Wednesday, May 23, 2012

American Girl Doll Birthday!

For her birthday this year The Phi decided that she wanted to have a party at the American Girl Doll Cafe. So I set it up for a lunch and The Phi sent out invitations to The Chone & her doll Marie, Lili and her doll Horse, Nana, Tia Day-day, and her Nina Patricia.

When the big day arrived The Phi was beyond excited. We were seated on the balcony and the weather was picture perfect! Each of the dolls got their own chairs, cups, plates and party hats!

The Phi and Renee

Beautiful Lili and Horse

The Chone and Marie

Then the food started. It was a four course meal!

Course 1: Warm Cinnamon Bites

Course #2: Vegetables with ranch dressing, strawberries and cheese, and pretzel bites with honey mustard dipping sauce.

Course 3: The Main Course

The turkey burger with sweet potato fries

Lili and Chone had the Butterfly Bow Tie Pasta

The Phi had the Bitty Bites (a mini hot dog, mini cheeseburger and mac and cheese) 

On the table was a small box with different questions to keep the conversation going. We all got to answer things like...

If you could switch places with one person for a month who would it be?
If you won 100 pounds of anything, but it can't be money or jewels, what would it be? 

Then it was time for Course 4, birthday cake of course!!

Time for gifts!!
My Mom gave her the funniest card! Phi's head on American Girl Doll bodies! 

Lili gave The Phi a best friend charm. Aww

After lunch we met back up with all the guys (Tata, Tio Luis, Felix, Nino Jovan, Matias, Andres, Joey and Lou had lunch somewhere else!) and strolled around The Grove. We spotted the blonde dude from Lost and Burt the Conqueror.

I can't believe I have a 7 year old! 
Our group photo!

After we made a stop at The Fast Life so Joey could buy a few new FSAS shirts.

Then we made a stop at Sprinkles Cupcakes to pick up a treat for Grandma Kim for her birthday! (On a side note I have not given in to the fancy cupcake hype but then I tried the salted-caramel cupcake from Sprinkle and it was mind-blowing!!)

My goal was to give The Phi a birthday she would always remember. She is such a good kid. Joey and I are really lucky to have her. She never gives us any real issues. She is funny, smart, beautiful and a kindhearted person. She is so patient with her sister and always rolls with any changes life throws her way.

I think we succeeded and gave her a special day she will always remember.
Thanks so much to Nana, Tia Day-day, Nina Patty, Lili, and Chone for celebrating with us! 


  1. Coolest Birthday, ever.

  2. Is it weird that I kind of wish I could celebrate my 35th at the American Girl Store? :) Crazy jealous! Ang

    1. Not weird at all! I'm telling you my Mom was just as excited as the little girls were. Let's do it!

    2. Ha...I say we revive the girls Christmas get together this year and all get a doll!


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