The Very Hungry Caterpillar (A Birthday)!

Someone pretty special has just turned one (sniff,sniff)!  I’m not quite ready to call him a toddler just yet…..I am still in denial.  Never the less, we had to celebrate this day in style!  Thanks to Jack’s super human appetite for all things edible and non-edible, we thought a party based on The Very Hungry Caterpillar  by Eric Carle would be appropriate. 

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Jack was in a great mood for the party.  I bought this shirt off of Etsy….you know how I love Etsy!

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My partner in crime, Dru (who I can’t seem to catch in a picture), created the Pinterest inspired Caterpillar pictured above.

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She also made the cupcakes……

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and the great display of Jack growing up this past year.  I’m pretty spoiled to have her help!  If you are following my 30 by 30 posts you know I am trying to complete at least 30 Pinterest projects.   I know we used at least six Pinterest ideas for this party, but for the sake of future ideas..I’m only going to count it as two.

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Our babysitter Karla, who is just like family, has been making my kids birthday cakes for years.  She did not disappoint with this one! 

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More sweets…an Oreo Cream Cake (yum), and fake ice cream cones, (made with cake batter).

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We did serve some “regular” food, that we tried to match to the food the caterpillar ate.

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Each guest received their very own bug kit!  I found these at Michael’s in the spring toys.

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It’s really that good!

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“I am tired, covered in cake, and full of sugar.  Please, no more pictures!”

It was a great day, but I hope this coming year moves a little slower….I’m not ready to plan his 2nd birthday!

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Comments

  1. Love the pictures. Your such a good mom. I love you!

  2. love those cake ideas!

  3. so cute! love you

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