Allister has been nicknamed "our little mermaid" since she was born, as she entered this world underwater via waterbirth. Her halloween costume was a mermaid, and it was only fitting that her party was also a mer-party! It morphed into more of an ocean theme, for the mermaid.
the birthday girl in her fancy dress and beautiful starfish headband by tututwirls and little pearl boutique
fish bowl jello, rice krispy and swedish fish sushi, gummy sharks, swiss cake roll sushi, oyster and pearl lemon cookies, chocolate seashells, swedish fish and of course, cake! we had a carrot smash cake and a 2 layered cherry almond amaretto and vanilla rum cake by Frills Bakery in Denver Colorado.
Activities / Games
we buried seashells in the sandbox for the kids to dig up!
didn't keep track. made most of everything ourselves!
little white buckets of sand dollars, pirate coins, pearl necklaces and bracelets, and teal bubbles.
spending the afternoon with our friends and family, eating, playing horseshoes.
What People Ate
So many delicious ocean treats! Sushi, handmade by my sister in law, octopus veggie dip & sea cucumbers, carrots and broccoli, goldfish crackers, fish bowl jello, frozen bubbles (grapes on a skewer), peanut butter and jellyfish sushi, seashell mac n cheese, octopus hotdogs.
What People Drank
triton's tonic (7-up, blue hawaiian punch, and coconut and pineapple icecream), sip of the sea (water bottles) and kirin beer, with corona and soda also available.
baby didn't like her cake and was upset that we tried to make her taste it!
Frills Cake Shop
AMAZING Bakery, most reasonably priced compared to all the other shops I checked out, and the cake was GORGEOUS, just what I asked for. Plus, it was delicious! http://www.frillscakeshop.com/flavors.html
Kim was the awesome sushi maker! She also made all the dessert sushi's. She is a master caterer, and everything she makes is delicious. Definitely give her a call, she is fabulous and we use her for all our events! http://www.skadoodlesgifts.com/
HBStudio really needs to update her facebook page, the things she has been creating lately are not posted and she does SO MANY fun parties! she isn't available on etsy yet, but everything she does is completely custom to fit your party. the things she designed for this party are too cute! http://facebook.com/hisbelovedstudio
Jill made Alli's dress totally custom for her party. We loved it and she was awesome!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TutuTwirls
Paper White Designs
Cutest poms, made on short notice! http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaperwhiteDesigns
Little Pearl Boutique
my favorite etsy shop! she makes the CUTEST bows and did these for the party totally custom. they are high quality, great price, and i loved what she made!! order from her, i have twice already and plan on doing more! http://www.etsy.com/shop/LittlePearlBoutique