Posted by: ankneredelstein | April 3, 2009

Beaven’s 9th Birthday Party

On March 21, 2009, Beaven had his birthday party at the gite of Brian and Isabelle Warshaw. Beaven invited boys and girls to his party, and this is what we saw:

(videos at the bottom of this post)

First, the Mom makes a pinata from scratch because they are nearly impossible to find in Bourgogne. Jennifer works for days to make the Pinata.

First, the Mom makes a pinata from scratch because they are nearly impossible to find in Bourgogne. Jennifer works for days to make the Pinata.

Then you cut strands of colored paper and glue them on, one-by-one for hours...

Then you cut strands of colored paper and glue them on, one-by-one for hours...

Nearly done....

Nearly done....

The table is set in the gite, ready for kids...

The table is set in the gite, ready for kids...

The finished pinata hangs in the courtyard with the pot-painting station ready for spring flowers.

The finished pinata hangs in the courtyard with the pot-painting station ready for spring flowers.

The yard awaits....

The yard awaits....

Each kid gets their own pail with their name to take goodies home after the party!

Each kid gets their own pail with their name to take goodies home after the party!

The kids devoured the platter of fruit Jennifer made (and the Pringles, which Jennifer did not)

The kids devoured the platter of fruit Jennifer made (and the Pringles, which Jennifer did not make). Oh....the little bowl contains chocolate ganache...a must...

The pinata abuse begins with a lesson in pinata wacking.

The pinata abuse begins with a lesson in pinata wacking.

First, you paint the little flowerpots, and let them dry...

First, you paint the little flowerpots, and let them dry...

Flowerpot painting action...

Flowerpot painting action...

(left to right) Jules, food, Romeo and Beaven

(left to right) Jules, food, Romeo and Beaven

The party gets ready for pinata wacking...

The party gets ready for pinata wacking...

Alternate party crowd photo...

Alternate party crowd photo...

Birthday Boy gets another wack at the pinata (note the missing parts already gone!)

Birthday Boy gets another wack at the pinata (note the missing parts already gone!)

The next day, the Moms go on a well-deserved bike ride.

The next day, the Moms go on a well-deserved bike ride.

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