Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Birthday, Part One

It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that to kick my butt into high gear to finally tackle the half finished projects in the house, there needs to be a very definite deadline to get things done.

So I threw a party.

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Isabel is turning five this year.

And since the big party will be in Malaysia this year, I had a small one earlier at the house.

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And invited some of her closest friends from her daycare whom she has not seen much of since starting kindergarten this fall

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It makes the heart warm to see all of them together again
And something to note, almost 5 years olds are VERY noisy when they reunite.
Especially when they are all girls.

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All in all, it was fun.

The guest list was small enough for me to have time to pay attention to the presentation details and DIY crafts and decorations that I have seen on the web and thought, "Oh, that is such a fantastic idea!"

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The study/library worked exactly as I envisioned it when I was planned the room -- it was perfect for hosting a sit-down meal. 

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2014 resolution: If my friends and family lived close by, I am sure that it would be a frequent occurrence, but I need to break out of my comfort zone and invite people over for meals (although I may want to leave the actual food cooking to the experts!)

1 comment:

Jenny said...

Very pretty and impressive layout !so you didn't use the basement?