Ella's second birthday turned out to be Elmo insead and it was a hit even with just us, the inlaws and few friends like last year.
What toddler want a crowded house anyway. Ella started off the day not knowing what was going on while we were setting things up for the party.We made the cake the day before while she was at preschool so she had no idea what was coming. The party started at 11am when everyone arrived we were playing with balloons. Once we were all settled in we went straight to giving Ella some presents to open up.
She needed a bit of help at first but once she got going we couldn't stop her. Wrapping paper was scattered across the floor. Toys, games and noisy books surrounded her not showing much of the floor beneath her. Ella was to interested in her Peppa Pig noisy book she had a break from opening presents and such so we all had some lunch.
The highlight of the day was Ella's cake. Boy she loved it. We made her an Elmo cake we used her Elmo teddy as a mold ( dont worry Elmo teddy was not harmed in the making of the cake ) and It came out surprisingly good. It was a red sponge cake with red icing and marshmellow eyes and nose (orange food colouring) and the black of the eye was done with liquorice and as well as the mouth.
Ella was soo excited she couldnt wait to have her cake. We sang Happy Birthday to Ella, Happy Birthday to Ella, Happy Birthday to you. Hooray!..Ella blew out the number 2 shaped candle in one go. She enjoyed eating the head part as it had the yummy marshmellows. I am glad she ate some of cake this time unlike her 1st she didnt even touch a crumb just the icing. We played a game of pass the parcel and Ella got the last one and it was a mermaid doll. After that we watched her open more presents and enjoyed our food and good chatter amoung us all.
As on Saturday 17th of October 2015 it was a succeessful party. I cant wait to see her face for her 3rd birthday cake.
|Ok the floor wasnt fully covered!!|