For ages Addison has been going on about a ‘Purple’ party for her birthday in February. Like, a dog with a bone relentless. She is pretty in to Shimmer and Shine lately so I thought it might be linked to that, but when I suggested a Shimmer and Shine party she quickly shot that down and demanded it was ‘Just Purple’…. okay kid! Purple it is!

Every year I get to around this point and I think it’s too early to start planning, and I can’t seem to deal with Christmas and party planning at the same time so I put off thinking about Addison’s party until January. At the time it seems like a good idea because it’s convenient to push it aside and forget about it for a little while, but then when January rolls around I hate myself haha. So, I decided to get in SUPER early this year!

I ordered some fancy backdrop kits from DD Brand, in the bubblegum colourway. Which will be our statement piece for the party and I am super excited to get it hung!

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The colours feel very unicorn-y to me, so I got carried away with all these unicorn ideas…. I ended up ordering some Unicorn Poop Fluffe party packs and some headbands from Puddle Ducklings. So apparently it’s a unicorn themed party now, I will have to run it by mini-boss lady but I guess she doesn’t really have any choice at this point haha.

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I was thinking of getting some Unicorns made at Foamtastic Party Decor, but I’m not sure if it will work out in my head. I spent half of today daydreaming about how I could commission someone to draw the unicorn I have in my head and then get it cut in acrylic, with a full blown flower mane from Puddle Ducklings. Then I realised I obviously had way too much time on my hands today and I don’t think I could be bothered to go that much effort haha. We’ll probably end up some unicorn balloons or something similar instead.

There’s been a style of unicorn cake pop up all over Instagram that I’m loving too. I will definitely get Chloe to make the cake this time!

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Cute huh! But I’m not sure if I’ll go for that style or something more elaborate…

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Either way, I’ll definitely be doing my signature sugar cookies and might even give these Unicorn meringues a go!

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Delicious!

Can’t believe my baby will be turning four. Here’s a flashback to 9mo baby Addison because she’s just so cute!

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