September 24, 2011

Birthday Balloon Pop

Today, my "baby" turned 6! 

(I guess I have to face the fact that 
my baby isn't a baby anymore!)



For a few years now, on their "real" birthdays (their parties are often several days later), my kids have enjoyed a special Birthday Pancake to start their day.  Made in the shape of the number of their new age decorated with a bit of whipped cream and sprinkles, it's a simple little tradition that they just love.


This year, I decided to add a new little activity to our birthday traditions ~ a Birthday Balloon Pop!  I came across the idea a few months ago at Increasingly Domestic and knew my kids would love it.  Well, boy, was it a hit today!!


It looks like a fairly ordinary bunch of balloons, 
but they're hiding a special surprise!


In each of the six balloons, is a dollar bill!


Armed with a pin, my daughter had a BLAST 
popping her balloons and watching the dollar bills 
float down to the ground.





Without a doubt, we'll be doing this for every birthday from now on!  (Her big sister is looking forward to her chance in a few weeks when she turns 9!)  


Check out this smile 
as she gathered up her birthday loot! 




Thanks so much, Amy at Increasingly Domestic, for this awesome idea!

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32 comments:

  1. How cute!! :) And happy birthday to her! :)

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  2. Oh yay! I am so happy to see other families adopting the dollar balloon tradition:)
    It looks like she had a wonderful birthday!

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  3. Looks like she had a blast!!! Have to say, she has the most adorable little smile!!! Thanks for sharing, brightened my day!!!

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  4. This is such a great idea! I will have to remember it for Madison's 5th birthday in November. I'm pinning it now so I don't forget!

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  5. great idea! thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

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  6. Aww.. I love reading about other family traditions. It inspires me to start more of our own. That's a really fun idea... I may well use that when my child is old enough (and responsible enough) to use a pin - she's only one!!

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  7. Oooh...two great ideas! I love both the pancake and the balloon pop...I might just have to steal them!

    Carla

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  8. What a fantastic idea! It looks like so much fun - such a great tradition. I think I might have to try this for my little man's next birthday. Thank you.

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  9. What a fun idea- thanks for sharing this as well!

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  10. Haha, what a cute idea. and I really love the Pepperidge farm cake! My boys always requested those!

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  11. Love this balloon idea! I'd love for you to link it up on my birthday party linky: http://themommiesmademedoit.blogspot.com/p/birthday-parties-linky.html

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  12. Happy birthday to her i am going to try that it is adorable

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  13. Too bad we have loonies in Canada. This looks so fun!

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