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Thursday, March 10, 2011


Did you know Dr. Seuss' birthday is March 2nd? Me either, until I found it funny that while planning this fête Dr. Seuss themed stuff started popping up EVERYWHERE. Made my life easier, a wee bit.

Anyway, for those of you who aren't friends with me on Facebook, here's the spoils of Kiedis' second birthday party:
the invites i designed & kyle helped to assemble(!)
the foyer, where the Grinch & the Lorax greeted guests
the dining room, Seussified

the chandelier made into a Seuss-mobile
the far wall, with quotes & book covers

the food in the kitchen -- "green egg" (avocado) & ham sliders, 
as well as multi-colored swedish fish
the interior wall, more quotes & covers, and a thematic party guest
lil miss thing one
the birthday boy being shy
mister thing two, complete with Seuss shoes
the cakes (I made!)
cakes on display
and lit up with star candles

As favors (which I forgot to photograph) were little Dr. Seuss books and a twisty lollipop in coordinating colors. And the cakes were red velvet with cream cheese icing, in she shape of giant cupcakes, with blue cotton candy for the hair.

So there you have it. He loves his play kitchen and all of the accessories that were his gifts. And it was great to be able to have a group of people over for once, to play hosts in our home we've worked so hard to make a place we love.

I'm kinda glad the kids' birthdays are six months apart, though, because I've been just spent since Sunday. I'll need at least that much time to recover, create, regroup, and execute another party. At least one up to my standards, that is.