Maleah and Simonah's Birthday pARTy - Terra Linda Recreation Center, San Rafael, Calif.


My nieces Simonah and Maleah celebrated their 7th and 5th birthdays today — and it was art-themed (extremely fitting for two little girls whose parents are quite artistic themselves). 

The party, which took place at a small recreation center in San Rafael, California, had all the fixins': a bounce house, pizza, "creative juice," and tables covered with enough art supplies to put Michael's out of business.

Toward the end of the day, we returned to my cousins' house to open the girls' birthday presents. Don't mean to brag, but the best part of the day? When Simonah opened our present (a Play-Doh cupcake set) and screamed, "I've been wanting this FOREVER!"

All in all, it was an awesome day spent with two awesome little girls.