Michael turned 3! We decided to celebrate the big day with tractors and cake. This is the first theme birthday party I’ve ever done, so I wasn’t quite sure how it would come out. Since the main theme was a John Deere tractor, I decided to do everything in green and yellow.
Lemonade seemed to be the perfect beverage to serve since it’s yellow. I pulled wild grass from outside and stuffed it underneath the drink dispenser. I then decorated the table with the leftover lemons.
The cake was really fun. I made two round cakes. I decorated the bottom cake in brown frosting with Michael’s name on it, and the top with green frosting and a yellow fence. I used yellow sugar sheets for the details. I then stuck a toy tractor on top to tie it in a little more. The tractor was a fun addition for Michael. Since I ran out of cake batter, I ended up making brownies for one of the layers on the cake. It was quite a yummy surprise.
I also decorated the table with Michael’s 3 year photos. We took them recently, so I decided to frame my favorites and send one home with each of the grandparents as a “party favor”.
Another fun addition was Dirt in a Cup. Chocolate pudding, oreos and gummy worms in a cup. It fit the theme so well, and I knew Michael would love it. Anything with dirt and candy can steal a little boy’s heart.
One of my favorite decorations of the day was Michael’s tractor painting. That morning while we were getting ready for the party, I decided I wanted to get a handprint and footprint of Michael. I wanted to remember how big his hands and feet were when he turned three. What would be more fun than incorporating it into a fun tractor painting! We had a blast making it!
It was just such a fun day! Celebrating our little Michael with family around was the best part of it all!
Hard to decide which one to have a piece of! Might as well have one of each!