Okay, I know the P’s Birthday was in April but I figured this post is just in time for Football Season.  If you have any Football/Cheerleader fans in the house you may want to read on :)

P1 and P2 have Birthdays just weeks apart and after throwing a huge Easter Birthday Bash followed by an Earthday Birthday Party two weeks later last year, I decided to have a double birthday party for them this year.  Being only two years apart they have most of the same friends anyway.  The tricky part was coming up with a theme that they would both be happy with.  We decided on a Football/Cheerleader theme and chose the color RED for their favorite team, the AZ Cardinals.

I outfitted P2 with a RED football Jersey from www.teamsportswear.com/ and had his name and age put on the back by a local screen printing shop.  P1 got her very own RED Cheerleading uniform from www.cheerleading.com/

 

The Balloon Arch was made by my Mom and I and really gave the party that Homecoming Football game feel. 

I ordered the Football toss game pictured above and Party Favors from Oriental Trading Company.  I loved the personalized megaphones that say “Happy Birthday Peyton and Preston.”

Each child took home a Megaphone, Pom pom, and a mini football (these I found at the Dollar Tree.)

I used extra megaphones, along with Pom poms we had here, as decorations throughout the house.

For entrtainment we had the Football Toss pictured above and I bought lots of outdoor toys like balls, jumpropes and hoolahoops.  I covered the back patio table with white paper for the kids to color.

We had the sand box out filled with tiny treasures hidden in it.

The football pinata ( which I always try to fill with more trinkets than candy) was from Party City.  And almost impossible to break!

The cake we ordered from Vons and was a simple Football Field design with their names on it.

And a youth football game isn’t complete without a Breakthrough, so before singing happy birthday and cutting the cake they all lined up and tore through the paper.

When the day was over I had two very tired and happy P’s.  They LOVED their football birthday party.

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