Saturday, January 26, 2013

:: Stuck on Super Heroes- Partying with my Kids!

I've seemed to have a running theme lately, first I mentioned The Justice League here;
then I announced that I had a key to the Fortress of Solitude leading some to believe I was posting about my bathroom ?!
and now today... I truly am talking up the Super Heroes...and revealing more about my life... than I should probably!

You've been warned...

This past week was my favorite 5 year old's birthday---he is very much into Super Heroes

His Mom-- being One of his favorite Super Heroes-- recently started nursing school-- so I stepped up and helped with the decorations.

Do you have a piñata at your birthday parties?  We do. Have you priced an empty piñata lately? I have.  Not cheap.  I went to Dollar General the other day.  I came back with supplies in hand and THIS IS MY CREATION...

not too bad, for my first piñata!  The empty ones at the store...$12.50...mine, $3.50!!!
My daughter bought the table cloths, napkins and cupcake mixes and spray can icing... The "city scape" and "BAT signal"...was part of the table cloth going into the trash... I free handed these and taped them behind the window frame on the wall. Instant Gotham!!!

The cartoon effect was given by placing, what I call..."SPLAT" WORDS all over the place.
I made them last weekend while up watching British Comedies on T.V. with The Honey...he is a regular- walking- talking- Onomatopeia Man!

Here is what we did with  the rest of the black table cloth.  On one side I drew (w/chalk) a huge bat signal / emblem and then I cut it out and turned it over so you couldn't see the chalk. Instant party decoration!

Then while Mommy ran around getting everyone into their SUPER HERO COSTUMES... I put the finishing touches on the cupcakes. 
They were a hit. 
We represented both DC and Marvel...we're not partial
Superman, Spider-Man, Batman...Flash, Wonder Woman and we had about 3 Robin cupcakes (we know he's a side-kick; but a hero none-the-less) 

"GREAT GINGIVITIS, BATMAN! WHY ARE YOUR TEETH BLUE?" 


Here are the little Masked Crusaders: Robo-man (on the floor), Super Reader (in the green) Super Girl, Batman, Super-dum-Bob -The- Caped- Rebel (Refusing to wear a costume; Able to stir up a stink AND!... put out fires w/ those boots!) and Iron man (the birthday boy) 



My own 4 Heroes: Ms. Captain American-O, RojO- Iron-Man-O- and ChicO...because all the Good ones end in "O".  (No Ninja Turtles were present for today's gathering...DRATS!)


...and for your enjoyment... Here I am in my Diana Amazonian Princess outfit...
 Why?
Well, because... Really?


 Do I have to explain it?


FYI: for those of you, who have followed my blog for a long time and offered prayers and encouragement...Yes! Super-dum-Bob-The-Caped-Rebel's true identity is THE BIG "E" --my how he is growing!  He is 2 1/2 and talking great now, only he can't say 'sponge bob' he says "dum-bob" instead. Which in my opinion is appropriate. ;) 

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So teach us to number our days. That we may present to you a heart of Wisdom. Psalm 90:12

 

9 comments:

  1. Looks like everyone had a great time! Good ideas too.

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  2. What fun! Love the decorations with the splat words. The cupcakes are so cute and I love seeing all of the super heroes. (especially you)

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  3. What a fun party! Great idea to make your own pinata!

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  4. You mean it's not "dum bob"? How wonderful is this party? I have to say I really like "Super Reader" 's costume and her cool handle. And of course you are Wonder Woman, I mean you are the spitting image and you are actually MORE powerful than she ever was. Making your own Pinata - Super Smart Woman! We used to make ours out of paper mache and then decorate them. They just get smashed up anyway! Happy birthday to the birthday boy! Ann

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  5. What great decorations! Looks like the perfect party for a 5 year old. Bet everyone had a great time!

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  6. Ahh, so much fun, Pat. And speaking of super heroes, you are one super grandma !!! Your grands are adorable!

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  7. Very fun Pat! I love the costumes and those cupcakes!

    Have a great day.
    Pam

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  8. My kids are all older now, but I do remember those fun kids parties. It looks like everyone had a great time.

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