Thursday, September 18, 2008

The Pirate Party

The Treasure Chest Cake

While we were in Disney World Lilypad Princess fell in love with Captain Jack Sparrow. When asked what kind of birthday party she wanted this year, she immediately chose a pirate party. So the planning began on a pirate party.

The weather decided to help us out, and instead of the showers they were predicting earlier in the week we had one last day of summer. We put out the tunnels (which fit the theme perfectly with the pirate ship), a kiddy pool, and filled the sandbox with gold coins for a treasure hunt. Uncle Dave created the perfect treasure chest cake. LP wore her beautiful party dress from Nana and ran and played with her friends all day.

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Thank you to all our friends and family who helped make it such a special day. Dad, Anne, Lauren, Eka, and Auntie Diane- thank you for all of the help with the set up and clean up. Nana and PopPop, you were especially missed.


Jumpin J's Mom said...

Ah man that looks like such a blast! We are very sorry we missed it but hopefully we'll see LP soon to give her the presents we got her!

lil ole' me..... said...

Can Uncle Dave make my next birthday cake too?
That is too cool!

Looks like y'all had a great time!

Buby + Bleu said...

you'll have to tell me how dave make that cake!! how did you keep it open to put the jewels in? was just the top edible or the bottom, too? i'm glad she had such fun at her party!!! tell your mom the dress is just gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

That cake is amazing!!!!

Lilypad Mom said...

The top and bottom were both edible. It was actually made of 3 cakes, one on the bottom and one cut in pieces in the middle to support the one on top.

Betseeee said...

I can't believe I missed this post. September was a blur to me and I am catching up now. What a fantastic party! And I love her dress so much. Happy belated birthday, beautiful princess!