Party Recap

Curious George was a fun theme for this second birthday party. Same as last year, we put together a great spread on a tight tight budget. Click through the photos for explanation of decor how to! almost everything was handmade by me, and if not I will be sure to include my awesome vendors. Enjoy!


Party Highlights

  • Best Moment

    Opening gifts and singing Happy Birthday

  • Best Dressed

    Birthday gift in her PBS "it's my Birthday" Curious George tshirt and Kohls red tutu Buy it at: http://shop.pbskids.org/curious-george-it-s-my-birthday-yellow-t-shirt.html

  • Desserts

    Cake by Adventures in Buttercream (https://www.facebook.com/AdventuresInButtercream) Cookies by Give Mia Cookie (https://www.facebook.com/GiveMiaCookie)

  • Party Favors

    Kids receive Thank You handmade play dough in Mason jars from Target ($10 for 12 pack!) (Play dough recipe: http://www.justaddconfetti.com)

  • Activities / Games

    Pin the party hat on the George and Make your own "Yellow Hat" craft

  • Budget


  • What People Ate

    Fruit salad, potato salad, Buffalo Chicken Dip, nachos, chips, pulled pork, fried chicken, ice cream bar, cake

  • What People Drank

    Lemonade, Arnold Palmer iced tea, soda, water


Party Helpers



  • Candice P

    Candice P wrote:

    very nice, great use of the butchers block

  • Printabelle

    Printabelle wrote:

    What a great party! Thanks for all the awesome tip, too!

  • Jennifer R

    Jennifer R wrote:

    Thanks guys! Happy partying!

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    Nicole J wrote:

    Love everything in this party! Thanks for the great tips!

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    Jamie W wrote:

    love everything! doing curious george for my son's 2nd birthday! thanks for all the ideas. can you send me the template for the water bottles? jamiecox10@hotmail.com

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    Elliot B wrote:

    Love everything about this party! My son will LOVE this. How can I get you my email so that I can snatch the template awesome water bottle covers?

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    Cristina C wrote:

    Where did you get the invitation template?? I want to do this for my daughter's 2nd Birthday too! Love the details!!! And favors, was the play dough hard to make!

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