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Inspired by the Olympics, we created an Olympic Games to celebrate our daughter' 7th Birthday.

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Party Highlights

  • What People Ate

    Light healthy snacks and some unhealthy thematic ones such as oreo cookie medals and popcorn cone torches.

  • What People Drank

    Water, soda, juice

  • Dessert

    An Olympic-sized birthday cake, Oreo cookie medals, popcorn cone torches, gold medal Rollo candies

  • Party Favors

    Personalized water bottles, gold medals and bags of Rollos. We also took photo of all the kids standing in front of an oversized Wheaties cereal box cover we created and enclosed prints in with their thank you notes.

  • Activities / Games

    Torch relay, mini hurdles, fencing, tug-o-war, capture the flag, high jump, long jump, soccer shoot-out

  • Best Moment

    When the kids received their gold medals and the national anthem played.

  • Funniest Moment

    Watching the tug-o-war and fencing. Not to be out done by the Moms having their pics taken in front of the Wheaties box.

  • Most Touching Moment

    The smile on our daughter's face during cake time.

  • Best Dressed

    All the kids who came in their best Olympic gear.

  • Budget

    $500-$600

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2 comments

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    Barbara F wrote:

    Hi! How did you make the Wheaties background? It's awesome! Thanks, Barbara

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    Nicki H wrote:

    Thanks so much, Barbara. I actually freehanded the letters and then cut them and pasted on orange bukleting board paper whcih was wrapped around a large piece of foam board. :)