Bewitching blog party Child’s Birthday

Hi everyone and welcome to my little corner of the world. Pour yourself some tea and sit a while. I thought a lot about what to post on for this The Bewitching home blog party. I have been super excited since Tenae announced it,  Being an (almost) Stay at home mom I am kind of in the throes of domesticity. It’s the life I lead day in and day out and speaking of that please visit my Book of Days for more day in and day out life. I finally decided to post about my daughter’s birthday.

Given that there might be some new folks visiting today let me just share a few things with you. I call my daughter Little she will be 3, and I very much dislike child birthday parties. Actually I dislike lots of parties like baby showers. It’s not that I don’t like to celebrate (I do!) It’s the structure of the majority of them I dislike. So how to throw a party for Little that will be fun for her and not make mama want to scream.

I decided on a fall carnival type party. Pumpkins and sugar for everyone!

<a note about the cupcakes I did not make them 🙂 sorry. One of my dear friends is an amazing baker and likes to make the cakes/ cupcakes for all the kiddos. She is without a doubt the best baker in town and better then the actual bakeries. It is what she loves to do and we love that she does it for us 🙂 This is what she said about the cupcakes: S’mores Cupcakes. Homemade toasted marshmallow frosting, a layer of graham cracker crumbs, melted chocolate crumbles, a layer of chocolate cake, another layer of chocolate and finally a crunchy graham cracker crust! I am not sure if she toasted the marshmallow frosting with a torch or in the broiler.>

We are going to paint pumpkins (you can get 40 mini pumpkins at Trader Joes for $28)

Do face painting. Kiddos got hearts and flowers and butterflies and Little got a kitty face.

Have pumpkin races by rolling them down our long steep driveway.

Make bird seed yummies for the birds.

When dry these rings just slip over branches.

And of course a pinata!

A wonderful day was had by all and now it is time for all to nap!

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18 thoughts on “Bewitching blog party Child’s Birthday

  1. Cant wait to see the photo’s. When you get a chance stop on by for a visit.
    http://mividalocacalistyle.blogspot.com/2012/10/lady-os-bewitching-home-tour.html

  2. Love those cupcakes and I am sure the birds will love the treats as well!

  3. I wish I had you as a mother when I was little! It’s my birthday today and I want to celebrate like you have. Really fun post.

    • poppyunderhill

      awe thank you so much! Happy Birthday! I hope you do something fun, just for you to celebrate!

  4. Hope she had a wonderful day!

  5. What a fun, autumnal birthday! I love how you guys made treats for the bird folk!

  6. Those have to be the most beautiful cupcakes!
    Have you shared how you do the coloration?

    • poppyunderhill

      Thank you I added a little note about the cupcakes. They were made by a dear friend of mine.

  7. Oh this is a great party, Im sure Little had a wonderful time, Thanks for sharing,

    Hazelxo
    http://didosdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/the-bewitching-home-candle-tutorial.html

  8. Oh wow those cupcakes look out of this world tasty! And gorgious!
    What a wonderful post. Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs
    Caroline

  9. Wonderful post! I love the idea of having kids paint little pumpkins. Those cupcakes…oh my gosh, I was almost drooling when I read your description of them! Thanks for your kind comment on my party post…

    Blessings,

    Victoria

    • poppyunderhill

      Thank you so much! The kiddos seemed to really like the pumpkins and everyone even the adults like the face painting. Yeah those cupcakes I may have to beg the recipe so I can share it with y’all.

  10. I would have eaten myself crazy at such a fun party!

  11. Those cupcakes are to die for! We don’t really do s’mores over here (Sweden) but yours sound delicious!

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