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 […]

Easter Insanity Greatest Hits

Carrot Easter Collage Pinterest Title

I’m sure you are all ready for your Easter celebration, but just in case you are looking for a little last-minute inspiration, here are some of my favorite ideas from Easters past. Some of these ideas, like this carrot-themed dinner are quick and easy to put together. For all of the details, read about the […]

Collaborative Party Party Party Table

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As the voting for the Party Party winds down, it is finally time to reveal the Dessert Table I put together with the help of some of my favorite party girls in honor of 5 years Insanity. I’ve been posting sneak peeks of the contributions along the way on Instagram, and it was so fun […]

Classic Halloween Preschool Party

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Are you Halloween’ed out yet? I sort of am, but there are a few more fun things I haven’t shared with you yet. I told you that I have been doing a pre-school co-op for my daughter and her friends. As the schedule has it, it is my turn to teach the week of each […]

A Ferbtastic Halloween 2012

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We had our big Halloween party this weekend so I can now reveal our family costumes for 2012!!! Hey, Ferb!  I know what we’re going to be for Halloween this year! We went as the cast of Phineas and Ferb! I don’t know that from a design standpoint this would have been my first choice […]

Last Minute Easter Party Ideas

Egg-stra Special Easter

I hope you are enjoying this holiday weekend. I thought I would share a few last minute ideas if you are scrambling to put together an Easter celebration for tomorrow or Sunday. Last year, I had the task of throwing our church Easter party with basically no budget. I’ve already blogged about the cupcakes I […]

3D Cupcake Invitation Tutorial

cupcake liner invitation

I’ve designed a few versions of a cupcake 1st birthday party invitation made with a coffee filter as a 3D liner. I love adding something unexpected to an invitation! This is the original invitation I made for my daughter’s birthday 3 years ago (see credits here). And now I’ve created a printable version (for sale […]

Cupcake Liner Nametags

cupcake liner nametags

 I had a request for the details on the cupcake line name tags from our recent girls night out. Autie from icandy pinning on her cupcake liner nametag (Photo: Sierra Studios Photography) We like over-sized frilly nametags (see the great ones Kristyn did at our first AZGNO). What could be more appropriate than using cupcake […]

Spring Marshmallow Cupcakes {Easter Cupcake Chaos-pt.2}

marshmallow flower cupcakes

They say necessity is the mother of invention, right? Maybe that’s why I keep coming of with new ideas. I told you about decorating Easter cupcakes with 15 pre-teens for our church Easter party. That was Thursday (same day I took treats to my daughter’s school for her birthday). Friday was her birthday party (held […]

Creative Easter Cupcakes (Round 1)

Easter Nest Cupcakes

HAPPY EASTER, everyone! Wow! Has it been an insanity-filled week! And it isn’t over yet! Music classes, birthday party, Easter party, Easter dinner…and the cupcake chaos that overtook my house! I was partially responsible for putting on an Easter party for our entire ward (congregation) at church, and once again, had no budget, so we […]