Sunday, July 27, 2008

Zoo Birthday Party

We celebrated Jonathan's birthday this year with a party at the Louisville Zoo. At his day care, you are supposed to invite the whole class but the Zoo limits the party to 20 guests, including adults, so that was not an option. So we invited several of our friends and their children, making it a win-win situation as Bryan and I had people to play with, too :)

Here is the bulk of the lineup. There were nine children and it was very difficult to get them all into one picture. Or it was difficult for Cindy to get them all in one picture as she was gracious enough to honor us yet again with her picture taking prowess. Jonathan did not want to stand still for a picture, thus the stink pot look on this face.

I made the Pablo cake Jonathan wanted and it was a ton of work! So I sold the pan on Ebay for more than I paid for it. That made me quite happy.

As part of the party, you got to choose two animals to pet. We chose the box turtle and a hedgehog. For some reason, the hedgehog did not make it into any of the photos but the turtle was pretty cute, too:

The party ended with a train ride. The zoo train is one of Jonathan's favorite things in the whole world. Can't you tell by the last picture with him waiting for it to arrive??


Janice said...

That last photo is priceless!!!!!

Shana-Lynn said...

Love the last two pictures and LOVE your cake. Aubree loves Pablo.

Lara, the Neurotic Att'y said...

Pablo is Lily's favorite! She would be so jealous! Love the pictures, especially the last one!