throwing a cowboy-themed party for your child? here’s what i did for my son’s first birthday party!
venue: Maya Playgarden, our preschool with a ranch feel
invitations: handmade with baby’s picture in a cowboy hat
set-up: ranch-like. kraft paper as table runners. brown paper bags with cut-out letters for the streamers instead of tarpaulin. baby pictures hanging on twine as decor. sweet corn cut in circles on a stick to look like flowers.
for children - carrot burger, spaghetti (by default in children’s parties!:), cheese lumpia, sweet corn flowers on a stick, dirty ice cream in mango and cheese flavors, polvorina, kalamansi cupcakes. beverage: kalamansi juice.
for adults - spaghetti, assorted sandwiches, lumpiang shanghai, sweet corn flowers on a stick, lechon, pork bbq, cassava bibingka, polvorina, buko pandan, kalamansi cupcakes, leche flan. kalamansi juice.
cake: cowboy hat (carrot cake in fondant icing)
entertainment: live acoustic
games: apple-eating contest, relay, pin the tail, lasso the horse, pabitin
other gimmicks/attractions: best in cowboy costume contest, free-for-all playground
giveaways: cake pops (horse design)