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Anna’s Pink + White Birthday Party!

Posted Apr 22 2013 10:12pm

We celebrated Anna’s 3rd birthday last weekend with lots of family, friends and fun!  After trying to decide what type of decorations to do for her party, I decided to keep it simple and go with a pink + white theme – with plenty of “A’s”.  Anna had originally wanted a full blown Diego party, complete with all of the animals he rescues as well as his famous rescue pack, but I managed to carefully convince her that pink + white would be great (and much more doable).

I made a giant A cake, which Anna loved.  It was a two layers of dense white cake with real butter cream in the middle.

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And I did cupcakes for all of the kids.

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The decorations were simple flowers and pink accents.

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We found these fun pin wheels to put on the table at JoAnn Fabrics.

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And I used my classic pewter dishes because they go with everything and hold a ton of food!

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Anna’s birthday sign I made for her first birthday party was perfect for this party theme!

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For dinner, I had some kid friendly choices mixed into the meal.

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I served pepperoni and spinach pizza bread with tomato sauce for dipping.  This was a hit for both kids and adults!  There wasn’t a piece left.

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The main dish was grilled chicken using this marinade (our family favorite) to put on caesar salad or pesto pasta.

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Peso Penne Pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes

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Fruit Salad

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Homemade Mac + Cheese

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And caesar salad that missed somehow.

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Dessert was cake and then these little treat bags the kids could make.  It wasn’t fancy but it did the trick.

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And we had a happy birthday girl!

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Anna’s 2nd Birthday Party - a fish themed party!

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Anna’s 1st Birthday Party - a pink and green themed party!

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