As we’d hoped, Catherine’s Sweet 16 party last night was an affair to remember. The combination of 10 close girlfriends, a trip to New York and lots of sugar fit the bill rather nicely. Catherine wanted a celebration unlike what many other girls are doing for their milestone day, and she got it.
I love how my daughter marches to her own drummer much of the time.
Here’s the birthday girl after a day of primping:
Here’s the girls at Serafina restaurant, where they treated us like royalty and we had a fabulous meal:
Here they are at Dylan’s Candy Bar, which quickly became a Girls Gone Wild event. Although an avowed chocoholic, I’ve never before purchased an entire shopping bag full of candy!
Did you check out some of the shoes? These girls went the extra mile to get all dolled up:
But my favorite part of the night might be that a full three minutes after the parlour car dropped us back at home, the girls looked like this:
(I did, too!)