Monday, August 1, 2011

Here Ye! Here Ye!

I've said it before, but I'll say it again. Birthdays are a BIG DEAL!  Rio's party wasn't any exception. 

Remember the party idea that stemmed from the following conversation...

"Mom the small wooden sword is only twenty dollars," Rio pleaded.
"Only...twenty dollars? I can make you that sword for one dollar," I stated the obvious.

Well...after 4 months of planning, an 18 foot long table, 25 gold plates with lids, 25 goblets, 1 dragon pinata, 6 capes, 15 halos, 1 cake, 1 castle bounce house, 1 dragon bounce house, 20 medieval props, over 150 yards of fabric, and of course 24 wooden swords later... it all came to together.


 
The King and a few of his Royal Subjects

It was a party fit for a King! 

17 comments:

  1. thats awesome!!!! we do birthdays pretty big here also. last year it was Buzz Lightyear for my 5 year old and superheroes (complete with party favor capes x18) for the 3 year old. This year We are looking at LEGOs in november for my oldest, then pirates in April for the wee one.

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  2. It looks simply great! Well done!

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  3. Wow. Service fit for a king (size doesn't matter).

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  4. Now that's an awesome party! Way to go, mom.

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  5. Very impressive ... I'm so glad my kids don't read your blog cause I would be listing to them nag from dusk till dawn for a party as cool as this one

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  6. Oh my Gosh what a super wonderful party. Belated Happy Birthday wishes to Rio!

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  7. So cool! My son would love this. I'm stopping by from teh Cup of Joe Hop You can find me at Parent Palace

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  8. What an incredibly cool party! Your son will never forget this one I am sure. I bet you had a ball planning it as well.

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  9. Very cool. I agree that my 9 yr old Son would love this too!

    Congrats on being in the Spotlight on Cup of Joe. I am your newest follower.

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  10. Soooo cute!
    I'm a new follower from the blog hop! Nice to meet you! Hope you will hop by and visit my blog too!
    Have a great Thursday!
    nancy
    http://stylendecordeals.blogspot.com/

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  11. Wow! I love the medeivel outfits and the royal table. This is quite impressive! Am following you from the Cup of Joe blog hop, would love to see you at Dropped Stitches.

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  12. Hi! Just stopping by. Following you from Thursday Cup of Joe Blog Hop. Would love a visit and a follow back on my blog: http://blog.writerslairbooks.com. Thanks! By the way, we have a current giveaway for an IPAD 2 and a Kindle 3G. I would love for you to enter if you haven’t already! Nice to meet you.

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  13. Wow what a party! I'm impressed! I think the last time I went all out on a ultra themed party was when my oldest turned 3...so I'm impressed with anyone who keeps it going. I'm sure they had a great time!!

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  14. Nice! That's fantastic!

    *smiles pleasantly
    *eyeball starts to twitch as he holds back

    Ok, I'm sorry, I think it's Hear ye...

    *sigh of relief.

    Please, feel free to tell me to shove off. I had to get it out though...

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  15. No problem...I appreciate your comments.

    When I made Rio's royal invitations, and before I posted this, I did some research, and apparently it's up for debate. I went with "here" instead of "hear" because it was a summons to come to a place, not a summons for people to listen. So when posting the blog I used the same wording that was on the invites.

    I could still be wrong, though. Great find. I was surprised no one else asked about this.

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