Category Archives: birthdays

A Birthday Skirt

One of my February goals was to make my daughter a skirt or dress. I settled on a skirt since that seemed to be an easier project. Half the coverage, half the work, right? I followed the instructions from the … Continue reading

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We are busy trying to get ready for a birthday party this weekend …. Can you guess what the theme is? Have a great weekend!

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Celebration List – It’s a Printable!

I am the world’s worst person when it comes to remembering birthdays or anniversaries. My entire family and group of friends are all nodding their head in agreement right now. I have two friends who I have known since birth … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve

I am a party pooper and I don’t care. In fact, I wish more moms felt the way I do. I have a pet peeve which goes against my love for crafting. I hate gift bags, goody bags, and here’s … Continue reading

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Care Bear Bingo

I don’t know about you but last night I ate about twenty mini candy bars. If anything, I am underestimating. I spent the rest of the night complaining about my aching stomach while my husband looked on with a, “Why … Continue reading

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CARS Bingo & Party

When Alex turned 5 four years ago he requested a CARS party. It was tons of fun and fairly easy to put together. Since it was a race car party we needed a race track cake. The track is made … Continue reading

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Killer Cake & Entry Way

Finally, the last installment of Andrew’s Lego party. Go here for part 1 (lego bingo) and here for part 2 (lego party boards). Andrew decided he wanted a “Killer the Croc” cake. Actually Killer the Croc was a third choice … Continue reading

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Lego Mini Figure Party Boards

For Andrew’s Lego party we created large wooden character boards. During the party we took pictures of each guest behind the boards. When Andrew sent a thank you card in the mail, each guest also received a photo of himself … Continue reading

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Lego Bingo

For Andrew’s 6th birthday party we had wonderful plans… Early May is typically hot in Texas so we planned on taking the kids to the park to use water balloons and play. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Except…that it turned out … Continue reading

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Lego Man Cake

Alex had a Lego party for his 9th birthday. Derek suggested making a Lego brick for the cake but I quickly dismissed that suggestion since it did not seem like a challenge. Alex provided me with this figure as inspiration … Continue reading

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