I have never been one for birthday celebrations for myself. They make me feel awkward and don't even get me started about how much I dread being sang to! I knew a party would be inevitable next year so I decided to change it up and have a 29th birthday party. I'm obsessed with Pinterest and wanted a Pinterest style party. I told my husband he could be in charge of food and I would handle dessert and the rest.
Here is what we came up with.
He ordered two party subs from Blimpie. One was the Blimpie Best and the other was Turkey and Provolone.
He also made soup. There was chicken noodle, clam chowder, beef stew and tomato ravioli. We served them in slow cookers in order to keep them all warm and still not burn.
|Every platter had a tag with the name of the cupcake.|
Mini Cherry Cheesecake
Pineapple Upside Down
|The super cute cupcake wrappers came from Orson Gygi and Walmart. My favorite were the zebra wrappers you can see in the back.|
I decorated the table with the cupcakes using different display pieces. Some I had others I picked up at Walmart and the D.I. The cupcake stands were only five dollars at Walmart. They were a Valentines special. If you notice the polka dot boxes they are simple empty boxes wrapped with polka dot wrapping paper.
The paper lanterns were leftover from a bridal shower I helped throw a couple years ago and sadly I cannot remember the website I found them from, they were so inexpensive.
|Sadly, the only picture I have of myself at my own party! We were testing the camera settings out for this.|
|Some people really got into the photo booth...|
|...our very own Erica with her husband...|
|...and others were just content to sit and smile. I love all the pictures!|
The best birthday wish came from my dad this year:
|Hands down best photo of the night. I guess you get a little bored sitting at the front of the house alone just waiting for more people you don't know to come.|