Tag Archives: parties

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 […]

Think Outside of the [Party] Box

When I throw a party, I always try to think of something new to do — call it a new “party trick,” if you will. Whether it’s a themed dessert table, or a DIY station, I normally try and choose something that’s interactive. It just makes for a better party. It’s fun, and interesting, and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]