Book-themed Bar Mitzvah

Book theme Bar Mitzvah

We are heading into one of my birthday seasons that happens to fall right between Easter and Mother’s Day. The trouble with a cluster of birthdays is that it makes it really difficult to get each party blogged before moving on to the next one. Because of that, I have several parties from the last […]

Dip-Dyed Ombre Easter DIY Details

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Has Spring come to your part of the world yet? It is feeling very much like spring here in sunny Arizona. My only fear is that it will make way for summer far too soon. I showed you a few pictures last year of our Dip-dyed ombre Easter celebration, but didn’t get a chance to […]

Easy Gender Reveal

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We finally found out what baby #5 will be this week (and it isn’t an alien…yea!). There wasn’t time (or energy) for a full gender reveal party, but I felt I wanted to do something special to break the news to my children. So here is what we did. They had known I was going […]

JungleFresh Jungle Book Movie Party

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CollectiveBias Disney’s Jungle Book Blu-Ray/Combo Diamond Edition DVD is now in stores, so to celebrate we had a fun–or should I say WILD–movie party with our […]

Nerdy School Valentines for your Smarties

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It’s one of my big traditions:  Coming up with clever, and not-too-often-seen Valentine’s cards for my kids to take to school each year. In our area handmade Valentines are very rare and definitely stand out from the crowd. Sometimes they can be a lot of work leaving moms to wonder if they are really worth […]

My Love Story and Valentine Party Printables

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  I talk about BSB all the time on the blog, but I’ve never really shared our story. Beth from Free Stylin’ invited me to guest post over on her blog today about our romance as part of her “How I Met Your Blogger” Series featuring some awesome bloggers and their love stories. If you […]

Nine Clever Valentine’s Ideas

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Thanks to everyone who participated in our Blog Hop Valentines Linky Party! Here are a few of the fabulous ideas shared that caught my eye. 1) I love the fresh colors of this Neon Marquee Love Sign by Free Time Frolics! 2) How beautiful is this watercolor Gem Valentine’s Card by Persia Lou? What makes […]

Preschool Valentine’s Party

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Last year around this time I was part of a pre-school co-op. We traded having school at each house, and somehow I ended up with the honor of hosting many of our pre-school parties (and yes I love it. I’m not complaining). We had a Halloweeen, Thanksgiving, and Christmas party at our house and also […]

Valentine Link Party 2014

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So now you’ve seen all of my Valentines ideas, it’s time to show me yours! I’m teaming up with Nineteen favorite bloggers for one giant linky party. I know YOU have some awesome ideas to share! Simply link up your inspiring projects and creative ideas below. Feel free to link up new projects as well […]

The Case for a Couple’s Valentine Celebration

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We are having so much fun over at my fondue gift basket giveaway! Thanks to everyone for entering. In the meantime, it has also been really enlightening. I asked readers to share the most romantic/creative Valentine’s Day they have ever had. While there are some seriously romantic answers–pretty sure I can’t top being whisked off to […]