Monday, April 30, 2012

The Good Pirate Jesse

He is a good pirate, super excited for his 4th birthday - a pirate party. 
Arrrrr Matey!

 He would only answer to the name Captain Hook for the day.

 Josie got into the theme and wore this hat almost the entire day!

 A good old fashioned treasure hunt in the backyard to include being attacked my cannonballs which they had to pop to find their next clue.

 Walking the plank included a trap - being attacked by silly string!

 Following the treasure map...the kids were not as skilled at this as I thought they would be.

 Nevertheless, the treasure was still found!

 Blowing out the candles on his pirate ship birthday cake. The food included peg legs, rubies and emeralds, doubloons, goldfish, pirate's booty, and shark's blood!

Happy 4th birthday Jesse! 

We had a great time planning this party which included more reunions...a family from Hawaii we hadn't seen in 2 years, a family from Ohio that moved here as well, and a new family from across the street.  Something we prayed for here was friends in the neighborhood for all the kids.  Jesse has become buddies with 2 little boys across the street.  They sit outside for hours playing with cars, riding bikes in the alley, and having nerf gun fights.  It brings tears to my eyes every time I watch them.  It was a joy to have them be part of Jesse's special day...a bash I feel would make any pirate captain very happy.

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