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Party Planning is taking over....

This Saturday is our son's 7th Birthday. It's the birthday every year where we invite, friends...friends it's a Summer birthday we always do a big backyard party. This year the theme is Zachary's Backyard Beach Birthday Bash.. I have been in planning mode for 4 months...gathering information...printables...ideas...etc...writing it all down in my notebooks (there are many of these in my collection of party ideas). It's finally coming down to the wire and I am beat beyond beat!  We had few RSVP's that were no's and it appears that about 75 people will bless us with sharing the day...just wanted to share a few things that I have been working on...

Party Central....our family room bar...I take over when a party is in planning
mode..sorry honey...

There will be a Sweets & Souvenirs Table for the kids to fill bags...

My budget

Gotta have the shells....

Holy Goodie bags Batman.....

Don't you think it makes life easier when you are trying to feed all your kids
to have the plastic utensils wrapped up in a napkin?  I always did...

Ah, my cookie cake pedestal...on a budget...tutorial coming soon...

We have a full house of out of town guests staying with us starting Friday morning...
and I actually hired our neighbor girls to work the party for me...complete with
uniforms and all!  

Without giving away too many surprises (since there are some of you coming who ready
our blog)....there will be a Beach Boardwalk complete with sand.....Water World....YUMMO Food and more...can't wait to share it all with you and blogland on Sunday Night (if I am still standing up straight by


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