Monday, December 19, 2016

Winter Wonderland | Harper's 1st Birthday

Can we take a second and relish in the fact that I - me - has a one year old.
I mean REALLY.
They say time flies when you're having fun, which is true - but I'm also sure time flies when you're flying by the seat of your pants on a daily basis trying to figure this whole parenting thing out.
I went back and forth so much about Harper's theme for her party.
And actually - I was completely against the Winter Wonderland concept because I felt like it was too seasonal. With a December birthday - it's hard around Christmas anyway - so I was trying to avoid it.
But you know, when Hobby Lobby has those 50% off sales on winter decor, you stop worrying about being that basic parent and start being a thrifty parent.
So. Winter Wonderland theme it was.
And honestly - I loved how it turned it.
After all, the girl is only one and will never remember this day to begin with. 
It was cute and fun and since it was the week before Christmas, it was fitting with all our Christmas decorations in the house anyway.
Harper was too funny - she really could have cared less who was there (we kept it small) - she really only noticed everybody when we all sang 'happy birthday' - twice (because my grandmother missed the first one). Pretty sure the song was her favorite part of the whole day. Presents, she could have cared less about. Funny how that works... :)
Everybody who came was so sweet and kind for taking time to celebrate our sweet girl and her big milestone. We loved having everybody with us, especially our little one year old Harpie.

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