anyone who lives in BC knows that having a kids party outdoors in october is bordering on insanity, but this fall has been gorgeous and aya insisted on having her 7th birthday party in the forest. we rented a little shelter to decorate, pitched a tipi and the kids basically entertained themselves playing at the park and climbing trees. here’s ayas 7th birthday party outside in the forest! ^^^tickles! ^^^charlies face, he adores ayas friends. ^^^the cutest little party guests. ^^^i spent a fair amount of time chasing/ wrangling this guy when i should have been hosting. ^^^until he tired himself out. ^^^tediously opening gifts and reading every single card. ^^^above right: this is how charlie felt about the party being over.
a huge thanks to the friends who helped me decorate and prep, i had a broken thumb in a cast at the time which made tasks that are normally easy incredibly difficult. ex: tying strings, blowing up balloons, and pretty much everything, so thanks guys!
and happiest of birthdays to the sweetest, awesomest, most amazing SEVEN year old i know!