A Very Hostess Holiday

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I work with a lot of different companies as a blogger on various sponsored posts. My kids are kind of used to random packages arriving at the door and ask me if it is something “for the blog,” but when the package of yumminess from Hostess arrived, things were a little different. My 7-year-old started […]

Season To Sparkle pt.4-Messy Garland, Bows and Fringe

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We’ve got more glitz and glam for your holiday parties this season! Make sure you check each post this week for links to all of the spectacular DIY projects that comprise our Season to Sparkle Holiday party! I’m crushing big time on this messy Holiday Garland by Mod Podge Rocks! It looks like a party […]

Scooby-Doo Halloween

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I couldn’t jump into the line-up of holiday posts I have coming your way without reporting on Halloween 2014.   Zoinks! Jeepers and Jinkies! It’s the gang from Scooby-Doo! We continued our tradition of family Halloween Costumes this year by dressing up as Scooby and his friends. The slightly spooky storylines make it a perfect […]

Book-themed Bar Mitzvah

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]