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Party Recap

It's a Backyard Beach Birthday Bash for our 7 yr old son. Complete with a Boardwalk, photo booth, pools, and so much more. Thanks for the following vendors:

CREDITS:

Personalized Beach Printables - Shindig Parties to Go (etsy shop)
FREE Beach Printables - Shindig Parties to Go (blog)
Shindig Parties to Go - Facebook Page
Sunglass & Flip Flop Cookies - Desserts by Dawn Facebook Page
Happy Birthday Banner - I will have to get back to you on this, I can't remember...
Beach Party Circles - Smitten Blog Designs (Tons of Free Printables)
Paper Straws - Hey Yo Yo - Etsy shop
Small Beach Themed Buttons in the kids goodie bags - LOVE this Etsy Shop- Barefoot With Buttons
The Ouch Pouch - prizes for games - great Etsy Shop - The Ouch Pouch
Birthday Subway Art - Eighteen 25

Idea

Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Sheet Cake, Bucket Pudding Cake and Cookies

  • Activities / Games

    Various water games

  • Budget

    Food & Drinks: $ 400 Decor & goodies: $ 300

  • Best Moment

    The photo booth was a huge hit

  • What People Ate

    Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken of the Sea (pulled chicken), Seashore Baked Beans, Coney Island Corndogs, Pasta in the 1/2 shell (shell noddles with red sauce), Seaweed Salads (many salads) and the Snack Shack snacks.

  • What People Drank

    Salty Sea Water (bottled Water), juice boxes and soda

  • Funniest Moment

    When the birthday boy opened his DS and freaked out and all the after party adult karaoke.

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17 comments

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    P M wrote:

    Awesome party..U put a lot of effort in everything...

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    Thank you PM yes I did put a ton of effort and love into this party. My biggest one with over 75 people! Had a lot of fun with it!

  • Denise E

    Denise E wrote:

    AWESOME PARTY!!!! Looks like it was a lot of work, but the outcome was amazing I am sure!! Good Job!!

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    Arika D wrote:

    I love how you hung beach balls instead of balloons!

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    Thanks Denise.

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    Thanks.

  • Stephanie M

    Stephanie M wrote:

    super cute idea!!!! =)

  • Stephanie M

    Stephanie M wrote:

    love the corn dog idea!*

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    Donyell W wrote:

    cute

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    Donyell W wrote:

    THIS HAS BEEN THE BEST BEACH PARTY I HAVE EVER SEEN...GREAT JOB LADIES

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    thank you.

  • Antennille G

    Antennille G wrote:

    Oh my..this party is the best party I have ever seen..wow my jaw is hung open!

  • Antennille G

    Antennille G wrote:

    Oh my..this party is the best party I have ever seen..wow my jaw is hung open! But can I really attempt this part for 300 on decor??!!,

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    Thanks Antennille - you can do a lot of it on that budget! The beach balls that I have hanging are from Orential Trading and cheap for the dozen of them...big impact for little price....the sand pails and shovels were easy to find and $ 1 each..great for food and snacks..

  • Jami R

    Jami R wrote:

    All I can say is AMAZING!!!!

  • Mindy C

    Mindy C wrote:

    I have been looking for this back drop ALL over for my daughter's birthday in August!! Where did you find it???!!!

  • Melissa N

    Melissa N wrote:

    Hi Mindy - I bought it at Oriental Trading Co but it was a few years ago now. Suggestion if I may - blue plastic tablecloth from a party store....add a sun made from foamcore board...make a tree... 8)

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