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Gender Reveal Party

Gender Reveal Party

I have to say that when you are pregnant and NOT with your first, you look to every possible avenue to celebrate this little baby!  My Gender Reveal Party was just what I wanted to celebrate this little person who I am so thankful to have.  You get baby showers with your first and youContinue Reading

Melted Snowman Water Bottle Labels

Melted Snowman Water Bottle Labels

There are so many get-togethers for the holidays and winter months!  Parties, play dates, school parties, lunch with girlfriends, sports parties, mom’s group meetings, etc.  Why not show up with some water bottles in style!?  Melted Snowman Water Bottle Labels!  The printable is available below for Free!! Water bottle labels are such a easy andContinue Reading

Social Artworking Painting Party

Social Artworking Painting Party

This is a sponsored post on behalf of DecoArt, Inc., Social Artworking.  All opinions are 100% my own.  It was a pleasure hosting this party and I am so excited to be partnering with DecoArt for this awesome experience! I would do it again and again!    I had the best time the other night!  DoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Name That Beer! | Father’s Day Beer Tasting Event

Name That Beer! | Father’s Day Beer Tasting Event

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of World Market. All opinions are 100% mine. Dad’s are so special to me.  Not only my own dad, but my husband is a great dad to my boys.  I was so excited to get this opportunity to plan a little event in THEIR honorContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Mod Podge Tiered Platter

Mod Podge Tiered Platter

I am so excited for this tutorial today!  I am sharing my Mod Podge Tiered Platter !  You are going to love these because the concept can be applied to any occasion or holiday!  Supplies Needed: (1) small clear glass plate (1) regular clear glass dinner plate fabric of choice Sparkle Mod Podge Super GlossContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Birthday Party

Mickey Mouse Birthday Party

Oh my!  It took me forever to get this wrap up post put together!  It was such a fun party and Ryan had a great time!  I had as much fun planning it!  Here we go! It all started with the invitations! I made these in Photoshop Elements. I love that program! When guests cameContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Cupcakes

Mickey Mouse Cupcakes

OK…these Mickey Mouse cupcakes were really the easiest things to make.  I guess you can make them as much work as you want to?!  Does that make sense.  You can get more elaborate with the icing if you felt the need but I didn’t and I can assure you they were CUTE as they were!Continue Reading

Mickey Mouse Birthday Banner & Free Printable

Mickey Mouse Birthday Banner & Free Printable

I have to make the boys a birthday banner each year.  Why?  I don’t know?!?  I think they are cute, and fun, and really, really simple decorations that are easy to do and really personal!  I knew a Mickey Mouse Birthday Banner was in order! This year I used Cammie, my Silhouette Cameo to makeContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Centerpieces

Mickey Mouse Centerpieces

Another super cute (and super inexpensive) project to add some Mickey Mouse fun to your party!   Items Needed: Small metal buckets or bins Dried Beans Small Doll Rods (1/4” or smaller) Styrofoam balls in 2 sizes (an assortment package at Dollar tree has enough for one centerpiece) Black Paint Embellishments (Pinwheels or star stakesContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Mason Jars with Chalkboard Labels

Mickey Mouse Mason Jars with Chalkboard Labels

I am so in love with these!  I know, I am a total dork but they just make drinking regular old lemonade SO. MUCH. BETTER.  I am not sure if it is the cute lids, or the fun striped paper straws, or the cute Mickey Mouse chalkboard labels!  I just love it all! I boughtContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Water Bottle Wrappers

Mickey Mouse Water Bottle Wrappers

I love these things!  Such a simple way to coordinate your theme into a party!  Earlier this week I shared Ryan’s Mickey Mouse Birthday Invite as well as some Personalized Drink Bottles I had made for the kids to use. Today I am sharing my cute water bottle wrappers I made and giving you aContinue Reading

Personalized Drink Bottles

Personalized Drink Bottles

I made the kids some cute drink bottles for Ryan’s Party.  From the Invitation I shared yesterday, you can guess most of everything included some aspect of Mickey Mouse.  For these guys I used the Waltograph font to add the kids names to the bottles using vinyl. I started off with some drink bottles thatContinue Reading

Mickey Mouse Birthday Invitations

Mickey Mouse Birthday Invitations

Ryan’s 2nd Birthday Party theme is Mickey Mouse!  One of his favorite characters!  I made these simple Mickey Mouse Birthday Invitations in Photoshop Elements 9. I printed them at Walgreens!  Super cute, super fast and super simple! Did you know there where Disney/Mickey Mouse fonts?  I found mine free!  If you want to download them,Continue Reading

Graduation Cap Candy Pops

Graduation Cap Candy Pops

My baby sister is graduating with her undergrad and so I wanted to make her something fun for her party!  I went to none other than the Cake Pop Queen herself for my inspiration! I adapted mine slightly just to make use of what I had on hand!  Here is how I made mine! ItemsContinue Reading

Cars 5th Birthday Party

Cars 5th Birthday Party

Happy Monday!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  We certainly did!  We celebrated Michael’s 5th birthday with a Cars party this weekend! I made these invites using Photoshop Elements 9.0.  I used a map of Radiator Springs that I found online for free as the background.  Then I placed the wording and the photoContinue Reading

Month by Month

For a bit of added decoration for the party and to show how the wee one’s head has stayed quite large since birth…I decided to do a Month by Month of his cuteness!  I am a die-hard Shutterfly fan! I have been using them since Michael was born in 2006 and have never looked back. Continue Reading

Teddy Bear Picnic Birthday Party

Happy First Birthday to my sweet baby boy!   For Ryan’s First Birthday I decided to go with a “Teddy Bear Picnic” theme.  We decided to have his party in St. Louis at my parents house on  his actual first birthday.  It worked out really nicely because my whole family still lives in St. Louis.  Here’s a recap of hisContinue Reading

Personalized “One” Onesie

I wanted Ryan to sport some sort of cute onesie at his First Birthday Party! I shopped around but really didn’t find anything in the stores that I loved. Target had a cute one in the “I’m One” end cap, but having seen this said onesie on about 16 of my friends one-year-olds this yearContinue Reading

Birthday Banner

I am a huge fan of these personalized birthday banners!  My banner would read “Ryan is one” I bought extra supplies and letters in order to be able to spell out his ages up to age ten.   Items Needed: Cardstock Craft paper Ruler Pencil Scissors glue ribbon/string/twine small clothespins or brads or paperclips or…some sort of fasteningContinue Reading

Cookie Pops

Cookie Pops

I wanted to make a cute tasty favor for everyone to take with them as they left Ryan’s Teddy Bear Picnic.  I decided on cookie pops!  Super easy and super tasty! I started with a package of double stuff Oreo cookies and a package of popsicle sticks.  I carefully inserted the sticks into the centerContinue Reading

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