Wizard of Oz Birthday

Little Miss K has loved Wizard of Oz for a couple of years, so it was natural that she wanted a “Dorothy” birthday party. I can’t believe this girl is already four years old! Her birth feels like yesterday. We had a great time celebrating with family and close friends My mom did a great job with the cake. I found the figurines for it on ebay – they were from the 2013 McDonald’s Happy Meals. I had fun designing the decorations and coming up with food ideas – there wasn’t much out there on Pinterest, believe it or not. Here’s what we did:

Yellow brick road: egg casserole

Over the rainbow: fruit rainbow

Bugels: tornados

Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my!: animal crackers

Ruby slippers: Hot Tamales

Witch’s broomsticks: pretzels

Tin man hats: Hershey’s kisses

Aunt Em’s fresh squeezed juice: You guessed it – juice!

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Happy Halloween!

This little one doesn’t like getting dressed up. She doesn’t like things on her head. She doesn’t like fancy dresses. She barely lets me put her hair up. But after showing her Wizard of Oz music on YouTube, doing a “practice round” of trick-or-treating at a Friday night Trunk-or-Treat, she had a great time dressing up in her Dorothy costume and visiting our neighbors tonight! More candy? Yes, please!

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