Outdoor Movie Night Birthday – the Eats!
Mini burger bar
Our mini burger bar consisted of burgers, buns, crunchy fresh iceberg lettuce and ketchup! I think I made up 60 mini patties, and for the buns I bought dinner rolls and sliced out the middle! (Thank you, Hoppi, for “bun” idea.)
Beverage of choice
Our beverage of choice was this: Water! When my daughter asked for soda I asked her, do you want soda or party favors for your guests? I made her weigh out what was more important to her, since we were trying to keep costs down. She decided on water.
Funfetti mini-fluted cakes were made for each girl the night before. We had 3 flavors of frosting and we gathered up the miscellaneous bottles of sprinkles (from past holidays) in our kitchen. The girls got to frost and decorate their own cakes!
How many kids get to lie outside on blankets, watching movies and hanging out with friends? The girls plopped their blankets and pillows on the grass, and using extension cords, we rolled out the TV and DVD player and watched Hairspray. They had new silky pillowcases to lie on, and the weather was crisp and cool. Enchanting evening indeed.
(If any of my “local” friends want to ever borrow my mini-fluted cake pans, or my GIANT cupcake pan – just let me know!)