This past Saturday was our precious firstborn’s birthday. The last time his birthday fell on a Saturday was his actual BIRTH day. The day he came out! You can read all about that HERE. What was the theme this year? Why only one of his favorite things to do, tae kwon do! Gav started taking tae kwon do last summer and immediately loved it. His masters are so encouraging yet firm and he thrives under that sort of discipline. This practice has been so good for him and lucky us, they throw birthday parties! We knew this would be perfect. We literally had this party booked in November.
Low and behold, time got away from me and I rushed to get the invites to his class mates and some of our outside school friends. I tell ya, I love me a Pinterest party. You KNOW I love a Pinterest party! (See Gav’s construction birthday and Ro’s lumberjack bash) But there is something very liberating about only doing a few details and just letting go of the rest. So basically all I did was stick with a red and black color scheme, made some super simple black belt treat bags, and got creative with his cake topper. (Want a custom cake topper for your little? They’re available in my shop!)
Gav had so much fun taking class with his friends and showing off his crazy awesome skills. Just watching him smile made my heart happy.
The kids had so much fun running around, as you can see in the pics, and the looks on their parents’ faces were priceless. They said something to the effect of, “My kid is going to be so worn out….thank you!”
But let’s not forget that he also got to be an honorary black belt for the day and cut his cake with a samurai sword. Yeah, you read that right, they gave my 5 year old a sword to hold. Highly supervised of course!
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to make Gav’s 5th birthday one to remember!