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Twilight Sparkle Cake by Baker Rae

The Princess’ My Little Pony Birthday Party

The Princess turned 4 last May. We didn’t really plan to host a party for her, but when we asked her to choose between swimming + zoo and a party, she willingly let go of the first choice. She hasn’t seen her friends from school the whole summer so her only request was to have a small My Little Pony birthday party with them at home.

This was two weeks before her birthday so imagine my panic! The truth is, I’m the worst at hosting a DIY party. Since we were hosting the party at home, I couldn’t pass on the decoration task to the venue/caterer. Thankfully, I have relatives and friends who willingly helped plan the party with us and even provided the props we need to truly make it a party for everypony.

I think the only preparation I did here is to buy a cake and reserve an ice cream cart for the guests. LOL! Excuse me ha. FYI, the guests enjoyed my two contributions! :D

Anyway… I ordered the cake from Baker Rae. Twilight Sparkle is the Princess’ favorite pony so we had this cake made for her birthday party. Isn’t it cute?!

Twilight Sparkle Cake by Baker Rae

My mom prepared a simple lunch menu for the guests. We had spaghetti (of course), chicken lollipop, pork barbecue, Arjay’s Grilled Tilapia, and mechado.

Arjay and our friend Nikka did the venue set up–which is just pony-tastic! I cannot believe they were able to pull it off with the limited materials. Then again, these two have always been a good tandem for anything involving art and design.

my little pony birthday party setup

Everything we used in the sweets buffet–the jars, glass bottles, labels–were made by my cousin Ellen of Sugar Spice by Mogwai. She also made rainbow cupcakes and “magical” grape juice for the kiddies. I have to say, this buffet was a hit!

rainbow cupcakes

my little pony sweets buffet

The Princess’ lola also hired clowns because what’s a party without some entertainment, right? We sure were entertained by this duo!

my little pony birthday party

Most of the kids are English speakers kasi so na-challenge ang aming entertainers for that day. The result? Entertained kaming lahat. Haha!

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The party lasted until late in the evening. We didn’t expect that a lot of guests will join us in our celebration, but we’re really happy that many of our friends and relatives came! The Princess says thanks! <3

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18 Comments

  • Reply Em Nuqui - Alejandrino

    Wow… I like the cake… Pony-themed party is kinda rare ha… very unique. Congratulations!

    June 18, 2015 at 11:25 PM
  • Reply Mommy Anna

    Belated Happy Birthday to your Princess :-) nice party I love your sweet corner sana I have that talent to do

    June 16, 2015 at 8:22 AM
  • Reply ruthalfonsoalarcon

    My girls are so into my little pony too! What’s with these horses, really?! :D Anyway, Belated Happy Birthday to your princess!

    June 14, 2015 at 7:26 AM
  • Reply Janice

    Belated happy birthday to Kelly! She really does look like she had lots of fun. Sometimes nga mas fun pa yung small party lang diba? :)

    June 13, 2015 at 9:14 PM
    • Reply Kimberley Reyes

      Small parties are more fun! You get to really talk with the guests eh unlike in big ones wherein you get so busy going around. Wala nang conversation na nangyayari. :D

      June 17, 2015 at 6:24 PM
  • Reply work@homeMillie

    Hi Kim! First, happy birthday to your lovely daughter! Second, I love how organized naman your party! I love DIY, but DIY sometimes hates me hehehe. Di ako crafty! Also, I love the cake and everything! :)

    June 12, 2015 at 6:36 AM
    • Reply Kimberley Reyes

      I thank my husband, mom and best friend for this. Haha! DIY hates me too. I’m known for being procrastinator when it comes to organizing my kids’ parties so they stepped in. Alam na nila eh! :))

      June 17, 2015 at 6:24 PM
  • Reply Phenomenal Mama

    Happy Birthday to your little girls! You did a great job organizing her party!

    June 12, 2015 at 6:24 AM
  • Reply jho tacorda

    Happy birthday! I love the venue design pati yung asa ceiling. Ang laki ng ginanda! Good thing you have creative and supportive family and friends.

    June 11, 2015 at 4:35 PM
  • Reply Mommy Jen

    Happy birthday lil princess. Like the cake ha! Dont worry pareho tayong walang ka art art sa DIY parties hehehe. di ka nag iisa! =)

    June 11, 2015 at 3:29 PM
  • Reply Mommy Jen

    Belated happy birthday little princess! Ang cute ng cake and the deco ha! Don’t worry, di ka nag iisa sa not-so-good in DIY parties hehe

    June 11, 2015 at 3:28 PM
  • Reply Michelle Martinez邱碧玉 (@xoxoMrsMartinez)

    Ang cute naman ng little princess! Happy birthday! Mommy, you did an awesome job!

    xoxo
    MrsMartinez

    June 11, 2015 at 10:24 AM
  • Reply juvy ann petilla

    For one who claims to be a non-diy person, you pulled this off wonderfully. Your party is so colorful, such a feast to my eyes. Oh and cake is so pretty. Well done mommy, I am certain Kelly enjoyed her party.

    June 11, 2015 at 9:06 AM
  • Reply Ayi

    Soo cute :) As long as the little one is happy, the parents are happy too, right? Belated happy birthday to your little one! :)

    June 11, 2015 at 8:18 AM
  • Reply milastolemyheart

    Belated happy birthday princess! My Mila is turning two soon. I think I’d consider that banig seating. Looks so comfy and relaxed.

    June 11, 2015 at 4:48 AM
    • Reply Kimberley Reyes

      My mom just pulled that out from her magical baul of old (but still functional!) things from way, way back. LOL! I love her idea of using it as ‘seats’ for the minis during the magic show.

      June 17, 2015 at 6:29 PM
  • Reply Rowena Wendy Lei

    Happy Birthday! Your little girl looks so happy :)

    June 10, 2015 at 9:14 PM
  • Reply Michelle Solee (@michisolee)

    Belated happy birthday to your daughter. I love DIY party but only for few guests. I can’t DIY big party. hehehe! I attended a Jollibee party before and nachallenge din ang party host sa pag English. lol

    June 10, 2015 at 8:25 AM
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