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T is for The Sandlot Birthday and a Lobster Roll

Hello friends. 

It is T-day over at Elizabeth's Blog and time to share what fun I had this weekend at my Grandson's The Sandlot themed birthday party (you have to look closely for the drink girls).  

He turned 6 and The Sandlot is his favorite movie (he is a big baseball addict and would play it every minute of every day if you let him). He has played since he was 3 and hit a homerun last week.  His other Grandmother is super crafty (a few levels above me in talent and time), so this party looked awesome!

Here he is in front of the main table which Terri decorated.  She made him the shirt too. 

The original cake artist had a death in the family, so Terri whipped up and decorated a cake.  It was super cool and tasted awesome!  They own a heating and air company, and we joked they could add AND CAKES to the end of their name.  I know she could come up with some cute shirts for that!  We were only half kidding on the new name. 
Close up of the cookies made by one of our friends - she is soooo creative.  Look at the detail!  Look at that cool sign Terri made too. 
They had it all covered so all I made was some baseball trail mix for the tables and I wrapped his present up fun using cardboard pieces to make the fence.  I painted a baseball field on the top.  
Here is a close up of the card I made him from the left over cardboard. 

The party was at a nerf gun war studio so the boys all played nerf gun war for 2 hours.  They had a blast.  It was a hit (pun intended).  We also went to an art and music festival, and I finally got to have a lobster roll from the lobster food truck that runs through our state!  This was my daughter's half  - we split it due to the high cost.  I know my friends from lobster country will probably laugh at this, but we felt lucky to have one in down here in Alabama.  This food truck had a super long line and people were emailing in orders and coming to pick it all up.  It was the star of the festival for sure. 

Sunday we recovered and I finished two books I had previously started and had a long nap.  

Hope you all had a fun weekend too. 




  1. Awesome cake and party decor! Your card & gift wrap are impressive too. Lucky kid with two such grandmothers.

    best… mae at

  2. Good morning what an awesome birthday party-Grandma's are the best!!
    Hugs and Happy T

  3. That is one fabulous cake and that goes for the party decor too. Wow. She could open her own party planning shop too. And I found the drinks with their orange caps. And how did you like your lobster roll? There's quite a bit of lobster in too. I wonder what they will cost here this year Happy belated birthday to your grandson. Happy Easter to you also. As well as Happy T day. hugs-Erika

  4. It´s really such a joy to see how everything was presented! The pressies themselves can hardly beat this!!! When I was a child... basics, that was that.
    Glad times have changed :-)
    Happy T-Day and hugz

  5. I totally understand about recovery Everything at the party looked wonderful!! Happy T day! Hugs! deb

  6. What a wonderful party for such a handsome young man. He is a lucky boy.

  7. What an amazing birthday party for your grandson. I love the cake your daughter made and I also love the way you managed to sneak in those drinks you eluded to. Nice themed party and super way for your grandson to remember this special day. What a lovely treat, including the card you made for the themed party. What fun he must have had.

    I've never had a lobster roll, so you are lucky that food truck was able to make them, even if they were expensive. Thanks for sharing your grandson's wonderful themed birthday, the bottled drinks, your card, and your lobster roll with us for T this Tuesday, dear Nancy.

  8. Wow! lucky kid! But you are the best grandma, ever! And, you had me at lobster roll. We don't get them in Kansas at all! Happy t day.

  9. Wow, what a party! And such a beautiful cake too. And I love the card you made.
    I have never had lobster roll but Erika loves to have one in the summer. (In fact I have never eaten lobster)
    Belated Happy T-Day,

  10. Oh wow how fun to have this Sandlot themed party with cake and all the decor! I'm sure it made this little guy feel so special! Your card is just perfect for him too! Looks like a really fun time and Happy Birthday to him!


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