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For my daughter's 6th birthday last year, she received McKenna, American Girl Doll of the year 2012. McKenna's background is she is a gymnast; My daughter LOVES gymnastics, so this doll and party theme were perfect for us. My husband and I were both active duty Air Force and I love red, white and blue. The American Girl logo is stars. So that is how all the ideas tie in to our party. My daughter was allowed to invite 7 friends for a small backyard party. We set up a gymnastics circuit. They also got to play with their dolls and make bookmarks with their names on them. The party went by fast and was lots of fun!

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Party Highlights

  • Best Moment

    Seeing my daughter so happy on her special day!

  • Funniest Moment

    When one little girl showed us her doll which she HEAVILY put eye liner on (at home), lol. It might be permanant!

  • Most Touching Moment

    When I zoomed in on my little drinking princess milk from her pretty milk bottle. Sweet little girl moment!

  • Best Dressed

    My daughter - R/W/B dress and leggings!

  • Desserts

    Cupcakes, herry hand pies, marshmallow pops; peanut butter pops; chocolate dipped strawberries; decorated cookies

  • Party Favors

    Jump ropes, chocolate covered raisins, lollipops, a red/white/blue hair ribbon elastic, plastic star rings, bubbles

  • Activities / Games

    Making bookmarks, a gymnastics circuit, playing with their dolls, opening gifts

  • Budget

    $250.00; I already had a lot of supplies and decorations because of 4th of July and in general I love Patriotic decorations.

  • What People Ate

    Tea sandwiches - cucumber, turkey and PB&J; fruit cups; popcorn; apples

  • What People Drank

    Princess milk; water

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