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Birthday Party

May 22nd, 2014 at 04:59 pm

I have almost $300 in F's birthday account... this party will NOT be that much, and all gifts already paid for. No big presents (unless Grandma and Grandpa get her a new bike, which may happen), but the gifts are meaningful to her.

She is getting:
- a replica Brazuca (that's the World Cup ball)
- kids' guide to the World Cup
- Arsenal piggy bank (combining the love of pigs and Arsenal football club)
- my old snoopy (she has been very into old Peanuts cartoons!)
- a tshirt and water bottle I made for her on cafepress with characters and quotes from Yonderland, her favorite tv show
- I am making her stilts (already bought the wood) from a pattern they gave us at circus camp last summer

Now that I type out the list, that's a lot of stuff. None of of it cost much, and at least one thing was free, but I think she'll be thrilled!

Grandad (in the UK) and the UK Grandma will probably send money, and so she can decide what to get - maybe a peanuts cartoon book or Ultimate Weird but True or a book of jokes or puzzles.

And now I'm off to make a list of fun frugal things to do this summer!

5 Responses to “Birthday Party”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    That sounds perfect! Stilts sound like fun.

  2. Buendia Says:

    She is really good on the stilts! She is doing circus camp again this year. I am going to pop in there tomorrow afternoon to get a stilt measurement (the main thing I need is how high to put the foot platforms).

  3. PNW Mom Says:

    Sounds fun...and great gifts!

  4. My English Castle Says:

    Stilts do sound like fun! We'd have a Spurs piggy bank, but my DD would love all of those.

  5. Buendia Says:

    Oh, English Castle! We need to be in the UK more! Have you seen Yonderland? - best show ever!

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