Party Recap

Due to the weather a quick change of plans had to be made. We had to move everything into our small house. Even though it didn't go as planned, it still turned out wonderful!


Party Highlights

  • Desserts

    Strawberry Cake and Ice Cream

  • Budget

    I made all the decorations, paper crafts etc so most of the money went towards cake and food! $200

  • Best Moment

    Our photographer cancelled an hour before the party! Nice Huh! So I had to wing it...and I am NOT a photographer! lol

  • What People Ate

    Chicken Strips, Slaw, Baked & Green Beans, Chips & Dip.

  • What People Drank

    Sweet Tea

  • Most Touching Moment

    Reading the "wisdom" cards that everyone wrote out.


Party Helpers



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    Liz S wrote:

    Hello Melissa! I LOVE your pictures! i found it while searching for ideas for my daughters first birthday. I am also doing pink giraffe and polka dots. I found the clip art you used. I may be dumb but can you tell me how you did all that? I also have a cricut im going to make decor with...thank you so much! Liz

  • Melissa M

    Melissa M wrote:

    Hey Liz! I made all the printable stuff myself. I'll glady customize them for you if you want them! :) Feel free to email me melmccord at yahoo.com

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    PartyLoverAS wrote:

    hi, i´m planning a 1st year party and this theme is perfect i love it, where did you get the printable ítems? may i see the invitation polease???