Sunday, May 26, 2013

Mother's Day and a Birthday Celebration

I know it's really late to be posting about Mother's Day, but I wanted to go ahead and document it here. :) If you missed my post about our Graduation Party Decor/Food and a Gift Idea for Grads, click HERE We had a family get together at our house to celebrate Mother's Day and a Birthday. We just celebrated both in the same day. Here are a few pics: 


I love these little metal birthday hats!




I didn't have plates to match the napkins, so I just used these. I did open up a napkin and place it on top of a plastic plate to hold the smaller plates. That way it matched a little. :) I always tie ribbon on top of this plate holder too. I keep the ribbon so I can reuse it.



Here's a full shot of the table.

These pretzel hugs were a huge hit! Recipe coming soon...

I loved using these birthday mints on a cupcake plate.

I put more mints in this glass holder.

I'm so glad I picked this caddy up at Homegoods when I found it. I use it all the time at parties to hold forks and plastic cups. I usually tie coordinating ribbon on the handles. It was originally black and I spray painted it Heirloom White.

I wrapped each fork in a napkin and tied it with a piece of jute. Of course I saved the pieces of jute so I could reuse them. :)


I love this little wooden tray. I spray painted it heirloom white too and use it all the time now. 

Of course I had to put my birthday cake on the welcome sign.

Here's the cake I made. I know it doesn't look fabulous or anything, but you have to bake it in a cookie sheet, so there's not really a pretty way to display it. :) 

It's a chocolate sheet cake with cinnamon and brown sugar. So good!

I thought these flowers were so pretty.

 Here are a few more pics...




Well, I guess that's it for now. Thanks for stopping by!



16 comments:

  1. Cute decoration..that TEXAS sheath cake looks delicious.
    Also A Texas girl.

    Cathy Calamity Cupboard <;)

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  2. Oh what fabulous decorations, looks like so much fun. I love those hats too, how cute are they. The cake looks so yummy. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me and for the visit. Hugs, Marty

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  3. Texas sheet cake is so delicious. I have the most difficult time photographing anything brown or orange.

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    1. Texas sheet cake is one of my family's favorite desserts! So, so yummy! I have a hard time photographing brown things too. I wonder why that is? I still have a ton to learn about photography. :) Thank you for visiting!

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  4. Hi Lisa, your b-day cake looks yummy. Thanks for sharing and many more b-day wishes for you.

    Helen

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  5. Very cute! ... and the cake looks yummy :) Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

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  6. Awesome ideas and such CUTE decor! Love it! Would love it if you would link this up to Give Me The Goods Monday: 1 Party, 4 Blogs! http://www.rainonatinroof.com/2013/05/give-me-goods-monday-link-party-10.html
    Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

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  7. Great party! I love the birthday cake on the welcome sign, so cute!

    I'm hopping over from Give Me the Goods Monday. Have a terrific week!

    Ritchil
    http://chengand3kids.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank you! I got that cake on the welcome sign at Lillian Vernon a long time ago. :) Thank you for visiting!

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  8. Your decorations are so pretty! Looks like you had a very busy Mother's Day. I bet that cake was good. I've never heard of that kind before.

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  9. So festive and cute! Life to the full! Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle

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  10. Lisa, it looks like you had a wonderful party. So many good things to eat and very pretty decorations..Happy Thursday..Judy

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  11. Looks like a great celebration with lots of goodies to eat! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  12. So pretty! We call the cake Mexican sheet cake - I think because cinnamon and chocolate is a traditional Hispanic flavor. It's yummy!

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    1. I think I've heard it called that too. The cinnamon and chocolate are a great combo! Such a good cake! Thanks for visiting!

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  13. Oh very nice decoration..Feel nice to to get your post.

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