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15 Lego Movie Party Ideas

by Rachel on March 27, 2014

The Lego Movie has been a hit with kids and parents everywhere! Who else has that song “Everything Is Awesome!” stuck in their head all day? It’s a super funny movie and I’ve rounded up 15 ideas that would be perfect for a Lego Movie Party! 1. Lego Invite: Build some Lego’s to make the […]

What would the world of children’s books be like if it wasn’t for Dr. Seuss? We are celebrating his 110th birthday coming up on March 2nd. Can you believe it? When I was little, I had One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish memorized from cover to cover! Here are 9 creative ways to […]

With our Hawaiian birthday party a big hit this last weekend, I’m sharing a few of the fun things we did to celebrate. Each of the guests got to make their own Hawaiian leis to wear during the party. Using cupcake liners made it easy to prep and fun to make. Supplies for Cupcake Liner […]

DIY: Hula Grass Skirts

by Marie on August 23, 2013

We’re celebrating my daughter’s birthday this weekend and she chose a Hawaiian theme. Naturally we needed to have few hula grass skirts for the party guests. I’ve come up with a fun DIY option for grass skirts, repurposing plastic tablecloths. They make for a quick and easy skirt that will last as a take-home gift […]

Space Shuttle Party Treats

by Marie on October 3, 2012

How cute are these Space Shuttle Party Treats from The Craft Nest? They would be a perfect treat for a birthday party from space. There’s even a free printable for the shuttle to go with, yippee! Here are a few other fun birthday party ideas:  Dora Birthday Party Baby’s First Birthday MegaMind Birthday Ideas Star […]

Mini Monster Cheese Balls

by Marie on September 24, 2012

These cute cheesy monsters are a perfect treat for Halloween. Found over at the M&T Spotllight, these Mini Monster Cheese Balls from Hungry Happenings will be a hit at your next monster mash. Here are a few more monsterific ideas: Monster Birthday Party Ideas Googly Eyed Green Blobs Monster Crafty Bookmarks Sign up for the […]

We seem to have a lot of birthdays during the summer and into September. We recently celebrated my 4 year old with a Rainbow Party and last week we celebrated my 7 year old with a water park party. With lots of family birthdays, I thought it would be fun to make a painted party […]

Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas

by Marie on August 27, 2012

Over the summer, my youngest daughter turned 4. For her birthday party, as I do with each of my kids, I let her choose a fun theme for their birthday.  This year she chose Rainbows! It’s the perfect theme for a party. There are so many great ideas for decorating the party, games to play, […]

I’ve been collecting lots of thrift store glass pieces the last six months: milk glass, sherbet cups, candlestick holders, and plain old glass vases–almost all of it under $1 a piece. It’s so great to have on hand when I want to set a table or decorate my mantel. But in order to make it […]

I’m here again with another fun and fancy princess craft sponsored by the creators of the movie Mirror Mirror. Last time we made a hand held mirror. Today we’re recreating Snow White’s crown from the movie. I couldn’t get over how simple and yet so elegant it was. Perfect for a princess. Here’s Snow White […]

As a child, the story of Snow White was always magical for me. The mirror, the dwarfs, the apple, and sweet Snow White. So I was thrilled when the creators of the new upcoming movie Mirror Mirror asked to sponsor a couple of my ideas for showcasing the new movie. (Plus Julia Roberts is one […]

It’s birthday season around my house.  In between the poopie diapers, bills, and laundry, I’ve got birthdays on what’s left of my mind:  What to do for the party?  Should I make a fancy or lazy cake?  What gifts should I buy?  Can I handle this??  Needless to say, I’m checking them off, one by […]

I’m sharing this fun way we decorated for my daughter’s birthday with a balloon banner over at Babycenter’s Momformation. This banner could not be simpler and it looks festive for any birthday party. We hung it on our entry way as the party guest came through the kitchen and dining room. Another fun way to […]

Some of my wedding anniversaries have been fancy and romantic, some have been pretty low key.  We’ve taken fun trips, but we’ve also just gone out to eat and exchanged little gifts.  But, no matter how we’ve celebrated our marriage, I’ve always felt that it would be fun to involve the kids, on at least […]

Summer Camp guest post by Aimee and Bettijo of Paging Supermom.  Arrrrr Mateys! We’re Aimee and Bettijo, the Sometimes Supermoms from the blog Paging Supermom. With summer in full swing, we decided to step up our typical playdate with a little theme: Pirate Day. Check out these simple ideas to turn your around-the-house items into […]

I’ve got a birthday party coming up in a few weeks and I’m now armed with some really fabulous ideas thanks to those who submitted over at the M&T Spotlight. I’ve chosen a few to highlight, but make sure to check all the birthday party spotlights out. **Next week: I’ll be featuring your ideas on […]

Guest post by Carolyn of Cookin for my Captain Ever since that day I found out I was having a girl, I knew I’d throw her a tea party for one of her birthdays. This year was the one! We are in a beautiful area, all her school friends are within a 2-block radius, weather […]

We just celebrated my son’s 8th birthday. I can’t believe I have an 8 year old!! He wanted to go see the movie MegaMind, so we thought we’d make a fun theme out of it for his birthday party. For his costume, he’s wearing a blue craft foam visor upside down for Megamind’s head, and […]

Let’s face it, life can be hectic. Sometimes you don’t have time to put on a show-stopping birthday party. Admit it, sometimes we want to impress other parents with our amazing parties! I know I do! I love some good bloggy eye-candy, but the truth is, with three boys who aren’t even in grade school […]

If you can’t tell, I’m a big fan of birthdays. We love to celebrate with fun games and activities. Here are some great websites that also share some really fun birthday party ideas. They have activities, treats, and decorations. Many of these sites sell their printables for decorations, making it even easier to plan the […]

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