06/21/08 Mashpee Fun Run 34:21 11:05
07/19/08 Mashpee Woodlands 36.49 11:52
08/10/08 Falmouth Road Race 1:29:31
08/25/08 Women Running Wild 35:40 11:30
10/25/08 Mashpee Firefighters 37:47 12:10
05/02/09 Cape Abilities 5K 34:59 11:17
05/17/09 YPD 5K 36:41 11:50
08/09/09 Falmouth Road Race 7mi 1:37
10/31/09 Mashpee Firefighters 5K 37:15 12:00
09/11/11 Main Street Mile 12:31
10/29/11 Screech to the Beach 5K 39.13 12:20
08/12/12 Falmouth Road Race 1:34:24 13:29
05/18/14 YPD 5k 44.25 14:17
06/1/14 June Jog 4mi 1:04 16:00
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:42:04 14:35
09/27/14 Girly Girl 5K 37:24 12:02
10/26/14 Pell Bridge Run 4mi 48:41 12:10
11/27/14 Turkey Trot in VA 5K 35:22 11:23
12/06/14 Jingle Jog 5K 34:42 11:11
03/29/15 Thomas Guinta Memorial 5K 34:14 11:03
04/19/15 St. Margaret's 5K 31:11 10:21
05/17/15 YPD Blues 5K 34:58 11:17
06/07/15 Newport 10 Miler 1:56:09 11:36
06/20/15 Mackenzie's 5K 33:55 10:54
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:33:51 13:24
10/31/15 Screech at the Beach 36:19 11:40