Daily Archives: July 10, 2018

Levi Loves Tacos (A Taco Birthday Party)

My little dude just turned 3 and we had a taco themed party!

He’s obsessed with food. Anytime we go to a party I ask him later what his favorite part was and he always says “the food.” Even if it’s lame greasy pizza. Even if there was a bounce house and pony rides and face painting and balloon animals. Food always wins.

He also loves the book Dragons Love Tacos. We morphed it a bit and left out the dragons, but otherwise pulled a lot of ideas from the book. We made the invitations look like mini books. Here are a couple pages from his invitation:

We had plenty of real tacos (beef and chicken – like the invite), with all the toppings in buckets (buckets of tacos!). There was also a taco cake and taco cookies (pantloads of tacos). I even made a boat for the table!

(I will be doing a separate post on the Taco Cookies. These were so fun to make!)

I found some cool taco floaties (here and here) for the pool which really tied together the taco pool party.

I made favor bags to match the Taco Cave bags from the book, which had a few goodies and also held the candy from the taco pinata.

Levi had a blast. He’s still talking about his taco birthday party days later!

We all had taco shirts for the party – though it was so hot we spent the whole time in the pool so no one saw them!

Levi’s orange shirt¬†was custom made by my friend at SpillTheBeansEtc. Carter’s green shirt is from OliviaandAugust. The little pink shirt on Audrey was customized into a onesie by BayouCityThreads¬†(best customer service everrrr). My shirt is from LiftHerUpCo and Travis’ is from Target.

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