Birthday donuts, a tradition.
One of the gifts we got Caleb was the Bean Boozled Jelly Belly game. He was so excited. If you aren't familiar with this game, it is basically a game of chance. You have a pile of jelly beans and a spinner. You spin the spinner and you eat whatever jelly bean it lands on. Sounds safe enough right? Wrong. For every good tasting jelly bean there is a nasty, horrifying jelly bean. But you don't know what you get until you eat it. So you could get a "Juicy Pear" (yum) or a "Booger" (gross). You could get "Peach" (yum) or "Barf" (double gross). Because the nasty ones look like the yummy ones....you are either in for a pleasant surprise or you are running to the nearest trashcan. The boys LOVED this and giggled like crazy the entire time. I gave it a try but after eating a "Stinky Sock" jelly bean I was done. No thank you.
Caleb hasn't had a birthday party since his SK8 party 3 years ago. Caleb didn't want a big party this year either, he just wanted 2 friends from his homeschool co-op to come over. So the guest list was small but if you know me I do big decorations. I love this kind of stuff. Love it. I did tone it down a little...sorta.
Theme: Basketball (of course)
I got the birthday banner on Etsy. I made the scoreboard. I added a few of his wheelchair basketball medals.
Bouncy basketballs for decorations and the kids took them home after the party.
Orange sherbet punch.
The cake! Caleb loved this! It's just a basic cake with chocolate frosting. Reeses Pieces are used to make the basketball. So cute and easy!
Basketball Oreo pops.
The face when he saw his cake.
I'm a mom of an eleven year old.
All boys. Six boys in one house makes for a fun and crazy afternoon. There was a lot of running, nerf gun shooting and video game playing. It was perfect.