Saturday, March 21, 2009

Ella's 3rd Birthday Party!!

Last month, Ella turned 3, and as you all know, on the morning of her big birthday party she woke up with a stomach bug. It was so sad. We had to call all of her friends and cancel.

So, we rescheduled the party for this morning and it was wonderful!!! We had a great time!

The Birthday Girl!

Photo taken by Amber Burger!

Ella & Laney!






Little Gabe and Jacob! They are barely 1 year old, but were able to figure out how to climb half way up. I was amazed.


Sweet Ava!


I loved this moment. When Titus got to the party, he was so excited to give Ella her gift he ran up the playground chasing Ella with the present! It was so cute.


Ella at the top.


Silly Daddy.








Jared at the top with the kids!


He so sweetly slid down with Ella.


The bottom of the slide was often the gathering place for all the kids!




Me & Laney!




The My Little Pony cake my Mother-on-law made for the party last month was froze for the party this month. Thankfully, it unfroze perfectly! It still looked and tasted great!






Another amazing photo by Amber Burger!








I love how kids always want to help the birthday kid open their presents!


Ella so excited about her presents!!




Ella & Titus!


It was such a fun day!! Thanks again to all of our friends for being so great and flexible. We are so blessed. Y'all made this 3 year old's day.


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12 comments:

Holly said...

The pic of you and Ella in front of the table and capri sun was the BEST picture!! It made me exclaim and smile!

So glad you are back and rested and that your girl had a wonderful birthday party. I surely was praying for you.

Tell Ella that Sydney said HI! She likes to look at Ella's picture and say her name.

Lindsee Lou said...

Looked like such a fun party. What a relief that the cake not only looked fabulous, but tasted great, too! And really, who doesn't love having an extended birthday?! Y'all are adorable. Happy (Late) Birthday, Miss 3 year old Ella!

MamaCass said...

The party looks awesome Janelle and Ella looks like she is having a wonderful time. Sorry we couldn't make it. =( I can't wait to see your pictures from Honduras.

wetherell said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELLA!!!!!!! You are such a DOLL!

Sunni at The Flying Mum said...

Loved the party! Ava had a blast! Ella is so pretty and lovely at 3!

Smith Family said...

Loved the My Little Pony Cake... classic! Looks like you guys had a marvelous time and I can't believe that Ella is 3! -(Campbell said he wants a cupcake! LOL!) HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sweet Ella!
~Smiths

Kelli said...

I am so glad that the cake unfroze beautifully!! It looks like Ella had a blast at her birthday!

Expressing Herself said...

I'm so glad she was able to reschedule her party! I'm so sorry she was sick. It looks like she had a ball! I am loving watching her grow! Thanks for sharing your life with us!

Ang baylis said...

Oops, that was my other blog! Sorry! It's Angie!
xoxo

Shelly said...

Oh my word :( I've been so far removed from blogville for like a year, and here I am, in shock over how much your little one has grown!! And of course ever so more adorable and beautiful!

And PS - the My Little Pony cake...if only I'd had such an idea for my younger years of birthday. Fabulous I tell you...just fabulous!

Matt, Andrea, and Luke said...

looks like such a fun time! where did all this fun happen? you find the neatest things to do. ;)

Helen said...

Those are great pics! Looks like all the kiddos had a blast. Where on earth was the party? Looks like such a fun place!