A Yo Gabba Gabba Birthday Party

It’s a Party, It’s a party for my Finn.
This past weekend, we had a few of Finn’s friends over for his 2nd Birthday.

Brobee and Muno were there in cupcake form :) I didn’t want to go too over the top with decorations because he is only two and how can I out do myself year after year? So, I kept it pretty simple. My best decision was ordering pizza instead of trying to cook and heat my kitchen up. I also made some White Wine Sangria – tutorial HERE

Like any good hostess, I enlisted help. My amazing mom did such a great job on the cupcakes. She didn’t just draw on a face with icing, everything was made from real food. Muno’s teeth are pieces of banana chips. Couldn’t you die over the Brobee one?

In my opinion, you can’t have a party without streamers and balloons. They are cliche for a reason.

We had to have some healthy snacks for the kids so they were too sugared up from the cupcakes.
I saw these fancy fruit ka-bobs on Pinterest. These are just cute for life, I don’t need a party to make these again.
Another Pinterest find… these DJ Lance Rock Radio party favors. The radio is a free printable from NickJr.com and you just tape it to a box of animal crackers. Yes please!
I came across a few birthday banners with the YGG faces but I changed mine a little and had just used their eyes.
I also made the Birthday Boy a shirt. Which didn’t stay clean or on for long. Tutorial HERE. 
(on his new trampoline)
I would say it was a great time. Any party that ends with eating a cupcake in your underwear is a success in my book.

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  1. hahahahaha love that last picture! amazing decorating job!!! the food table is incredible–can’t wait to see your sangira recipe!

    http://www.cupcakesomg.blogspot.com

  2. Love Finn’s party! You did such a fantastic job with the cupcakes and decorations. WAY TO GO!!

  3. Oh my goodness! What an adorable party!! Such cute ideas! Thanks for sharing.

  4. What a fun birthday party idea. Love the cupcakes.

    I would love for you to share this over on my mommy solution meme.

    http://www.crystalandcomp.com/2011/08/the-mommy-club-share-your-resources-and-solutions-4/

  5. very cute, love it!

  6. I love the monster theme and how you tied together the food, clothing and decor. The banner is too cute! And I love how you displayed the cupcakes.

  7. What a cute party!! :)
    I will feature those adorable cupcakes at tomorrow’s {nifty thrifty sunday}!!
    Can’t wait to see what you’ll share this week! ;)
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

  8. What a fabulous birthday party!! Everything is amazing!! My kids can only wish to get a birthday party so put together. Love it. I will be featuring this tomorrow at Strictly Homemade Tuesday. Thanks so much for sharing!!!

  9. What a great party! You pulled everything together and doesn’t look overdone. I’m in the midst of planning a pirate party for my son’s 3rd birthday in a few weeks. Love the pizza idea, so much in fact I just told my dh we’ll be doing the same =)

  10. The banner and boom boxes are adorable!!! SO cute.

  11. I’m having a YGG party for my son in 2 weeks and am wondering exactly how you made the banner. Can you tell me how? Thanks!!

  12. Jessica email me and I can send you some instructions :)

  13. How did you do the banner? I was thinking about throwing a similar party for my little girl in January! Looked like a fantastic party! :) if you want you can email me at nikita.shepherd@yahoo.com

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  16. I can’t find the boombox printable on nick jr. Do you happen to still have the link? I think the party is the cutest!! I would love to make the animal cracker party favors….

  17. here is the direct link to the printable…

    http://www.nickjr.com/printables/dance-party-decorations.jhtml

    its on page 3 of the decorations :)

  18. This is so darn cute! I may use these ideas for my daughter’s birthday!

  19. where did you get the dj lance boombov?

  20. I realize you posted these photos a year ago but I was wondering if you could tell me specifically how you made your banner. I am not crafty at all but I would love to make this for my sons second birthday. Thank you so much!

  21. LOVE these ideas! I am wondering which kind and where you got animal cracker boxes to fit the printable boom boxes. It seems like the general barnum boxes would be too long!

  22. Wow that was odd. I just wrote an very long comment but
    after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again.

    Anyway, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

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