Last month we celebrated Doodle's 4th birthday. I already shared our Carnival-themed birthday party, but what I failed to share was the Les Miserables extravaganza that took place on his actual birthday eve.
I made a French flag cake:
There was pizza and pasta galore (more Italian than French, but that's what the kid wanted.)
Kale and cabbage salad for non pizza goers:
Those of you familiar with the musical might remember that Jean Val Jean's prison number is 24601. Doodle got it right away.
He was a happy boy!
The kids hopped up on the table waving paper flags for their rendition of "Do You Hear the People Sing?"
He received the 1200+ page Victor Hugo novel which will make a very good doorstop:
Grandma came in from Las Vegas!
Doodle was vehement about us NOT singing the traditional "Happy Birthday" song to him. Instead, he asked for a Les Miz medley of all his favorite songs.
This weekend, we're taking the kids to see a local high school production of Les Miz. Sure, Javert might be going through puberty, but I'm sure it will be entertaining, to say the least.