Smashie’s third birthday theme had to be , absolutely had to be Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It was just one of those books that I had read to him so often that he had it memorized. Both the illustrations and the text drew us both in night after night. And to hear his little voice say Erwick Carwool always melted me to a little puddle! AND the upshot was that it came with its own menu plan, bonus!
The obvious colour scheme was red, green and yellow. After MUCH Pinterest surfing late at night I decided on the specific details that would work for us, because we are a real family-not professional party planners! This was to be Smashie’s last at home party as he is wanting to go to our local Boys and Girls Club this year for a ‘big boy party’. While having ten kiddos plus parents in my house is a challenge it is also nice since I can set up through out the morning.
So here is what we came up with…..