In past, we held a big party for Brian at the club, but this time was Honor's turn. We could not schedule it for her actual birthday though. I don't think it really mattered to the kids in the slightest! We invited Honor's classmates and our friends' children. The club helped us contract a wonderfully large bouncer, and they catered the pizza and cake. Despite it being quite hot, everyone played themselves silly. And it was hot too. Everyone turned pink, and not from sunburn! Fortunately the club kept the water and punch stocked and cold. One good party take-away idea was beach balls. I got a pack of 12 beach balls from Oriental Trading Company and tossed them out. They were fun to throw in and out of the bouncer. The 'cave' under the bouncer castle was, at one time, filled with them. There was even a good game of dodge/kick ball going on in the lawn. Much better than balloons or even punch balloons (I've saved them away for the next party!)!
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