Unlike most of my fellow friends who have been complaining about the long list of weddings they have to attend on that auspicious date, our only activities for the day were
When Sara mentioned that the birthday party was going to have a SpongeBob SquarePants theme, I made it a point to always be on the look out for a suitable outfit for Aiden. Unfortunately as the date of the party approached closer and closer, I was still unlucky in the shopping department despite enlisting help from fellow shopaholics to be on the lookout for a SpongeBob t-shirt.
Come Saturday morning, I was still SpongeBob-less. So I decided to make an early move from the house to check out Ikano, since Sara mentioned in the invite that she saw some SpongeBob t-shirts at that mall. Even though she did say that guests didn't have to dress up strictly to the theme, I felt guilty for not making the same effort as she made for Aiden's birthday back in April! She actually made a romper to look like a football jersey especially for her (then) 7-month old Aidan! I was oh-so impressed!
So off we went to Ikano. See above for picture proof. Daddy, Aiden and Bibik stayed in the car while Mummy went to EVERY single kiosk on EVERY single floor. I found a SpongeBob cap, a SpongeBob bag, but no t-shirts!
So in the end I had to settle with something in black and yellow, yellow to keep with the SpongeBob theme. Initially thought of purchasing the cap but knowing Aiden who hates having to wear anything on his head, I purchased the bag instead.
Arrived at the house just in time for our furniture delivery. Have you ever heard of Red Apple? They are used quite frequently by Eric Leong, so when I saw them at HomeDec, I immediately thought of him *grin*
So while they were busy unpacking, I started wrapping Aidan's birthday present.
Aiden testing his height.
In the end, we had to keep him occupied with doddling on paper.
Aiden was amazed at the number of kids running around the garden. Meanwhile, Daddy made Aiden don the SpongeBob backpack. Picture courtesy of Stephanie Liah.
Probably the only picture of Mummy during the birthday party. Still waiting for Sara's official birthday pictures. Picture courtesy of Stephanie Liah.
Of course we then received a guided tour around Sara's new house. I was really amazed at their daring home deco. Imagine being able to dine at an Itallianies/TGIF inspired dry kitchen every single day, at the comfort of your own home!
Aiden was more interesting on being outdoors rather than indoors! Picture courtesy of Fatin Mazura.
Aiden and Emir. Picture courtesy of Fatin Mazura.
And Fatin was so nice to even indulge my son in a photograph or two. According to Fatin, after she snapped the picture he insisted on looking at the picture display. So cute!
And then the whole crowd went home and left Aiden clapping his hands on his own.
Thank you for the invite, Aidan, Sara and Khairi!