Category: Parties

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Ever seen sugar skulls and wondered if you make one?  You CAN!  It does take patience and a little practice but I promise you the results are so great. I love the idea of the Day of the Dead, a celebration of those that have past with colorful decorations and these amazing sugar skulls.  And then I …

Flip Flop Cookies

National Flip Flip day is in June. Who knew there was even a day for my favorite shoe? In my desire to slow down time, as I am not ready for my son to start high school, let’s pretend the calendar says June, not August. What to do to celebrate? Flip flop cookies, of course! While …

DIY Script Sun Hat

Having seen the super cute script sun hats all over social media, I needed one. That is, until I saw the price tag. SO, off to figure out how to DIY I went. Actually the script isn’t that difficult, just a wee bit time-consuming. A bunch of us decided to DIY our own script sun hats …

Game Day Food

Typical conversation with my husband. ‘There’s a <insert sport> game coming up. What should we make to eat?’  Isn’t that everyone’s first question? Game day food is important.  Especially when not everyone is a fan of sports. Good thing we watch big games with our friends. We are forever trying something new for game day food. …

Pizza Dip

Need a great dip for the upcoming game? Here’s an easy pizza dip I’ve tried. You could do any of your favorite pizza toppings. Just think a pizza dip buffet….hmmm. Now there’s an idea! The recipe can be found on Closet Cooking’s blog. I didn’t change it at all and it was easy. I can see …

Sports Turf Pennant Banner

Looking for a fun way  to decorate for big games?  Sounds a little odd but sports turf rug is your friend.  Football, Golf, Soccer, Baseball….lots of possibilities.  But instead of buying turf, which could get expensive…you can buy an artificial grass rug at your local home improvement store for less than $20!  I found mine in the …

Custom Coasters & Napkins 10% off

Planning an big anniversary party or maybe a bridal shower? Check out Wedding Paper Divas, offering 10% off your entire order! My parents’ upcoming retirement party is on my mind not really wedding-like but have you seen the custom coasters and napkins?  I’m sure I can make this work.  They are just too cute to not …

Princess Party Favors

As I mentioned in my Princess Inspired Letters post, I’m very lucky to have friends that let me join in on the fun of planning their daughters’ birthday parties.  Plus this one was Princess themed!  No way I would turn that down. Princess Letters that spelled the birthday girl’s name, cake pops and Cinderella shoe favors …

40 Gifts for 40th Birthdays

Forty! the big 4-0! Definitely a fun birthday to celebrate big. I was lucky enough to assist my friend’s husband in pulling off his 40 gifts surprise. How difficult could this be? Well…. Getting to 20 gifts was easy, even into the 30’s wasn’t so bad once you Google a little. But it wasn’t until 3 …