A Lilly Pulitzer Birthday Pool Party

Italian soda bar at Lilly Pulitzer themed teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane
I’m so glad the weekend is almost here–we’ve had a busy, busy week!

My daughter came home from five weeks away at her ballet intensive and she spent most of last weekend eating and catching up with friends.  Then we rolled right into her thirteenth birthday with a Lilly-themed pool party for just a few dear school friends.

Italian soda bar at Lilly Pulitzer themed teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane

|  Italian soda bar  |  Tray: HomeGoods  |

Her birthday is just three days apart from her friend, Josey, so we combined the celebration.  I whipped up some digital invitations:

Sunnyside digital invitation for Lilly Pulitzer themed teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane
And sweet treats for favors.

Lilly Pulitzer (Sunnyside) inspired treat bags with pink and green gumballs for teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane

|  Customized treat bag toppers  |  Gumballs in pink and green  |

Josey’s mom, my talented friend Ashly, monogrammed notebooks and macaron boxes for the girls, too, and found the pineapple earrings in the above picture (they were $1 at Walmart but we dressed them up!).

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Pink and green treats abounded, including fruit and cupcakes, although the main dish (taco salad in mason jars) didn’t fit the color scheme. 😉

Pink and green fruit skewers at Lilly Pulitzer themed teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane
I’m always happy for any excuse to pull out my Lilly for Target beach umbrella, too.

Lilly Pulitzer themed teen girl's birthday party | 11 Magnolia Lane
The girls all had a wonderful time being reunited, and we moms had a great time catching up, too.  Back to school next Tuesday, can you believe it?

Heads up: I recently bought my girl a Clarisonic Mia as part of her birthday and wanted to mention that Nordstrom has a super deal on them right now as part of their Anniversary Sale.  I’ve had a Mia 2 for a few months now and it has made a huge difference in how soft and smooth my skin feels!  I even bought a brush for my husband so he can use it, too.  I did a ton of research before I purchased because there are so many off-brands out there that are less expensive, but this one is worth every penny.

I figure thirteen is the perfect age to focus on skincare and beauty from the inside out, don’t you?

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 Amy and I are getting ready for our annual trip to the Haven conference next week, so be sure you’re following us on social media for all the action.  If we’re lucky, we may even be able to stay awake past ten o’clock!

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