Thursday, January 2, 2014

Ringing in the New Year...

For the first time ever, Jaelyn had a birthday party ON her birthday. We told her she could have a New Year's Eve slumber party, which meant waking up, she would be 10! With still having several days before we have to head back to work/school, we knew we would still have plenty of time to recoup;)

First, the group jumped on the new trampoline we bought the girls for Christmas. When they came  back we pulled out the Play & Freeze ice cream maker ball that Mike's brother and sister-in-law bought the girls for Christmas. What a great workout! Mike turned it in to a competitive game, and by the end of 30 minutes, we were all sweating!
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The ice cream turned out great and complemented the soccer cake perfectly...

Cake with our traditional Chinese lotus candle...

Final product...

Frosting turned our tongue's blue!
Nail polishing, hair, X-box and more trampoline were the entertainment until fireworks at midnight.

10 minutes until she's 10!

We definitely weren't the only ones out setting off fireworks.

Having a great time outside!

Thanks Dad and Josh for the entertainment!
Here's what the gang looked like after falling asleep to Monster's University....
 Can't think of a better way to ring in the New Year! Happy 10th birthday Jaelyn!

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