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Big Top Birthday Party

When my cousin Monica told me that the theme for her son Oliver’s 1st birthday party was a Big Top Circus, I was very excited. I love the circus theme, even used it for my older son’s first birthday a few years back.  It’s an easy theme to work with and you can do a […]

Halloween ideas

Counting Down to Halloween

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I love the costumes, the scary decorations, and of course, the candy!  When I was young, since October 31st st is also my dad’s birthday, my parents would always host the Halloween family get together.  Now that I have kids of my own, I’ve taken over the hosting […]

dessert table

Presentation, Presentation, Presentation

When my oldest son turned 1, I made the mistake of spending way too much money on his birthday party. I wouldn’t say at the time, but I’ll say it now: I spent over $300 on the cake alone, paying $10.00/letter just to have his name on it. Crazy, right? As a parent, when these […]

party ideas

Welcome to the Waffle Bar!

When my plans for my celebrating my birthday fell through at the last minute, I decided to just have a small, intimate gathering at home.  Even still, I knew I wanted to do something unique and original.  I had just done a dessert bar at my son’s 1st birthday party last month, so I wanted […]

baby shower

It’s the Little Things

For my best friend’s baby shower, I didn’t get to throw it for her (her sister did), but I got to help!  As controlling and opinionated as I am, especially when it comes to putting together a party, it was a little hard for me to not be in the driver’s seat.  But her sister […]

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Mapping Out a Plan

All parties require some planning and preparation.  A really good party, in my opinion, requires a lot of it.  For my brother and his fiance’s engagement party, I really wanted to do my first “dessert bar” table.  I looked and searched on online to get ideas.  Then, once I got a general idea of what […]