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A Party Fit for a 5 Year Old Princess

 This year Gabby designed and planned her entire birthday party.  She planned the games, chose all of the decorations, and even designed and helped her (dye free) birthday cake. I must say, it was an exceptionally fun birthday because Gabby's eyes lit up as she watched her birthday come together.  She even insisted on where her birthday signs be hung.  The whole process was adorable and I must say she is quite the party decorator!
 We had an early birthday celebration with Nanny and Corbin, but she surprised us by supplying these beautiful princess cookies for the party! All of the girls loved them.  They were quite impressive!
 Gabby chose and placed the cake toppers.  It was a pink ombre cake on the inside (but you could hardly tell).  There were only about 3 slices left so I guess it was tasty even though it may have been a little lopsided.

 Grandma supplied the birthday favors, which included this bag, a crown, and a zipper pull.  Gabby insisted she needed a bag as well.
 The day of the party it was quite rainy, but that didn't stop Papa from helping the flamingos fly in again to surprise Gabby and her guests.
Daddy made an Olaf box to shoot a bow and arrow like Merdia from Brave and also to throw snowballs in.  

Gabby and her twin, Elsa

Gabby insisted on this pose and said she was running away from Anna so she didn't freeze her.  She couldn't get too close.

The gifts were highly interesting for all

Listening to a Frozen story being read to the girls by the surprise....

Surprise! Elsa stopped by to greet all of the princesses!!

Intently singing with Elsa

Blakeleigh enjoying the festivities

All of the girls at the party (the two boys chose to opt out of this one)

Gabby's BFF Abby

Elsa lead all of the friends singing "Happy Birthday!"

She really made the party magical and has an amazing voice.  Ayala was probably her biggest fan!

The girls decided they had to all help Elsa carry her train, so they had an impromptu parade

Gabby insisted on a photo with her new bunny.  Just look at those curls!

It was a wonderful party.  We want to thank everyone for coming.  Gabby and her friends seemed to enjoy the games: Little Mermaid sack races, snowball fight like Anna and Elsa (I think that was the favorite activity), shooting the bow at Olaf.  It was a wonderful and memorable party!!


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