We were able to reserve a pavilion at the park by our house for Mason's party on Sunday. It has been extremely hot here is St. Louis, highs in the upper 90s with a heat index into the 100s. Having a party outside at the park was going to be our easiest option, but the weather was not going to cooperate with us.
The predicted weather for Sunday was HOT and a chance for storms. I decided to start the party at 11am to hopefully beat the heat a little, but instead we beat the rain but it was unbelievably hot out.
Thankfully we still had a decent turnout of family and friends. Tim grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, and brats. We had potato salad, cole slaw, and chips. Yummy!
By the time we ate, the heat was kicking in pretty good. Mason found the best way to keep cool by playing in the water. I am so thankful our pavilion was equipped with a water spout. It kept the kids cool and provided lots of entertainment!!
Then it was time for presents....
and naps for the little ones!
We can't forget about the cake, no party is complete without cake! Tim's mom made Mason's birthday cake. He loves Toy Story, so she made a buzz and woody cake. It turned out great. But Mason would not blow out his candles, didn't want us to sing to him, wouldn't even sit by the cake so I could get a picture. He did eat a piece of that cake though!
We ended the party with water guns from grandma. They were the hit of the party! I don't think anyone left without being a little wet, the boys were vicious with those things! It was a great party, and I think everyone had a good time!