Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Hunger Games Party Ideas

Happy Birthday to me!!!!!!
Who's ready for the Hunger Games movie opening?
I know the movie opens on the the 23rd, but if you're a nut
like me, and you're going to see the Midnight showing,
then your pre- PAR-TAY! will be taking place tomorrow.
I threw a Capitol Feast in honor of the Hunger Games a couple of year ago,
so I wanted to share my menu with you,
and give you some more ideas I've rounded up
to make your Hunger Games pre- PAR-TAY awesome.

If you ask my husband what the Hunger Games is about,
you'll probably get this answer,
"Oh, I'm so hungry, let's play some games."
He thinks he's so funny.
But let's be honest, if you're throwing a party,
it is all about the food :)

At my original Hunger Games Capitol Feast I served:

*soups & stews
specifically clam chowder & corn chowder
in honor of the soups & stews consumed by Katniss

I picked a yummy one out of the refrigerated section of Costco :)
But you could get fancy and whip something up.

*various breads
Bread is HUGE in the Hunger Games,
so you gotta have your carbs present to REPRESENT!

*CHEESE & grapes
It really isn't a party without a cheese platter.

*hot chocolate & rolls
Turn on that Cocoa Latte machine,
grab a bag of rolls of Costco,
and let your guests go to town.

Not only does this beverage remind me of my
darling Grandpa Meyer, but it was the
first food I thought of when I thought the Hunger Games.
Can you imagine remembering what it was like
to taste OJ for the first time?

And the piece de resistance . . . . . .

These radtastic FLAMING cupcakes by Lady Cupcake's Corner!

They look really stunning on a candlelit table.

Some things I'm considering for this year's festivities:
1. Twig Arrows 2. Effie Inspired Flower
3. Coal Necklace 4. Bookmarks

In honor of the Hunger Games and my birthday,
I have a couple gifts for you!!!

First is this fun 8x10 print.
Print it.
Frame it.
Be proud.


And the second is a rad little invite.
It was inspired by a photo I saw on Pinterest,
it only linked to a photo, so I decided to make my own!


Fine Print:
Please feel free to use this printable for your personal use. Please be kind and give credit where credit is due. Any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact me.

This post originally appeared as a guest post on Rae Gun Ramblings
on March 16, 2012.


Paula Parrish said...

Hello Kyla,
Happy Birthday! Love the flame cupcakes, so creative.
Smiles, Paula

Anonymous said...

I just finished the first book last night and OMG amazing! I am so excited to get started on the second tonight!! I stay up WAY past my bedtime, but I can't put them down! I love your party ideas! Super creative! Great job!!

Sarah B. said...

These printables are awesome! Thanks for sharing :) I can't wait for the movie!!

Also? Those cupcakes are AMAZING!

Unknown said...

You are so cool! Lol. Thanks for the great ideas! I devoured the first book in like, 30 hours...haven't had a chance to pick up the second, yet! So excited for the movie!!!

Anyone want to babysit? :)

♥ Bethany

Mrs. Nettles said...

Kyla! Have the Happiest Birthday Ever!!!!

Ladies Holiday said...

Just saw it last night...awesome, awesome awesome. I was not let down and that party you threw looks it was just the thing to get the games going! Looks like so much fun to not only have been at, but to plan too! Fantastic!! Happy Hunger Games! (JK)

malia said...

love it Kyla! Just saw the move myself... loved it. I think your party captured it perfectly! xo

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