Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Firetrucks, Puppies and Presents

Fletcher loves all cars, but firetrucks are his #1 favorite.  This fact made it very easy for me to decide on a theme for his 2nd birthday.  I went with red, black and gold colors and add in all the firetruck toys he has.  He was thrilled.

We celebrated with my family on Sunday with a build your own sandwich buffet.

We gave out puppy party favors and fireman hats to the kids.  They loved them!  All link all of the party supplies at the end of the post in case something catches your eye.

I always make the kid's invitations to mail out.  I try to use a picture of them and make the actual invitation using picmonkey.  I print at Sams.  It's really affordable and you get envelopes for free.  I do the same invitation for both parties.  I just edit the time/date/location.  Super easy!  I loved how these turned out!

Fletcher was thrilled for another day of partying.

Fireman themed foods:

My SIL made the prettiest veggie tray.  Fletcher was eating her ranch dip by the spoonfuls!

These two cute cousins are BOTH TWO right now!  Think they look a little bit alike??

My parents just remodeled their kitchen and also recently went to Waco, TX to visit Magnolia Farms.  I'll have to see if they'll give you a little tour sometime and answer some questions about going to Magnolia!

Cute cousins!

Fletcher's birthday book was this cute fire truck book.  Everyone signed the back and I traced his hand to document life at age 2.  The story is cute and the book is very interactive.

Fletcher was excited to open gifts.  When you're the baby of nine cousins you have a little bit of help in the present opening department :)

My brother gifted Fletcher his giant firetruck toy from when he was little.  It's the cutest metal firetruck and Fletcher is obsessed.  Uncle Ty Ty is a pretty good guy.  Although Olive keeps telling him to trim his beard and mistakes all bald headed/bearded guys we see for him :)

Adopting Puppies!  Most everyone was happy except for one big sister.  She had her heart set on a certain puppy and they were all scooped up by the time the basket got to her.  Thankfully she has a SUPER sweet big cousin that was happy to switch Olive puppies.  Smiles came a few minutes later.

 My kids always love my parent's porch swing.

Fletcher's actual birthday is Thursday.  We've got a low key day planned with all of his favorite things.  I'm sure there will be firetrucks involved and he's spending the week playing with all of his favorite toys.

Party supply details:

Straws, ribbon leashes for dogs & plaid napkins - Dollar Tree
Polka-dot plates & striped napkins - Meijer

Fire hat party favors -->
Firefighter Chief Hat Plastic Child (Set of 24)

Puppy party favors -->
Dog Assortment - 12 per pack

Firetruck to the Rescue book -->
Push-Pull-Turn! Fire Truck to the Rescue!

DINOSAUR 1st Birthday Party

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  1. What a fun party and celebration! My favorite is the birthday book signed by all. This is such a great way to build a collection of keepsake books! The invitations are a cool idea too!

  2. That is the cutest idea for a party. I have been loving all your peeks on Instagram from the matchstick pretzels to the puppy adoption - so cute!!!!

  3. What a fun party! You had every detail on theme as always - so creative and fun! Your parents' kitchen looks so bright and fresh. Hope you can talk them into doing a tour. :)

  4. I love all of the details you include in your parties!

  5. Love the overall theme for the party. Especially like his invitations and the plush dogs as party favors.


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