Maxi’s Second Birthday Party

A month later, and I finally got her birthday party pictures up! My sister had snapped some iPhone photos the day of and I didn’t even really realize it, but it was a sweet surprise when she sent them my way last week. Thank you, Kirsty!

We did a “tumble into two” birthday party theme as one of our favorite family activities is Maxi’s Little Gym class. It’s been so fulfilling to watch her confidence soar. Maxi isn’t a daredevil by any means and neither was I as a child. From her first class where she was timid to try anything to now watching her grin with confidence as she walks across the balance beam- we have seen such change in her. It’s been a joy to watch her try new things- and I knew it would be great for her birthday party.

For some mamas wondering where I sourced items, here is what I used to plan her party:

Cake: Sugarbiscuit Cakery {flavor chocolate & strawberry}

Food: Chick-Fil-A Party Trays

Decor: Berry Pom & James {see my blog post here}

Maxi’s Shirt: Etsy

Party Favors: Bags, Stickers, Star Crayons, YumEarth Suckers, Play-Doh, Star Bubbles

Invitations: Pink Champagne Designs

In keeping with a star theme on the invitations, we added star details to her cake, party favors and party decor! Berry Pom & James did a fabulous job with all the decor, plates and balloons! She has a section on her site where you can shop by theme- I was actually shopping on there last night for a baby shower coming up, so it makes it nice where you aren’t spending 4 hours online trying to find plates and cups and balloons that all coordinate. And while kids don’t give a thought to all the matching pieces, there’s just something peaceful to me as a mom to put all this together. I looked forward to her excitement for months before her party, and then to watch her clap her hands with her friends as they tore into their party favors meant so much!

I always love to share these little personal life posts as a way to document our life as blogs have always been intended to do. Thank you all for sharing in this with me and allowing me that opportunity!

We are currently back from our little weekend trip to Scottsdale, so I’m working on a blog post for that on all of our favorite spots to enjoy while there. Have a great start to your week!

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  1. What a great party, everything looks lovely! I love the decor, the pink and purple theme is so cute! 🙂 ❤️

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    Published 12 Mar 19Reply
  2. Julie wrote:

    Love these posts, the birthday girl looks like she had a fabulous time! Looking forward to your Scottsdale post, I would love to see what you packed – I’m flying out there next week for a vaca too!

    Published 12 Mar 19Reply
  3. Laura Leigh wrote:

    Absolutely adorable! Her little tee is the cutest thing ever – love it!

    xo Laura Leigh
    Louella Reese

    Published 13 Mar 19Reply