Party Recap

My son loves movies and everything to do with them. We had a showing of the new "diary of a wimpy kid" in the kids' room of our church. We have a local popcorn store in town. I let him pick out his favorite popcorn flavors for the popcorn buffet.


Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Popcorn cupcakes. Cupcakes topped with mini marshmallows. Dipped watered down yellow food coloring and dabbed it with a food paintbrush to look like butter Total dessert cost: $5

  • Party Favors

    "Party popcorn" This stuff is awesome. Melt white chocolate. Toss popcorn in the chocolate and spread out on pan. Quickly sprinkle with sprinkles. Amazing!!! I put some in a ziplock bag and put the bag in mini paper bags (hobby lobby). Sealed them with a clothes pin and added handmade thank you's. so many requests for this recipe from parents! We added small baggies (jewelry section at hobby lobby) filled with popcorn flavored jelly bellys (local candy store here in grand haven). Total party favor cost: $15 for 15

  • Activities / Games

    Watched "diary of a wimpy kid" 1/2 way through we paused for presents and cupcakes.

  • Budget


  • What People Ate

    Hot dogs, and 7different popcorn flavors from popcorn paradise in grand haven, mi. I found mini theatre candies at party city Total food cost: $40

  • What People Drank

    Mini water bottles. Water bottle wrappers were scrapbook paper Total drink cost: $5

  • Best Moment

    Seeing my son's face when he was surprised with the party!

  • Decorations

    Popcorn buckets-dollar general $1x7 Small buckets-dollar general $1 for two Popcorn banner-hobby lobby $10, used 40% off coupon=$6 Popcorn bags (these were great quality!)-hobby lobby 8/$4, used 40% of coupon=$2.40


Party Helpers

  • Popcorn paradise

    Popcorn store

  • Popcorn paridise

    Popcorn for the popcorn buffet


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