Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Superheroes!

We hosted Bart's first " friends" birthday party with a Superheroes theme. Fastest two hours of my life.

The gang getting their Superhero names. You can see Maggie waiting very patiently.

Finally named. She was Super Macro and her super power was that she could make everything big.

Bart blowing out the candles on his Superman cake.

A better look at the cake, because I even impressed myself with this one!



A little better look at the capes. I made 13 custom capes for the kids.

They made their own masks and power bracelets (I cut out the shapes and they applied glitter and star stickers).

The big difference between girl toys and boy toys: girl toys are made in pastel colours and have millions of itty bitty parts. Boy toys are made in primary colours and make a lot of noise.

23 comments:

Beck said...

WAIT. You made THIRTEEN CUSTOM CAPES? You are AWESOME.

Beck said...

WAIT. You made THIRTEEN CUSTOM CAPES? You are AWESOME.

Jess said...

Your kids are SO CUTE IT KILLS ME EVERY TIME I SEE THEM BECAUSE OH THE CUTENESS.

Happy birthday to Bart!

Misty said...

Oh my GOD. The CAPES! Look! oh, I love love love them. And they made their own masks and bracelets!?! You are a genius. So glad it went well.

Maybe custom making costumes is the way to get children to a birthday party...hmmm.

Jealous! I want a cape! Zooooommmm!

Welcome to our World said...

SUPER MOM!!! The cake, the capes, you rock! Also I agree I want a cape and I think all moms should have one ;)

Love the party shots - thanks for sharing!

Saly said...

That is so cool!! I love the cake! The capes!!! And I always love a good Maggie photo--I think it's because she reminds me of the spitfire that is Lucy.

JMC said...

The cake is AMAZING! And 13 capes? That you MADE?!? You are SuperMOM.

Nowheymama said...

I LOVE the idea of a Superhero party where everyone is their own hero.

The cake!
The capes!

Awesome.

Chantal said...

Cake = adorable
Capes = YOU ROCK. What a wonderful idea
YOU = Awesome Mom, I am sure he will remember this for ever!

gmcountrymama said...

That is such a great party idea. I showed the pics to my 4 year old son and he loves them, but he still wants a SpongeBob party. Maybe next year.

artemisia said...

Happy Birthday! What a fun party - I kind of want a grown up one. Hmm...

You did a great job making those capes and the cake. That must have taken a lot of time. I am sure Bart will remember this as one of his favorites for years to come!

Tessie said...

Really, that cake is AWESOME! Wow.

And Maggie looks so grown up!

shay said...

You officially rock! Custom capes? Superhero names? an awesome cake? you are a super hero yourself!

Oh and you have the toy thing exactly right. lolI

Mighty Morphin' Mama said...

Wow, you rock mama. The capes are gorgeous!

Pickles & Dimes said...

That is a fabulous birthday party. Personalized superhero names? Capes? That cake?

ALL AWESOME.

(And I love Maggie's pose in that first pic.)

You deserve one of these: a superhero necklace.

CP said...

Macro Girl? Handmade cake AND capes? You ARE Mother of The Year!

desperate housewife said...

Those capes and that cake are fantastic. Can you be MY mom?

Mandy said...

seriously THIS makes you mom of the year --- that is VERY COOL all of it even the names and the super powers!!!!

Land of Bean said...

Can I come to the next party and be Super Micro so I can make my thighs smaller?

I'm completely awed by the work you put into this party. Your kids are SUPER lucky to have such a great mom!

Family Adventure said...

That last paragraph sums it up perfectly. Great party - way to go, mom!

Heidi :)

Marie Green said...

Wow, what a great party. You had some great ideas: the names, superpowers, the masks and bracelets. THE CAKE. THE CAPES.

Wow.

Happy Birthday, Bart!

Laural Dawn said...

Wow!
You're amazing.
So, what are you doing next April when my son turns 5?
Seriously, that cake is awesome :)

Erin said...

Wow. I LOVE the capes! I am so totally impressed.

I linked to you from Semi-Desperate Housewife. I love your blog. It is so reassurring to me (and awe-inspiring) to see a working mom with THREE kids, and you seem like you have a handle on everything. I will definitely be coming back.