Caroline's House of Pancakes... The Pajama Party Rewind!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

I think this was my favorite party to date my dears... filled with lots of love, homemade touches, a funfetti layered cake, and my sweet three year old who was surrounded with love with so many friends and family who came to celebrate her special day! Here's a little recap with links to sources included at the bottom!
Party assembly came into full swing late last week and this crazy mama was running around gluing and taping and getting everything ready for a perfect pancake pj day...
Trader Joe's always comes to my rescue... gorgeous and bright colored stems for a springtime soiree
Our fun little beverage station... complete with pink coffee cups, sleeves,
and lids and all the coffee, tea, and hot cocoa you could imagine!
 



Favors this go around included Krispy Kreme sprinkled donut with custom tags that read "DONUT I'd Do Without a Friend Like You"...
My birthday girl and I in our yummies... yes, this was SO much fun and we were comfy, too! 
 Adult beverages are a must... fun cocktails for the older kids ;)
 All sorts of yummy treats were on the menu... yogurt and granola parfaits and chocolate chip pancake muffins for the win!
 And don't forget about the Fruit Loop Treats.. I ate my weight in those goodies! 
 My proud little baking confection... all by myself :) 
The topping station... complete with maple syrup, Hershey's chocolate syrup, bananas, strawberries, almonds, whipped cream, sprinkles and blueberries, too
 Cupcakes for our guests with fun toppers
 Yeah... Sister wasn't wanting to pose, but at least we tried! 
 Blowing out her big 3 firecracker candle!!!
 My favorite... little milk bottles for the kids (and adults, too) 
 More food and tablescape fun!
 You know I love any excuse to use my favorite chalkboard
So, there you have it... another birthday party down in the books! Thanks for reading along and sharing in all the goodness that was Caroline's big day. And no worries, I've already started plotting Carson's 2nd birthday ;)

Sources
Paper Goods (Invites, Tags, Food Tents, Banner, Cupcake Toppers, Etc): Beth Hart Designs
Caroline and Carson's Floral Pajamas: Eleanor Rose
My Zebra Pajamas: Target
Striped Cocktail Napkins // Straws // : Homegoods
Coffee Cups, Lids, Plates, Napkins, Cutlery, Cake Candle, Etc: Party City and Target
Plastic Milk Bottles and Coffee Cup Sleeves: 3 Sweet Memories on Etsy
Chalkboard Cake Banner: Target
Instagram Pictures: Postal Pix

- 28 Comments

  1. What a great idea for a party!! Anything is better when you can do it in your pj's!! Great job mommy!

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  2. What a fabulous party idea! Sounds delicious fun and comfy!!!

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  3. So cute! You did a great job putting it all together, Natasha! Caroline must have just loved it:) I got a sugar high just looking at the pictures:)

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  4. that is so cute! nothing better than a homemade birthday cake made by mom! I still request one at almost 29 years old

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  5. Fun! We're having a brunch gathering to celebrate Lawter's 1st birthday coming up in a month and yes, the adult beverages are a must! Might have to make some sugary cereal treats- they keep popping up all over my Pinterest page and yours look yummy!! Gorgeous party- great job mama!

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  6. This is everything! Such a cute and fun at home party.....I love it!

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  7. love love all the decorations!! so cute. xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  8. Your details are so delightful- love all the colors! Happy birthday to your sweet girl :)

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  9. You did such a fabulous job, I love it girl!! Everything is so cute and carefully thought out!

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  10. so cute! we did pancakes & pajamas for Elyse's 3rd birthday and it was one of my favorites! If she'd let me, I think I'd redo it every year! Bonus points for being able to celebrate in pjs!

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  11. So much sweetness! Cheers to you for putting on such an adorable 3rd birthday for your CC:) Love it!!!

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  12. this is all so stinkin cute!! LOVE it.

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  13. This is so awesome! What a great party! I love the theme. And that cake is amazing! I'm not sure if we're going to do a party for Mac this year, but Mim's 1st birthday will surely be epic!

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  14. SO the chalk board is like perfect.. Did you use those chalk paint pens?? Do tell!

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  15. This is the cutest party! All your food and decorations are adorable! The cake is especially fantastic! Caroline must have just been in heaven :)

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  16. Wow, it looks amazing! I love that idea of a pajama party! Very creative!

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  17. LOVE this party so much - the pj's, the donuts, the decor...all perfect! You did an amazing job! We're doing a breakfast for Caroline's party too. Any pointers you have...send them my way. :)

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  18. What an adorable party! I love your chalkboard easel, it's perfect!

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  19. Looove the theme of her party! It all turned out so cute!!

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  20. LOVE this theme! And chocolate chip pancake muffins?? Where did you find that recipe?

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  21. Everything looks awesome - and so cute!
    Where are your pjs from?
    x

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  22. Cutest party ever!!! Loved celebrating sweet CC! Now, can you just whip up all that food up again so I can come over and stuff my face? Seriously, everything was AMAZING! You are truly the hostess with the mostess!

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  23. I know I asked you once before, but I can't remember the answer. What brand of chalk pens do you use and do they wash off easily? Do you know if you can use them on chalkboard paint/wall? thanks lady

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    1. i actually buy the brands in stock at michaels and joanns... just make sure to get the chiseled tip kind!!

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  24. You nailed it, every detail was perfect! I loved your theme! Xo, Stephanie

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  25. Cute idea! But, shouldn't the tags have had "know what" in the text? As in "DONUT KNOW WHAT I'd do without a friend like you"? Seems to make more sense that way?

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