Sunday, October 16, 2011

Charlie's 3rd Birthday Party!


My baby turned 3 this weekend!
We had a small party on Saturday to celebrate.
It was quite possibly the most gorgeous day of the year.
The sky couldn't have been a bluer blue.
Charlie started the day saying he didn't want to go to his party, because his friends are scary.
Have I ever mentioned how hard I think age 3 can be with boys??
I think he was confusing his party and Halloween since lately he's been a bit afraid of some of Andrew's more ghoulish Halloween decor.
But as soon as I started decorating, he came out in his jammies, navy Toms, and his birthday hat from preschool saying he wanted to play.

It was a good day!





















21 comments :

  1. Tessa, I love all of your details! The cupcakes, the masks, the lunches, the party hats, and table. Everything is so charming and adorable. Looks and sounds like the perfect day! I really like your outfit too!

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  2. This is soooooo sweet, love all the wonderful details, you can see lots of love was put into the planning, the party hats are so adorable, the masks, the whole thing..the adorable kids look like they had a ball!

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  3. So sweet. So glad Charlie decided to join the party--looks like a glorious day, and you look lovely!

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  4. What a cute party! And I love your dress!!! Do tell where you got it from! We have a birthday coming up next week, still not sure what we're doing, oops!

    Meg

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  5. What a pefect party!!! I bet your Charlie loved every minute of it! Don't you just love planning their parties? In some ways, I think I was supposed to be a party planner. Loved the family picture!!!

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  6. You are birthday party queen! Love all the details. And YES three year old boys are a little wonky like that :) Bennett does the same kind of stuff. But they always come around. Happy birthday Charlie!

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  7. Absolutely precious! All your party ideas are wonderful and your photographs too! I love the one of him looking up and sipping through the straw. And I'm with Megan above, do tell where you found the cute dress please!

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  8. I love that you had such a wonderful celebration and all the party masks were adorable. You have such a sweet family. It looks like you are super party creative:)

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  9. This looks like such a fun party on an absolutely perfect day. I love Holly's birthday parties for her sons and yours remind me of hers. You girls know how to celebrate :)
    Non-party related...love your dress, tights and boots.

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  10. tessa I love the party ideas you use . You have a great looking family.Hope you all have a great week

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  11. Tessa this is soooo precious. Hope you can share some more details; what you bought, made, from where, what were in the adorable lunch baskets? etc, etc. Are the kids chairs from PB? And like everyone else apparently....share about your darling outfit too:) LOVE.THIS.PARTY!!!!!

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  12. anonoymous above is me...amanda at ww.baby-makes5.blogspot.com - for some reason I cant post w/ my google ID :)

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  13. are you the mom of the year or what?!? love it all! so perfect! plus, you look gorg!!! xx.

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  14. Happy birthday to Charlie! What a great party - I could use some pointers from you! I'm sure everyone had such fun. BTW, love your sweater dress!

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  15. Happy birthday to your sweet baby! What a precious party and gorgeous family photos!

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  16. mmmwah to all of you!! bloggers have to be among the nicest people. thank you! i'll do a follow up post with sources for the party items since there were some questions. as for my dress...i bought it at a local store, "Camargo Trading Company" the brand name is "Theme". Their website is http://www.camargotradingcompany.com/ I'm not sure what they sell online. It is a home accessories/gift shop with a small clothing boutique upstairs. xo, Tessa

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  17. BOOTS....what brand are yours?

    I'm looking for the perfect pair. :)

    love the dress and all the party stuff!!!

    you outdid yourself!!

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  18. Tessa, You did Garnish proud girl! The lunch boxes are beyond adorable as is your family. So happy that Garnish could be part of such a beautiful moment.

    Garnish + Enjoy,

    - Suzanne

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  19. hi tara - the boots are from DSW. (not on their website) the brand is audrey brooke. i love them! and they weren't outrageously priced either.

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  20. That is the sweetest party ... I absolutely love it. Such wonderful details!

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  21. Oh, wow. What am I looking at? That most adorable party ever?! You really outdid yourself. It looks straight out of a magazine...the decor, the details, the weather, the cutest family. I think you've missed your calling as a party planner. Wait...did I say that before w/ the last party? Truly amazing!

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