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Party Recap

The party was a success! A non-traditonal twist on the color scheme- no pastels! Everyone enjoyed the bright colors and references from the Eric Carle book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". The games were semi-traditonal with a "caterpillar" flare and burst of color. The food was delicious and simple and came right out of the story itself!

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Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Thanks to *Mattie Cakes*- Mini Lemon cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting & Chocolate layered cake with whipped strawberry filling...YUM!!

  • Activities / Games

    Clothespin Caterpillars- Collect the most by refraining from "it" words & collecting the clothespins from those who use the "it" word. Guess the "Guest of Honors Age"- Guess the age of the person in each numbered picture ranging form various ages. Measure the Baby Bump- Guess how much ribbon it would take to go around the baby belly, the closest wins! Diaper Raffle- easy as that!

  • Budget

    $300

  • Party Favors

    Mini lollipops & gumballs

  • What People Ate

    Swiss Cheese, Salami, & Crackers, Ham, Turkey & Raost Beef Coissant Sandwiches, Skewered Green Grapes, Strawberries, & Watermelon, Pickles, Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad & Deviled Eggs

  • What People Drank

    Lime Sherbert & Pineapple Punch, Sparkling Passion Fruit Lemonaide, Champagne & Water

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3 comments

  • Lindsey C

    Lindsey C wrote:

    I love the caterpillar balloons! Such a cute theme! Great job!

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    Christina C wrote:

    I'm trying to plan my daughter's 1st birthday party using the very hungry caterpillar theme,looking for the favor tags and other printables (especially to create invitations). Do you have any advice on how to create/find these online?

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    Christina C wrote:

    christinacotner@yahoo.com

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