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Come Party With Me: KatieSugar's First Birthday Party - Music

Come Party With Me: KatieSugar's First Birthday Party - Music

Doesn't it seem like the days are just flying by?? I mean it seems like just yesterday KatieSugar could barely crawl and now she's turning 1 and is on the verge of walking. A baby's first birthday is an excellent way to invite your friends and family over to see how much your child has grown within the last few months. Steer clear of inviting lots of other babies (save that for the 3rd birthday) and let the birthday girl bask in all of the attention. Plus, instead of worrying about how your baby is going to interact with a bunch of other children, you'll be able to enjoy your guests and catch up with old friends. Send out stylish striped invitations a month to three weeks in advance and have guests come for a mid day feast of miniature hamburgers, hot dogs, tacos, and more. Both the drinks and the decor will be done in shades of pink creating a party that is youthful, uniformed, and fabulous. The final stages of the pre-planning are upon us and the last thing I have to do is figure out what music will act as the party's soundtrack so

At birthday parties the only music that is played should be the birthday girl's (or boy's) favorite songs, and not surprisingly, the whole Sugar family are fans of pop. Katie enjoys classical, and of course Madonna and Jay-Z, and she has been known to dance around the office to a little old school MC Hammer Can't Touch This. Other than those, the playlist will consist of pop hits from a wide range of performing artists: Britney, U2, Elton John, Eminem, Lenny Kravitz, Coldplay, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder. Also classic rock hits from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Beastie Boys, Tom Petty, Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, The Roots, and The Beatles will be in the mix to please the guys in attendance.

Got any last tips that will help make KatieSugar's first birthday the best around? Please do tell us below!

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amandak3011 amandak3011 8 years
Aaaaah! "I Got A Girl in Kalamazoo"! That song makes me smile because I'm a girl from Kalamazoo :) It's a great place.
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Hera meet KatieSugar the resident super adorable baby.
Hera119 Hera119 8 years
what a cute girl but who's KatieSugar?
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years
nice picks, but for a baby i was waiting for barney songs! lol
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Thanks for the awesome suggestions!
cageyme cageyme 8 years
For kids I personally prefer some of the jazzy classics. See below. I Got A Gal In Kalamazoo - Glen Miller (or anything by Glen Miller) Happy Feet - Manhattan Rhythm Kings "A" You're Adorable - Mandy Patinkin (or Perry Como) Cal in Calico - Manhattan Transfer Green and Yellow Basket - Manhattan Transfer World on a String - Frank Sinatra You Make Me Feel So Young - Frankie again Anything by Ella Fitzgerald (Something's Gotta Give, Love is Here to Stay - to quiet things down) The Harry Belafonte standards - Day O, etc.
LuciLu LuciLu 8 years
How about the Pretty in Pink soundtrack?? ;)
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