Party Recap

Allister has been nicknamed "our little mermaid" since she was born, as she entered this world underwater via waterbirth. Her halloween costume was a mermaid, and it was only fitting that her party was also a mer-party! It morphed into more of an ocean theme, for the mermaid.


Party Highlights

  • Best Dressed

    the birthday girl in her fancy dress and beautiful starfish headband by tututwirls and little pearl boutique

  • Desserts

    fish bowl jello, rice krispy and swedish fish sushi, gummy sharks, swiss cake roll sushi, oyster and pearl lemon cookies, chocolate seashells, swedish fish and of course, cake! we had a carrot smash cake and a 2 layered cherry almond amaretto and vanilla rum cake by Frills Bakery in Denver Colorado.

  • Activities / Games

    we buried seashells in the sandbox for the kids to dig up!

  • Budget

    didn't keep track. made most of everything ourselves!

  • Party Favors

    little white buckets of sand dollars, pirate coins, pearl necklaces and bracelets, and teal bubbles.

  • Best Moment

    spending the afternoon with our friends and family, eating, playing horseshoes.

  • What People Ate

    So many delicious ocean treats! Sushi, handmade by my sister in law, octopus veggie dip & sea cucumbers, carrots and broccoli, goldfish crackers, fish bowl jello, frozen bubbles (grapes on a skewer), peanut butter and jellyfish sushi, seashell mac n cheese, octopus hotdogs.

  • What People Drank

    triton's tonic (7-up, blue hawaiian punch, and coconut and pineapple icecream), sip of the sea (water bottles) and kirin beer, with corona and soda also available.

  • Funniest Moment

    baby didn't like her cake and was upset that we tried to make her taste it!


Party Helpers

  • Frills Cake Shop

    Cake designer

    AMAZING Bakery, most reasonably priced compared to all the other shops I checked out, and the cake was GORGEOUS, just what I asked for. Plus, it was delicious! http://www.frillscakeshop.com/flavors.html


  • Skadoodles


    Kim was the awesome sushi maker! She also made all the dessert sushi's. She is a master caterer, and everything she makes is delicious. Definitely give her a call, she is fabulous and we use her for all our events! http://www.skadoodlesgifts.com/

    (303) 660-9993

  • HisBeloved Studio

    Graphic Designer

    HBStudio really needs to update her facebook page, the things she has been creating lately are not posted and she does SO MANY fun parties! she isn't available on etsy yet, but everything she does is completely custom to fit your party. the things she designed for this party are too cute! http://facebook.com/hisbelovedstudio

  • Tutu Twirls

    Dress designer

    Jill made Alli's dress totally custom for her party. We loved it and she was awesome!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TutuTwirls

  • Paper White Designs


    Cutest poms, made on short notice! http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaperwhiteDesigns

  • Little Pearl Boutique

    Accessories Designer

    my favorite etsy shop! she makes the CUTEST bows and did these for the party totally custom. they are high quality, great price, and i loved what she made!! order from her, i have twice already and plan on doing more! http://www.etsy.com/shop/LittlePearlBoutique


1 comment

  • Anais A

    Anais A wrote:

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