Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Little Baby Bee

We had a Bumble Bee Party for Little Miss' 1st Birthday.
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I tried to make these little bees out of cake pops, but apparently I made their bodies too big because they were pretty wobbly.  Back to the drawing board ~ a friend suggested I try marshmallows.  Worked like a charm!
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My dear friend came over to help assemble.  We made up 24 of these cupcakes in a jar two days ahead of time.  They froze and thawed beautifully, were so moist and delicious, and the best part ~ no prep work the day of the party.  Just took them out of the freezer in the morning to serve that afternoon.  LOVED it!

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And, of course, lemonade in Mason jars.  Next time I will use smaller jars ;)  These quart ones are great for very thirsty people ;)
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It was such fun.
Taylor had a wonderful first birthday.
 She was really getting the hang of opening gifts toward the end.
And if she hadn't been . . .well, big Sissy Kam was right there to help.

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11 comments :

Kelli said...

Great job on the party. I love the theme and how everything turned out.

Jenny said...

What a cute party! That lemonade pic is making me thirsty!

Erica @ All About Aleigha said...

Such a cute party. And the birthday girl is adorable too!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh my gosh...her little hair tie on the top of her head? THE cutest thing I have ever seen!
Well, you know I am so in love with the bee theme. Her party looks wonderful....you are such a good mama.
I will share this marshmallow trick with LoLo...she's been trying to perfect her cake pops. You should see my kitchen....oy vey.
xo

Connie Weiss said...

What a beautiful party!! Love the theme and the cupcakes in a jar.

Happy Birthday little one!

Foursons said...

You did a beautiful job Liz! Happy 1st Birthday to that sweet girl.

jennohara said...

SO cute!! I love the theme!

Sarah Kate said...

This is beautiful, Liz! You did a wonderful job, as always. I love the marshmallow bees - they really turned out adorable!

Kelli @ RTSM said...

Liz that is such a cute party! I love the marshmallow bees and the cupcakes in the jars! I need to figure out how to make bees boyish so I can use it as a theme:)

iamahoneybee.com said...

what did you use for the bee wing on the marshmallows?

Liz @ Sugarplum Creations said...

I used Wilton Vanilla Candy Melts, cut in 1/2 :)

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