June 16, 2011 03:00 PM

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Happy birthday Stella Doreen McDermott!

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott‘s youngest child celebrated turning three with a Hello Kitty-themed party for 50 guests, including Ali Landry and daughter Estela, in their Los Angeles-area backyard on Saturday.

“Stella is obsessed with Hello Kitty. Literally the week after her second birthday party she said, ‘Mommy I want Hello Kitty for my next party,'” Spelling tells PEOPLE with a laugh.

“And she never forgot! She’s been asking for it ever since.”

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Featuring a 3 foot tall Hello Kitty from Hansen’s Cakes, flowers by Heavenly Blooms, a pink candy bar from Candy Warehouse and a dessert table from Jenny Cookies, guests of the party also noshed on pulled pork sliders, mac & cheese bites, corn and hot dogs and mixed veggies.

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They then moved on to play at face painting and hair-styling stations, a make-your-own necklace table, Hello Kitty bounce house and photo booth.

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A touching moment came when Candy Spelling gave her granddaughter Tori’s childhood dollhouse, a present the actress had received for her own third birthday. Upon seeing the gift, Tori cried — but Stella lightened the mood by asking if her pet chicken, Coco, could live in it!

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Before they left, guests received gift bags filled with goodies from Sanrio, Mabel’s Labels and Name Your Tune.

— Sarah Michaud

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