A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to host a dual camping birthday party. I rented a campsite for a weekend getaway. The camping trip was my husbands birthday present. But the birthday party was for my sister-n-law and my husband. I can't believe their birthdays fall on the same day. I chose a day to have my entire family out to the campsite for the big dual birthday party. I decided on having a S'more theme. What better theme goes good in a campsite and around a camp fire?
|I loved the signs. These were made from scrapbook paper.|
|We had a Gourmet S'Mores Bar. I offered 6 different type of s'mores. Two of the s'mores were named after the birthday boy and girl and it included their favorite candy bar. I offered different flavored marshmallows, graham crackers and ritz crackers.|
I decorated two chalk boards with moss to give it that woodsy feel. I thought each of them needed a special touch to accent their birthday.
I loved the cakes. I cheated and bought them at Sam's Club. The only thing I had to do was add the fire on the chocolate fudge cake. The blue cake came with the cute banner.
I ordered these adorable camping cookies from Boom Cookies. I sent the cookies home with my guests as party favors.
I sereved lake water and sunny aide as drinks. I had placed Swedish fish in the lake water thinking they were going to float. Well they sunk. The kids enjoyed them.
We had a wonderful weekend. Overall I think the S'mores Bar was a hit. I learned that a ritz cacker is 10X's better than a graham cracker and anything goes with a marshmallow. Don't be scared to try anything. The most favorite s'more at our party was a creation that was not on the menu, it was a brownie, white marshmallow and a reese's cup in between ritz crackers.
What is your favorite S'more? Have you ever hosted a S'mores Bar? If so, what did you serve?
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