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The Erica Levy Bat Mitzvah Family Spotlight

The Erica Levy Bat Mitzvah Family Spotlight

Erica Levy and her family from Marlboro, New Jersey celebrated her Bat Mitzvah service and reception on June 18, 2011 at Courtyard on Main in Freehold, New Jersey.

Erica wanted a pink and green color palette and a candy theme and she got it both along with a great tag line, “AmErica Runs On Candy!”


Pictured L-R: Dad Alan, Bat Mitzvah girl Erica, Mom Lori and older brother Ryan.


All photography was done by Picture Us Perfect and the rest of the vendor information is listed at the bottom of the spotlight.







The beautiful invitation below was created by It’s Your Party.


Erica Levy Invite

It’s Your Party framed the invitation and presented it to Erica as a special gift!


Stamp - Mitzvah Style


Erica’s long gown was from Diane & Co. in Freehold, New Jersey.


Erica Levy

Her pretty gown featured green and pink ombre

Erica Levy kippot
Mom Lori made the yarmulke baskets using pink and green ribbon to keep with the color scheme

Erica Levy

We love these yarmulkes that have “Erica Beth” in silver foil from




What a unique way for guests to sign-in! Mom Lori purchased this pink couch and all of Erica’s guests left special messages for her.



Erica Levy sign-in

Kids were told to write all over this couch that Mitzvah Mom Lori got on!





Bonnie from It’s Your Party coordinated  the candy theme decor and made these great centerpieces with over-sized pieces of candy!


Erica Levy

Erica Levy decor

Extra large just the way we like our candy!

Erica Levy

Pixie sticks anyone?

Erica Levy decor
They look good enough to eat!

Erica Levy decor
Bat Mitzvah girl Erica is ready for guests to arrive under her sign, “AmErica Runs On Candy”

Erica Levy balloons

Erica sits under her name in balloons!





Erica “makes her entrance” with the dancers of Jeffrey Craig Entertainment who provided the music.


Erica Levy - Make An Entrance

Notice Erica’s pink and green socks to perfectly match her decor!

Erica Levy DJ
Dad Alan and Mom Lori dancing it up with MC Jason!


Stamp - Mitzvah Idea

The Levys had something different to entertain the kids!



Erica Levy -hair
Anita, a hair extension specialist came to the party





Erica’s T-shirt favors by Top Elements were presented in silver logo’d tote bags and were placed on each young guest’s chair.


Erica Levy favors


Erica Levy favor
Erica proudly holds up the front of her shirt…

Erica Levy favor
and the back


Stamp - Mitzvah Cake



What a lucky girl! Erica got her cake from The Cake Boss.



Erica Levy - candle lighting
The Levy family posing at the end of the candle lighting ceremony with that amazing cake

Erica Levy - cupcakes

They also served guests these delicious and beautiful pink and green cupcakes

Erica Levy - fountain
Guests also enjoyed a fountain flowing with pink chocolate to match the color scheme!





Here’s some advice from Mom Lori:

“I didn’t let anything stress me out, because in the end everything always gets done. I also let others with more experience help me with things that they knew better. We knew someone who was good at the candle lighting poems and she helped Erica write hers.”


Stamp Vendor's Directory



The following vendors helped to make Erica’s Bat Mitzvah special. If you give any of them a call, please let them know you read about their services on

Courtyard on Main, 732-294-0424
Party Planner: It’s Your Party, 732-431-0999
Caterer: Courtyard on Main
Music Entertainment:
MC Jason, Jeffrey Craig Entertainment, 732-536-3688
Favors: Top Elements, 732-972-8290
Party Entertainment: Photo Booth Picture Us Perfect, Colored Hair Extensions by Anita 732-766-3533
Socks: Modell’s
Invitations: Its Your Party 732-431-0999
Board:Discount Kids Chairs
Hebrew Cantor/Private Tutor: Kelli Richmond 732-536-2914
Cake: Carlo’s Bakery (Cake Boss) 201-659-3480
Décor/Florist: It’s Your Party
Erica’s Dress: Diane and Co 732-625-8001
Mom’s Dress: Hearts for You 732-536-7808
Hair: Dolores at Salon Cemone 732-536-0009
Makeup: Ruthy at Salon Cemone 732-536-0009
Photographer: Picture Us Perfect
Videographer: Picture Us Perfect
Custom Name Yarmulkes:

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