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It was a huge deal for us! I know there are a lot of people who oppose big parties for a one-year-old but he's the first grandchild in my family so it was a big deal! We had guests from BC and from New York and all over Alberta also! It was a ton of fun and Joey was so happy he didn't want to have a nap!

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Party Highlights

  • What People Ate

    We had a ton of carnival-style food! hot dogs, corn dogs, french fries, soft pretzels, cotton candy, pickles on a stick... etc... Everything had its own personalized label too!

  • What People Drank

    We served beer and spirits to the adults (it was football playoff season!). The kids drank juice and lemonade.

  • Best Moment

    Joey didn't get what the cake was about so he smashed his face into it and got sprinkles up his nose!

  • Desserts

    I made a two tiered carousel cake, we had cotton candy, and we set up a create-your-own-cupcake station that everyone loved! They could choose a vanilla or chocolate cupcake, whatever icing they liked and we also offered a variety of yummy toppings!

  • Party Favors

    Gift bags were tailored to the guests, we had a lot of babies so we gave out bibs, soothers and baby board books. The older kids got sippy cups, treat cups and fun toys and candy.

  • Activities / Games

    We rented a HUGE ball pit and set up a really fun photo booth with lots of cool props.

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Party Helpers

  • Sliver Photography

    Photographer

    Sam is the best photographer I know! I'm an event planner and I use him for every event I do and recommend him to anyone looking for a great photographer!http://www.sliverphotography.com

  • Wally Woo Hoo

    Entertainment

    She was a pretty good clown! Did a lot of balloon animals and the kids liked her.

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  • Behar Party Designs *

    Behar Party Designs * wrote:

    Perfect!! Love it! ...and, yes, first birthdays are VERY important to be BIG!!!!! :) Eileen Behar Behar Party Designs

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