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Hi! I am a momma of 2, I’m southern, a vegetarian, & a student. I’m married to a top-notch guy who serves his country for a living. Ethan is the serious type & Lily is the complete opposite of serious! We are currently living it up in NC! This blog is a little place for me to document our lives.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Minnie Mouse 2nd Birthday Party

My little baby turned 2! I can't believe how quickly these 2 years have flown by. It could be because I don't sleep much (thank you Lily!) or it could be how much fun these 2 kids are!

For Lily's 2nd birthday I wanted to do a Minnie Mouse party. Looking around online for Minnie stuff, I found tons of generic Minnie stuff or Minnie with hot pink and zebra print. Neither was the look I was going for. I decided to check out Pinterest and I got tons of great ideas!

I asked on Facebook if anyone could create me some printable stuff, my friend offered! She did a great job. I made tons of stuff for the decorations, I made Minnie and Mickey ears, I spent days on Etsy shopping for sweet treats for the party. Check out the end of this post for all the shopping details! Over the next week, I'll share all my DIYs.

Hope y'all have a great weekend, we are off to buy a new car! Have a great Easter everyone!!

This post is FULL of pictures!

{sweet table}

{cupcakes}

{minnie cookies}

{candy and suckers}



{drinks}

For food we did a Hot Diggity Dog hot dog bar. We had tons of toppings {chili, cheese, ketchup, mustard, spicy mustard, dill relish and onions}.


{napkin rings}


{favors}

For the favors a friend mentioned that Walgreens had Minnie and Mickey cups for $.99 but I wasn't able to find enough, so I ordered from Birthday Express. I found Minnie and Mickey bubbles and activity pads also at Walgreens and then bought small pack of crayons at a local party store. Total cost $2.68 for each one.


{minnie and mickey ears}

I asked my momma to make Lily a dress because I did not think I'd have time to make it plus who is better to ask than the person who taught me to sew! She did a great job and it was super cute and everyone loved it! However she wouldn't pose for me to take a picture (she is 2 after all!)


Of course a picture of Ethan just for fun!

Details:
Cupcakes// YesMaamSweets
Treat Bags//twine//straws// Bake Me a Party


10 comments:

  1. I, may or may not, be ripping off your complete party come December. I already bought Sydney's dress over a month ago. I was going to do it for Caleigh's third birthday but changed my mind. I am hoping for Minnie in December and then a princess and knights party in February. Shamefully, I am planning a parties that are at least eight months away.

    Love everything you did!

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  2. Thats fine with me!! I LOVED doing this party!!

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  3. Everything turned out super cute! I bet Lily and her friends had a great time and I can't wait to see all of the DIY stuff you put together for the party! :D

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  4. Thanks Laura! Everyone loved the printables you made!!

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  5. You did a great job, Lindsey. I can't imagine how you pull it all together with 2 little ones. The dress Sallie made is adorable.

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  6. What an adorable party!! I love love love her dress :)

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  7. how did you frost the minnie cookies? My sister in law is pregnant and she wants her baby shower in Minnie! This is definetly a hard one. :) Everything we are making is from scratch.

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    1. Hi Suzy! I actually didn't make the cookies, I bought them off Etsy. Check them out here -- http://www.etsy.com/shop/SweetCookieCrush

      Thanks for reading!!

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