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Candy Bar - Adoption Party for Bigger Kids

Our adoption is FINAL!  Whoo hoo!

So I threw a big, BIG party.  I wanted to share a few photos and give a few tips or discuss the challenges...It wasn't easy finding stuff on the internet or pinterest with ideas for Adoption Parties for bigger kids...inviting them into the family and what it all means.  I pieced it all together and used a number of cool ideas from Pinterest and bit off quite a bit more than I realized...but it was fun and well worth it.  Here are some shots of the candy bar and some homemade decorations.

I decided thinking of it a bit like a wedding reception, since our family was gaining nieces, grand-daughters, cousins, and we were making a life time commitment to them in being their forever family.

My family was not unhappy that I practiced making cake pops ahead of time, and my mom is well versed in dipped pretzels.  Our colors were purple and teal (the girls helped decide) and we were off and running.  The ceiling at the venue was very high, so i decided flo…
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