Ben Turns Five

Before returning to New York for medical tests and maybe more surgery (we hope not), grandson Ben celebrated his 5th birthday.

Believing for Ben

In a little over two weeks, Ben returns to New York for follow-up medical tests and, if necessary, additional brain surgery. But first he had to celebrate his fifth birthday with a humdinger of a Minion-themed party last Saturday in which the entire side lawn was turned into a water park.  Between 40 and 50 people attended, including neighbors, family members, and friends.

Party 1

Party 3

There was a fun sprinkler in which the children could play and also a kids-size swimming pool.

But the pièce de résistance was an inflatable water slide.  As the afternoon wore on, the base of the slide turned into a mud puddle, and the kids didn’t even seem to notice.

A Minion piñata filled with candy and small toys also was part of the fun, and there was a gift bag for each child who attended the party.

It took a lot of pizzas to feed the crowd.  For dessert…

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  1. Amy says:

    Happy birthday, Ben! What a fun party. 🙂

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