Having kids means re-discovering your own childhood at times. One of the many things we have “re-tried” with our kids this years has been roller skating. Ella was hooked. Miles was pretty happy about it too. But Ella was so smitten, she was sure she wanted her next birthday to be a roller skating party.
Here she is with her schoolmate buddy: (yes they are the same age)
Cupcakes? No problem, we can fit 7 candles on a cupcake! And look, theirs plenty of room left.
The girl of honor.
The opening of the presents.
Ella’s Uncle John and “Almost” Aunt Kris surprised Ella by showing up to skate. (Sorry no pictures of that here).
Next up was the family party at home. Lots of family, pizza, gifts and fun!
Great “action” shot of Ella and Miles with Grandma and Grandpa Whiteaker.
Goofing around with Uncle John and Kris.
Mom gets a little time with the birthday girl!
And her brother. (I’m giving him a shoulder rub)
Ella and my dad.
Miles and his Babi.
Kids with Uncle Scott and Jen.
Miles, again goofing around with Grandpa and Grandma.