Although Michael's birthday was not until July 1, we had a couple of early parties for him. We would be on vacation for the actual day of his birthday.
On June 20th, we had a Cars birthday party for Michael at the pavilion at church. It was a very hot day (the hottest day of the year), but we all had a lot of fun. It was all worth it to see Michael's face when he finally figured out that the party was for him.
On June 26th, we had an "upake" party for him at daycare. Mommy did not think about how messy red and blue cupcakes would be until after they were all over the kids faces, hands, arms, etc.
Please check back in a few days for an update on our trip to New Hampshire and Michael's birthday celebration there.
Here are pictures from his Cars party and his "upake" party: