A is for Alec–ABC 1st Birthday

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Aa is for Alec So what if he was going on 15 months, Alec finally had his first birthday party, full of A’s B’s and C’s (and other alphabet letters, too)! A little hard to see in these pics, but the white letter banner spells “Happy 1st Birthday Alec” Bb is for ball Contrary to this […]

Robot Cake Stand Video Tutorial

Robot cake

Do you remember this guy? He was the centerpiece and focal point of my son’s robot birthday party last fall. I planned to explain the construction of the cake stand back then, but struggled to figure out the best way to do it. I had Boy Scout Barry help me film a video tutorial, but between […]

Party Party Trend: Mario Bros.

While there is no shortage of frothy, frilly girl parties to drool over all around the land of blog, I am often asked for more ideas for the some-times forgotten boys–especially as they get a little older. My sister has four boys and has thrown them some amazing parties (see here and here). She has […]

Party Party Winners!

campout party collage

The votes have been tallied, the people have spoken and now it is time to announce the winners and prizes of the 3rd Annual Blogiversary party party! Big thanks to our judges, sponsors, and all of our participants. After 682 votes…the party of the year (2010) is… The Classic Boy Campout Party by Lisa from […]

Party Party Trend: Legos

Lego party ideas

It is interesting to see which trends manifest themselves each year at the party party! A year or two ago it seemed like everyone (including me) was throwing pirate parties.  This year the big party trend was Legos! There were at least 4 (did I miss anyone?) lego parties linked up this year. This is […]

Party Party Finalists Finally!

under the sea party

Wow! You guys made judging tough this year! I’m so glad I called in the pros to help. There were more than twice the entrants than we had last year. They were all amazing. I’m so excited to see so many of you taking delight in doing something memorable for the ones you love! Your […]

The 3rd Annual Blogiversary PARTY Party

ninja birthday

Welcome to the party!  Imagine I’m greeting you at the door in a fabulously enviable outfit, with my hair and make-up salon-fresh.  The party music is going and the place smells like cake with out a speck of dust in sight.  Immediately, your eye is drawn to my amazing decorations and perfectly-styled spread of every […]

3D Robot Invitations

3D Robot birthday invitations

Several of you expressed interest in learning more about how we put together the robot invitations.  One reader, Sharon, figured out the basic concept, and already made her own version. The nice thing about robots is that they can look like whatever, and are usually made of basic shapes.  I designed Bob and left off […]

Robot Birthday Treats

robot juice box

I think I mentioned that my son turned 6 this weekend.  We decided to postpone his robot birthday party for a couple of weeks (and were able to take a fast but fun family getaway), but there was still some celebrating to be done!  On Friday, I took goodies to his class at school to […]

Boy Birthdays Revisited–Part 2

(cont. from yesterday) No. 3–Trenton’s Truck PartyThis is where we started inviting friends, and things got serious.  Well,…seriously fun! Here are a few images from the day.  You can read the full report here: No. 4 – The Rocking Rocket Birthday Overall, this may have been one of the best parties I’ve done.  The rocket […]