Last night I had to go to Dollar General so I let my daughter pick out a mylar balloon. This morning, she said, “Close your eyes.” Then she put her hands over my eyes, took her hands away, said, “Happy Surprise Day!” And gave me the balloon. She did this several dozen times throughout the day.
Later on, my husband took her to the grocery store where they had a display cake that was a fairy princess castle. She wanted that princess cake sooooo bad. She even came home and told me about it. Then she said she wanted a princess party. Her birthday isn’t until September. I thought, what the heck? Let’s have a princess party just because it’s Monday!
I went back to the store to get some princess cupcakes but they didn’t have any. So I just got the birthday cupcakes and made my own cupcake picks using my Cricut and some sequins. Ordinarily, I would make the cupcakes myself but this was very last minute.
I went to Dollar General and got some princess party hats, napkins, and party favors (the things you blow and the paper rolls out – what are those called anyway?).
While Hurricane was taking her nap, I set the table with a purple tablecloth, my vintage appetizer plates and cups, and put out a flower arrangement I had made for Easter.
When she woke up, she went into the kitchen and saw her princess party and said, “Wow! My own princess party!” While I was making the spaghetti (princesses eat spaghetti, right?), she said, “Me love this party! Thanks, Mom!” Then she said, “You’re the best mom ever!” Awwwww. Just to hear that, I’d make a princess party every day!
Her dad was working and it was kind of short notice to invite any of her friends, so it was just the 2 of us. That’s okay because I think she’s a pretty special dinner partner!
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