Sunday, June 22, 2014

pearson's golf par-tee

Pearson loves all sports so this year for his birthday I decided to do a golf themed party after seeing a friend do the same theme for her son.  
I absolutely love how all the details turned out. I ordered all the printables and invitations from here. Her prices were great and her stuff is all super cute.   
I kept decorations very simple with just a birthday banner, two of the 8x10 printables, the invitation and one of his 3 yr old pictures.  All of the frames were stolen from Nash's room!! Table clothes, plates, napkins and clear serving pieces all came from the Dollar Tree and I borrow yellow fabric from my Mom.  I just love it when decorations come together for next to nothing!!

The party was from 11-1 so I served lunch.  I also kept things simple and didn't make a thing.  We went store bough all the way.  It made my life so much easier.  The cupcakes were from Wal-Mart.  
I served "Club Sandwiches" and "Peanut Putter Sandwiches".
We also had a "Bucket of (cheese) Balls" and "Golf Tees".
 And then some "Watermelon Slices" and "Orange Wedges".
I just love how all of the food lent itself to such fun names to go along with the theme.  
 Lolly also made Pearson the cutest golf shirt.  If you ever need a cute party shirt you can always contact my mom at Tried and True Designs.  She doesn't have these types of shirts listed but she can make custom orders!! She does the best work!!
For the party favors, we gave each family a golf club set.  These  were a little pricey for party favors ($5.88 each) but I figured they doubled as party entertainment and a party favor.  I would much rather give this sort of thing as a party favor over junk in a bag that is going to get thrown in the trash anyways.  
Before the party started Olivia got to give Nash a little loving.  She is such a little Mama.  
My mom "babysit" him for a little while then put him down for a nap.  It was nice to have her at the party so I could focus on the kids.  
I would have loved to have gotten a family photo with Nash included, but he was asleep for the majority of the party so we didn't get one.  
Once all of the kids arrived, we laid out blankets for the them to have a picnic.  
As the kids finished eating they began to play.  I didn't have any special activities for the kids because we had plenty of outdoor doors plus their new golf clubs!!
This kid was SO excited for his green cupcakes!!

I learned very quickly that I will NEVER do bright green icing on cupcakes ever again.  They made a mess, but they sure did make for some cute pictures!!
Pearson got some super fun toys from all of his friends.  He is a lucky little boy!! 
Matt was so sweet to let me have Pearson's party on a Friday during the day.  I am so glad he was able to take off work and enjoy the fun with us.  I went to a little girl's birthday party like this a while back and it was so nice to have it be more like a playdate and not interfere with family weekend plans.  
Happy Birthday to a crazy sweaty little boy! We had such a fun day celebrating you!!
After the party he came up to me and said, "Mommy, that was fun!"  That made all of the planning worth it!!


Christina said...

I LOVE the idea of having the party during the week in the am like a play date. Seems so much less stressful

Christine said...

I am loving the Friday playdate birthday parties too! We had a lot of fun - Thanks!

Alisa said...

I think Pearson's party looked like a lot of fun. I love that he told you that it was fun. The golf theme was sooo cute!

Audrey & Randon said...

Super cute party!!!!!!