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Thursday, October 28, 2010

A Yankee Baseball Birthday Party

Today my baby boy turns 6 years old.

I think I will have to always refer to him as my baby boy, even when he is 35.

This past weekend we celebrated the much anticipated Yankee Birthday Party. After watching the Yankee’s loose to the Rangers just the night before and a day filled with rain and drizzle, we still managed to have a good time.



Here are the invites that we found on ebay, not sure how they get away making these {legal}!

The cake and ice cream table was set up inside at the kitchen table.




With Peanuts


And cracker jacks.


Logo hats ready for ice cream to be dipped up.


And chocolate cupcakes to devour!


We planned for a fun filled day in the back yard playing a game of baseball and the dizzy bat spin race. And then it rained and rained and rained…


The party was moved to our garage.


Just the place everyone dreams to welcome guests into!


Yes, I was frustrated at first but then seeing Gabe getting all excited it really didn’t matter how the party went down. HE was having a blast.


Concessions were set up along one wall of the garage


and I put my volunteer staff to work.


They all wanted a turn at dishing out the hotdogs and working the nacho bar.


We didn''t have a baseball  game but we did have a hopper race


And let me tell you my son can sweat up a storm in his sleep, no lie!

 

My nephew enjoyed the mud the most.


It was time to blow out the candles


Crack open the piƱata and watch them go mad!

 

Everyone took home a goodie bag, Yankee cup and their hopper!



And little man slept with a smile on his face all night long, mission accomplished!


Linking up at these great sites Show off Your Party - Transformation Thursday's - Somewhat Simple - Black Cat Design - House of Hempworths - Thrilling Thursday - Fingerprints on the Fridge - Sassy Sites - Finding Fabulous - Making it With Allie -  Sew Can Do


21 comments:

  1. LOVE it! So cute and creative! :) You have a darling boy!

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  2. Wow! That's quite the birthday party! What a cutie!

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  3. Amazing!! Your party ideas are wonderful!

    Please stop by my Commercial Break Thursday and link up! http://suzysartsycraftsysitcom.blogspot.com/2010/10/commercial-break-thursday-promote_28.html

    suzy

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  4. wow! i am so impressed. it is obvious that so much thought went into this party. AND it was all executed beautifully. definitely a home run, mom!!! (sorry - i couldn't resist! ;))

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  5. Awesome! May be borrowing ideas from this party for my little guy's birthday! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  6. What an awesome party! We are diehard Yankees fans in our house too!

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  7. Hey, Kate! Thank you so much for sharing your party with me! I love the photos - your work is amazing. I just shared on our FB wall...coming up on our blog! Thank you! :)

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  8. OH. MY. WORD! That is seriously GORGEOUS! What a fabulous job! I want you and your staff to come do a party for me! ;)
    You should come link this up to my Making It With Allie Link Party! I think it would make a Fabulous addition!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  9. What an amazing party! You didn't miss one single detail! WOW! I am very impressed! Looks like Gabe had a GREAT time!
    Thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet comments! Mitch's story moves me, too. Everytime!

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  10. I'm glad you came by to link this up!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  11. Stopping back to let you know I'm featuring this as one of the Making It With Allie Features this week! Come on by and grab a button!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  12. I love this. I want to go to a party like this. And I'm not even a baseball fan! :) Great job!

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  13. Great party! Adore the baseballs set into peanuts!!

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  14. This is such an awesome party! I love all the details and how tailored everything looks. And looks like the birthday boy had a blast which is always the best part. Thanks for sharing! I would love to feature it on my blog if its OK with you.

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  15. The post is up if you want to check it out: http://amyrocreations.blogspot.com/2010/12/inspiration-yankee-baseball-birthday.html

    Thanks for letting me share it!

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  16. This is exactly what I'm wanting to do except for my lil man's first birthday because baseball season has just started and i'm having his party in a little over a month! All of your creative ideas are definitely gonna be useful! [:

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  17. I LOVE all of these ideas! I am planning my son's first birthday party now. We are doing the Yankee theme as well. I had some questions... where did you buy those popcorn bags? Also, is that tissue paper in the peanut boats? EXCELLENT JOB!

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  18. These were so great! I am inspired!!

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  19. Please let me know where I can purchase the NY favor, thank you tags & concession pennants.

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  20. Where is the ribbon from? Too cute! Love it all!

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