Friday, July 12, 2013

Pinwheels & Ponies Party!

Last week my baby girl turned 5!!
I was so distraught that I had to throw her a big 'ol party!
My daughter requested a pony party, so fun!

I searched high and low for the perfect party outfit, and I fell in love!
This beautiful dress is from Ourfox and it is my favorite!!

I decided it would be fun to have red, white and blue
and pinwheels to go along with my current obsession!
We decorated the greenbelt with pom poms, pinwheels,
and balloons in red, white and blue!

I set up a station for all the little cowgirls and cowboys
to drop off their gift and pick up a hat from Oriental Trading!
This adorable stand was created by the super talented

I contacted Happy Hooves and they brought 2 of the sweetest ponies!
The owner and her assistant were great with the kids and led them round and round.
Kelsey declared this was her favorite part!

Our little guests were all so excited for a ride on the ponies!
They lined up to ride over and over again!

Of course any party is all about the food,
and I had fun thinking up favorite treats
in red, white and blue!

The Lofthouse cookies and donuts were a big hit, and I didn't have to make them!
The layered rice krispy treats were totally easy, and always popular! 

My husband cut the watermelon and put a few stars on top for fun!
The strawberry & blueberry cups were popular 
and we liked them with a little whipped cream on top!
There was water and strawberry soda on ice for the little parched pony riders!

After the ponies went home, we played pin the tail on the pony!
I made this cute poster with clip art from Print Candee and printed it at Costco!
Most of the tails were placed on the pony's rump, but a few ended up on the outsides!
The kids thought it was hilarious to see where the next one would go!

While the kids were busy with their game, I got the cupcakes ready!
I ordered these adorable red, white and blue layered cupcakes from Cupcake Friday!
The darling pinwheels on top were made to match perfectly by Earth Cookie Creations!

We all sang happy birthday and cheered as she blew out 5 candles!

As all our little party guests went home, I sent them with a fun bundle...
a pinwheel, glow in the dark bracelets, and popcorn!

We had a blast celebrating our little girl's birthday!
Thanks to all the wonderful folks that made it so special!


SoYouThinkYouCanMom said...

You did an awesome job on the theme!!! I loved all the pics and I'll bet your little girl had a blast!

Tee Burgess said...

Um, why aren't you doing this for a job?? Can you please design my daughter's next bday party!

Desiree Eaglin said...


Catalina said...

I love the gift station -- so clever!

Cherish said...

I've been waiting impatiently to see the pictures and it was more amazing than I imagined! The gift and hat station was absolutely adorable. I agree with the previous comment - maybe you should think about party planning!

Maribel Reyes said...

How adorable! I love pinwheels and never thought of them as a theme for a birthday party... :)

My name is Rita said...

Oh my! What a adorable party! If you get a chance, please link up to my linky party:

Charisa said...

How much fun! Love all the details, especially the hats for everyone. Well done!

Kate said...

Oh! This is the party of my 7 year old's dreams! A PONY?! Beautiful photos too!

Andrea said...

SO cute! And I love the dress. My twins just turned five and I'm still recovering... :)

Laurie Gallamore said...

You did such a great job, Jaime! Her dress is adorable, and so is she. Definitely a little girl's dream party! xoxo

Jessica said...

Gorgeous and fun party! Thanks for including my Pinwheels!

Mormishmom @ Funky PolkaDot Giraffe said...

It was a lot of fun! Thanks for inviting us.

Jami said...

I adore a good party and yours was off the charts!!! Her dress was the cutest!!! Would love to have you as a regular "linker" at my weekly Tuesday To Do Party!
The Blackberry Vine

Style Sisters said...

So so darling! Come link up to my party that is going on right now and share this post with us.

Randi SowderingAbout said...

That dress your daughter wore is A-MAZING! Ut's so freaking cute! The rest of the party was pretty cool too! Great job!

I hope you join us for our link up this week, it closes tomorrow so hurry on over!

Our Pinteresting Family said...

Such an adorable party! I love your little girl's dress.

Navy Wifey Peters said...

Looks like a super fun and awesome party! I like the ponies!

Q @ JAQS said...

Awesome job !

I've featured your party here:



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