I think we lost our marbles when we agreed to a rock and roll music party for Toby's 7th birthday!
It was all his idea. Right down to the band, the cake design, and the drumstick favours. I've created a monster!!
A party monster!
You know I love it, tho ;) I'm a complete sucker for party planning. I love all the little details, and the fact that I don't have a lot of extra time in the day makes things just all the more interesting!
We rented a little hall for this party, and it worked out perfectly. There was a stage for the band, and lots of room for the musicians to go wild!
And let me tell you,,,,they partied hard. The band rocked out to a variety of tunes.....ok...mostly "Sweet Child of Mine" (Toby's current favourite song to drum to!) :) And it was LOUD!! eek. My ears are still ringing.
But seeing the looks on their little faces as they sang/drummed/played/danced their hearts out was worth it!
sigh...I tried to make Toby's cake dreams come true. Thankfully, small boys don't notice things like bulging/collapsing fondant ;) What I got was "Oh MAMA!! You did SO well!! It's the AWESOMEST CAKE EVER!!" :)
We had some fun in the dark with glow sticks (during intermission)
A HUGE thank you to everyone who came to party with our little man! And to everyone who helped with the music equipment (yes...there was real music equipment on the stage! Us "grown ups" enjoyed a little jam session after the party as well!) and cleaning up afterwards! (you know who you are) :)
I can't believe our Toby boy is 7. Somehow that just seems pretty big. Several times during the party he ran up to me just to say "This is the BEST PARTY EVERRRR!" :)
And that's why we do it!