2.08.2010

Fish Party - The Treats!

This year we stuck with treats for the party and didn't do any actual food.

I had the hardest time deciding what I wanted to do for the cupcakes. I knew I wanted something fish like, but couldn't find anything cute enough.

Then, on our last Mommy's Time Out, we stopped by Micheals and I saw the perfect idea!

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I just baked the cupcakes in plain white liners and then baked small heart shaped sugar cookies.

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Then we attached the heart cookies to the cupcakes with frosting to make tails.

I wasn't convinced the icing would hold the sugar cookie, but only two fell off so I guess it worked.

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Then we iced them.

It took forever.

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They didn't turn out as cute as the one at Micheals, but they were pretty dang close!

I was so sick of icing by the time I finished the first batch that I just phoned it in for the second batch.

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We also made Starfish and Fish Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing.

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I love Royal Icing.

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Then I set out little fish bowls of Goldfish Crackers.

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And by far the favorite treats were the Homemade Suckers!

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They were super cute!

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We had Rainbow Sherbert with the cupcakes too.

That was it for the treats!

I was planning on keeping tabs on what everything cost so I could figure out exactly what the party cost, but since I picked stuff up all year long I couldn't.

I do know that the entire party was under $100. I think it would be possible to do this same party for around $50 if you could get the food supplies on sale.

Now I'm craving a cupcake.

2 comments:

Jo Shabo said...

sooo cute! Love the homemade suckers and the fish cupcakes really turned out great- you are so crafty!!

Stephanie Lynn said...

Thanks so much for joining the Celebration Party! I adore the fishie cupcakes..adorable! The food is so creative! You did a fabulous job pulling everything together. Thanks for sharing.