Party Party Prizes!

Party Party Prizes

The winner of our 4th annual Party Party will be getting some very pretty prizes to aid in future party planning!   The winner will receive one of these adorable handmade Kylie Cake Stands in their choice of colors by Delightfully Lovely (value $30), and $25 store credit to My Little Love — an online party boutique! Here’s […]

How to make a heart-shaped floral arrangement for Valentine’s Day

heart-shaped floral arrangement

*Don’t forget you can still link up your Party Parties through Sunday over here!* ***** This project initially debuted as a guest post over at Honeybear Lane. Heidi and I swapped Valentine’s Floral arrangements. Here is her cute candy vase and tulips tutorial. ***** I used to do flowers often for weddings and love working […]

Party Party 2012

ruffled crepe paper

Welcome to my PARTY Party! This year, the place is decked out with ruffled crepe paper in bright colors, and festive latin music to greets you at the door. You’re going to have to take my word for it, since automatic music is such a bloggy faux pas! (I’ll show you soon the party I’m […]

Party Party Guest Judge: Brittany of One Charming Party

OCP Art Party

There’s a pretty good change you’ve already been to the website One Charming Party–the internet home of our 2012 Party Party Celebrity judge, Brittany Egbert. Her work has been featured on television, as well as on websites and publications such as Amy Atlas and Real Simple Magazine. She even has her own internet TV show over […]

Valentine’s Day Advent Banner

Valentines Advent Banner 2

This post initially appeared last year as a guest post on Tip Junkie. I’m happy to share it with you here this year! You’ve got plenty of time to make a banner before February gets here!  Young children have a hard time understanding time. My 3 year old has a hard time understanding why everyone […]

4 Years of Insanity and the 4th Party Party

party party 4th banner

  ****** Yesterday, my little blog turned 4 years old! I had no idea when I clicked “publish” on that first post 4 years ago what I was doing or how big of a part of my life “My Insanity” would become. Thank you to everyone who has read, left comments, pinned, liked, shared and/or […]

The Keg Cake Instructions

Keg cake

You know I love cool cakes and especially crazy 3D cakes for special occasions. When my friend, Kim, sent me a picture of this amazing, functioning keg cake that her mom had made, I knew I had to share it on the blog, even though I’m not even a drinker. I was in the middle of […]

Word of the Year 2012: Balance

Balance 2012

I’ve been promising a post about my word of the year for a while now, I think I was just hoping to have it all better defined before writing it, but this word encompasses so many smaller goals that it has all been swimming around in my head and I hardly know where to begin. […]

New Year’s Mantle

New Year mantle-10

  I was getting ready to post about how organized and on the ball I am going to be this year when I got distracted by sparkly things! I love Valentine’s Day–I do. I blog about it all of the time. But when the stores fill with Valentine’s merchandise before Christmas is even over, it […]

Happy New Year, 2012!

Happy New Year

Just popping in to say Happy New Year! We celebrated by throwing a make-shift celebration with some friends in one of the side rooms of the church while the adults took turns chaperoning the youth dance there. It was a fun night! The kids came in for the balloon drop and were so excited (yes, […]