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A month ago, Tigger said he wanted a Minecraft themed 6th birthday party. He then changed his mind to Ben 10, and then changed his mind again to superhero and then again to Minecraft. At this point I quickly locked down on it and went online to get an invitation.

Party Steps :
1. Make a guest list first: mine came to 20 kids.
2. Pick Venue: Royal Stables in Abu Dhabi is my favourite party destination in cooler weather. It is where we had my little sister’s baby shower also.
3. Date: Yes, pick the venue before the date to see if the venue is free, if it can accommodate  kids etc.
The party was going to be the day after his birthday as it just was more convenient for everybody.

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The invitations turned out beautifully, and Tigger was super excited to hand them out. He gave them to his classmates, his teacher, his swimming coach, and so on. Suffice to say we had over 20 people at the party.

I will be posting more details of the party soon.

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Vendors:
Invite design from Chakra19Shop on Etsy .
The print was done by a company called Advertec locally.

We wanted the food to be wholesome, colorful and fun to look at.

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We set out a buffet, which began with loads of canapés and
other finger food and dips. We also added salads.

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For the main course we not only had small portions of wraps,
grilled chicken, rice and a few curries, but we added fish and chicken fingers
with chips for the kids as well.

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We also had a few Arabic dishes like skewers and kebabs.

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Our dessert table was extensive with macaroons, trifles,
cheese cakes, eclairs and more in individual portions. The highlight of the
dessert table was the beautiful croquem boche that you can see only a part of
the pictures.

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My favourite were these heavenly mini chocolate cakes with
the tiny bee on them. They were super cute.

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And finally the cake that was cut. We didn’t want an ostentatious one, but still it had to be sweet and to theme. The caterers did an amazing job of it.
We were super happy.

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Vendors:

The entire catering was done by Dclub, who can make
literally all your food dreams come true.

Follow the series
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Invite
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Decor
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Kids Activities
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Games And Favors

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We went all out on the decoration. We had everything, including a large red riding hood themed signage.

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Gorgeous white chairs with bright red tie backs, and red table clothes with picnic style table runners. Red and teal lanterns and paper fans hanging down from the trees. And a grandma’s house that you can sort of see in the background.

IST_6549 Centre pieces that looked like tree stumps with white twigs that had crystals hanging on them, and the red riding hood and the carriage leaning on it.

 

IST_6863 There was a photo background, where people could take selfies or fun pictures.

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The weather, the sunshine, and the amazing people that came made the day all the more special. Thank you all.

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Follow the series
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Invite
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Food
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Kids Activities
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Games And Favors

Vendors:
The decor was done by the amazing Luminous events whom I have known for what seems like forever. They always do an amazing job.

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To people who don’t have sisters, sometimes its hard to explain what having a sister is like. Suffice to say i think that most times, it is THE BEST. And I should know, I have two.
My little sister is expecting her second baby soon and my big sister and I decided to throw her a baby shower.
If you didn’t already know, i LOVE planning parties. We were hard pressed to find a theme that would be feminine, but sort of fun too. My big sister picked teal and red as the colors, and as soon as i saw red, i thought it would be amazing to have a Red Riding Hood or to adapt it to the baby shower, Red Riding Carriage Theme.
This is a 5 part series. This is the invitation that we send out last week for the party. We loved how amazing the card turned out.
I am so excited about this series.

Read on for
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Decor
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Food
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Kids Activities
Red Riding Carriage Themed Baby Shower – Games And Favors

…wonderful! Yes, today was absolutely wonderful. I love days which I have been looking forward to for a while and today was definitely one of those days. My little sister is expecting her second baby and we threw a wonderful shower party for her – full of love, fun and some amazing food *obviously*.

The theme was Little Red Riding Hood, and it was HEAPS of fun.