Firecracker Popcorn

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We are expecting some excitement this Independence Day as our newest lil’ firecracker is getting ready to make his debut, so we don’t need much more excitement this year. However, you may be looking for a few fun ways to add some “spark” to your 4th of July celebrations. Last year I shared this recipe on […]

She’s About to Pop Shower on TV

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It was exciting (and a bit nerve-wracking) to be invited to do a segment on “Your Life A to Z”, one of the local lifestyle news shows, this week. When we realized that both the host, Kyle Unfug, and I were pregnant, it seemed like baby showers would make a perfect topic!  I resurrected some […]

Earth Day Birthday Party

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I have a daughter whose birthday happens to be the same day as Earth Day! That hasn’t stopped us from throwing all kinds of different themed birthday parties in the past. But last year we decided to embrace the holiday and make it an Earth Day Birthday Bash! Even if you don’t have an Earth […]

Frozen Birthday Party

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Since I posted my Disney’s FROZEN-themed winter party on the blog in December, it has quickly become one of my most pinned posts on Pinterest! I predicted that it would be the hot–or should I say “cool”–choice of birthday party themes for all of the little princesses out there and I was right! Last weekend […]

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 […]

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 […]

WIN the ULTIMATE “Valentine’s Day Basket” + Blog Hop

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Don’t you love LOVE?  You know I love to plan romantic dates with my man! Sometimes a little creativity can go a long way to make up for a lack of funds. But what if you are low on both this year? I’ve got your back this Valentine’s Day! I am excited to be teaming up […]

Turkey Bowl Thanksgiving Get-Together

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  You know I love me some beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes with nice dishes and clever place cards, but maybe you are in the mood for a more laid-back get-together over this holiday weekend. Maybe you want to watch the big game or maybe you want to play the big game yourself. Here are some ideas […]

Cozy Tablescape and Oatmeal Breakfast Bar

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A couple of weeks ago I attended the Mothers of LIGHT retreat in the mountains of eastern Arizona. I was asked to be a speaker at the retreat, and I also created a couple of tablescapes for the attendees while I was there. Today I’m sharing the set-up I did for our breakfast the first morning. […]

Corncob Treats for Thanksgiving Placecards

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I was really pleased with how our Thanksgiving table came together last year!  It was an elegant out-door gathering featuring gold and cornhusks. You can read all about it here. But I thought I would explain a little more about the corncob treats I made to serve as both a kid-friendly dessert and a decorative place […]