Category Archives: birthdays

Banner with Ties

Caroline turns 4 today so we are well into party planning mode for the weekend. For the 11 months and 3 weeks she requested a super hero party on a regular basis. Last week she decided she wanted a cheetah … Continue reading

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40

My husband recently turned 40 so the kids and I decorated for the occasion. The glass jars are filled with black beans and then have popsicle sticks standing in the beans. Each popsicle stick had a little picture the boys … Continue reading

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Feb 1st – My Birthday

Happy Birthday to Me! Happy Birthday to Me! Happy Birthday Dear Jennifer, Happy Birthday to Me! Yep, today’s the day. 39 years young. I’m not a person who stresses over the number so I’m good with today. I’m going to … Continue reading

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August Goals Updated

Add 2 items to Etsy Shop – Check! I added the Baby Gender Prediction Test and the Baby Guessing Cards! Continue Cleaning Out the Game Closet with the Kids – Check! So excited we went through and organized. I put the … Continue reading

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Food Flags

For my sister’s baby shower we decided on the colors of hot pink and turquoise. Our theme of the event was “What will the baby be?” or “?” since Amanda is choosing to wait to find out if she’s having … Continue reading

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A Fart Cake

Two years ago my son had a bowling party so naturally I thought I would make a bowling cake. Instead, I made a fart cake. When asked what kind of cake he wanted me to make in true little boy … Continue reading

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Guest Post : Survival Bracelets!

My good friend Melissa and her husband Ryan surprised me with a guest post  – yes, people, my friend wrote a guest post out of the kindness of her heart. Or maybe she noticed the quality of my posts slipping … Continue reading

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Angry Bird Cakes

My boys recently had a combined birthday party and they requested an Angry Birds Cake. Actually they requested a cake with angry bird lacrosse players who were shooting goals on opponents. It’s nice that they think so highly of my … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Party Activities

In order to celebrate my daughter’s 3rd birthday – Mary Poppins style – we came up with a few related activities that 3 year olds would enjoy. First up, drawing on cardboard with chalk (relates to Bert and him drawing … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Hat

I’m pretty sure everyone guessed from this clue that we had a Mary Poppins 3rd birthday party. And if you have a Mary Poppins party, you have to have a Mary Poppins hat. 1 – Go to Target and buy … Continue reading

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