Charlee Turns Five!

It's not everyday your only GIRL turns FIVE!

Yes, we have had our share of birthdays this month! Charlee celebrated her 5th birthday and everyone should know that 5 is a MAGICAL number!!! Why?? Because she is now old enough to go to KINDERGARTEN!!! Hip, Hip, Hooray! But seriously....HOORAY! I love my little Charlee Boo so much. She has more energy in her pinkie than a whole group of five year olds! She is emotional, hysterical, silly, a cuddle monster and a beautiful little lady! I am so grateful I have a little girl who loves shoes, purses and clothes as much as I do. I couldn't have asked for anything more!

Charlee and I have been talking about her birthday for the last several months. We have been party planning, shopping (window shopping!!) and preparing for her 5th Birthday Carnival Bash! Yep, you read it right....A CARNIVAL! But first...the day of her birthday!

Everything was PINK and BLACK with Polk A Dots! Very cute and very girly!

Charlee getting ready to BLOW OUT THE CANDLE! Candle? Isn't she turning 5? Why yes she is, but her mother forgot to BUY candles and could only find ONE lonely leftover candle in the pantry....sorry baby girl! Your mama is somewhat forgetful in her old age!

Charlee was showered with many gifts on her birthday! She got a swimsuit, clothes, a movie, an Iraqi camel (STUFFED ANIMAL) from Daddy along with a makeup mirror, combs and lotion! I have never seen a child get so excited over a makeup mirror, but leave it to Charlee to be delighted! Charlee wanted to open her presents in the morning when she woke up. I let her open a few but saved the BIG ones for later in the evening. Grandma and Grandpa wanted to be here and I wanted to increase the level of SUSPENSE! She was about to die because she couldn't open ALL of them! So later, when Grandma and Grandpa came over for some cake and ice cream we opened the rest of the presents! She FINALLY got her PINK Nintendo DS and a few games...because she is now FIVE! Grandma and Grandpa gave her a FANCY NANCY dress, FANCY NANCY purse, and FANCY NANCY books! Along with PINKALICIOUS, PURPLICIOUS, and GOLDILICIOUS books!

The first thing Charlee did after opening all her presents....RUN to her room and changed into her FANCY NANCY dress...with matching purse and sunglasses! Here she is posing for us all! I love that Scoti follows Charlee around mimicking every move she makes! Charlee put her sunglasses on so Scoti needed hers...Charlee leans up against the wall to pose for the picture and Scoti is right there by her side! They are BOTH just TOOOOO cute!

So, Charlee BOO had a GREAT birthday and LOVED turning FIVE! But, the party isn't over! Because Charlee had her birthday on a Thursday, we had to have the BIRTHDAY CARNIVAL on Saturday! We had games, food, candy, cotton candy, treats, prizes, drinks, a bounce house, FUN, FUN, and more FUN. I had so much FUN planning her party...I hope everyone had a FUN time!

Not sure why, but I can't get the slide show of The Birthday Carnival to pull up. Just click on "View All Images" and it will take you to the link where you can see the pics!


Don said...


You're a great mom. Looks like a great party! I can't believe the number of b-days you guys have during the summer and yet each one was special and personalized. Tell your family hi. Love the pink frosted cupcakes!


anne said...

You are such a fun mom! I don't know how you do it all. You're amazing. :)

O - and the carnival was a BLAST! My kids loved all the candy! :)

Mike, Steph, and Peyton said...

that turned out sooo cute!! you are so creative!! Charlee is so lucky to have a mom like you!!