Super Hero Surprise 30th Birthday

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I’ve shown you the comic book style invitations and save the dates I made for my brother-in-law’s surprise 30th Superhero birthday party. It’s about time I show you the rest of the party! I won’t be giving any lengthy tutorials because I didn’t do most of the work for this party. I think I planted […]

Under the Sea Mermaid Birthday Party

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A couple of weeks ago I go a call from my neighbor on a Wednesday night. She was wondering if I had any ideas for her daughter’s birthday party THAT SATURDAY! She had sent out an evite weeks before, but hadn’t gotten around to any party planning yet. Of course, I had ideas–it’s My Insanity–I […]

How to make a 3D Train Cake

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I had a request for more details about the 3D cake I made for my son’s 2-year-old Train Birthday Party last year. I should clarify before I start, that I am not a trained baker (wait until I show you his 3-year-old birthday cake fail). I just get big ideas for my kids’ cakes and […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

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Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]

Fishing Father’s Day

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I have posted several fun Father’s Day ideas on the blog over the years. I think it is because men are a bit like big kids and it is easy to pick one of their hobbies or interests and create a whole theme around it. Last year, we celebrated my husband’s love of fishing with […]

Terrific Train Birthday Party

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I’ve had a little break from birthday parties, but there are a couple right around the corner now. Before my son celebrates his 3rd birthday, it might be a good idea to blog his 2nd birthday. It hit at a really busy time last year and I just didn’t get a chance to get the […]

Disco Ball New Years Cake

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I first posted this tutorial last year at Tatertots and Jello! Even if you don’t have plans for a big New Year’s Eve party, there are lots of ways you can make the occasion special for your family. Today, I’m sharing an idea for a cake for your New Year’s Celebration that is sure to impress! I […]

Book of Mormon Baptism Dinner

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After making my son’s special baptism invitation, I wanted to carry the theme through to our dinner celebration after the baptism. At first I wanted to do a Book of Mormon mystery menu, like my sister had done before. BSB vetoed it on the grounds that it would be a lot of work to serve, […]

8 is great! Ideas to celebrate

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My son turned 8-years-old last month! For our family, 8 is a very special birthday, because that is when our children are old enough to be baptized in our church. For that reason, I do 8 year-old birthdays a little differently. I don’t throw a big friend party (like the robot, rocket, pirate, etc., parties […]

Hot Stuff Father’s Day

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Father’s Day last year was pretty hot. BSB’s main gift was a new grill (well, a new-to-us grill that the neighbors were getting rid of when they moved), so we had a “Hot Stuff”-themed Father’s Day. I made this grilling apron for him for his other gift. I couldn’t resist the scandalous play on words. And […]